Icon files (ICO) are most commonly used in software programs for creating interface , shortcuts etc. They can also be used for creating favicons in websites .Finding a suitable ICO file is very difficult task ,or we need to convert an image in other formats like JPEG ,PNG ,PSD etc. to icon format . Last year we posted an article on adding a favicon in Blogger . RentASoft image converter is a free application that could be used to aid this article by creating icon files from PNG ,JPEG and PSD formats. Here we also discuss some online services and plugins (photoshop) for easy image to ICO conversion .
RentASoft image converter .
RentASoft image converter can convert between more than 14 image formats including those mentioned above . Just right click on the target image and click on convert image to > ,then the above window appears . Select ICO >icon size and convert .
Download RentASoft image converter and convert JPEG ,PNG PSD files to icons .
Convert JPEG ,PNG PSD to ICO online .
Convertico is a free online service that lets you to convert almost all image formats including JPEG,GIF and PNG into ico format .
Visit convertico .
ICO plugin for photoshop .
Here is a free photoshop plugin which can work within photoshop/paintshop to generate good looking icons from JPEG ,PNG and PSD formats .
Download ico photoshop plugin .