Converts PNG files to Windows icon resource files. If you're looking for a program to create a favicon.ico for your website, look no further. If you need instructions or don't even know what a favicon is, check out my short tutorial on how to create and install a favicon.ico.
The program is extremely simple to use. To create a favicon.ico that contains a logo in the resolutions 16x16 and 32x32 (an icon can contain multiple images of different sizes, but a single 16x16 image is enough for a favicon), you would use a command like the following:
png2ico favicon.ico logo16x16.png logo32x32.png
If you use Windows, then download the following package that contains a ready-to-run executable and documentation:
ATTENTION! This is a console application without a Graphical User Interface (i.e. no icons, no mouse)! You have to launch it either from the console or via Start/Run. You can NOT just double-click it.
On other platforms, you will have to compile the program yourself. The following package contains the source code and documentation:
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