Make and Customize Your Own XP Icons
Aha-Soft Announces the Release of IconXP 1.10
Make and Customize Your Own XP Icons
May 15, 2002 - AhaSoft's latest Icon Editor is specially designed for
easy creation of slick and trendy Windows XP icons. IconXP 1.10 allows
you to create smooth icons for Windows XP. In compliance with the new
icon format introduced by Windows XP (32bit color with 8 bit alpha
channel), IconXP enables you to create icons that contain a smooth edge
over any background.
Other visual effects that are popular and prominent with Windows XP
icons today include drop shadow, gradient, light source from a certain
angle, soft and slightly rounded edges, and a 3D outlook. Version 1.10
offers several new functions to make better use of opacity and
transparency, including the ability to capture transparency when moving
or copying images. You can use RGB lock mode, which allows you to
modify a pixel's transparency while keeping their color. Similarly,
IconXP's transparency lock mode lets you alter a pixel's color while
freezing its transparency.
Creating unique XP icons could be a daunting task without the right
tools. IconXP helps graphic designers and amateurs to create Windows XP
How Does IconXP Do It?
IconXP is fundamentally an icon editor. All of its functions are
designed specially to create icons, unlike other graphics applications
that are not suited for icon creation. In IconXP, you'll find a
full-featured editor for creating attractive icon files. You can start
from scratch, or simply import multiple standard image files (BMP, JPEG,
etc.) and convert them into an icon format.
IconXP allows users to easily create icons that mirrors Windows XP
Icons. For example, IconXP lets you choose the size of your new icon,
the color depth, and the effects that you want your icon to have, all
with a click of a button. You can easily create and modify XP icons with
drop shadow, smooth, rotate, grayscale, colorize, and roll and mirror
effects to create that fun, dynamic, and modern look. At the same time,
you can paint images with gradient and chess fills for dimension and a
rich outlook. You can save to disk, import/export icon images to
ICO, BMP, JPEG, CUR, PNG, ANI, GIF, WMF and Adobe Photoshop PSD files.
With all these built-in characteristics, both professional and amateur
graphic artists alike can create and edit icon images with perfect ease
IconXP was awarded Paul's Pick and obtained a 5/5 rating at RocketDownload
Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT4/XP, 16 MB RAM, Pentium-133 MHz, 2 MB Hard Disk, True Color video mode
IconXP costs $19.95(US). The trial version is fully functional but
expires after 30 days trial.
About the Publisher
Based in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Aha-Soft manufactures award-winning image
processing software for professional and amateur graphic artists.
Aha-Soft's line of icon and cursor tools feature innovative software
designs to set new standards. This privately owned company was founded
in 2000 and is off to a phenomenal start, receiving high praise in its
first year of operation from top Internet download sites including
ZDNet, TuCows and Simply the Best. For more information about Aha-Soft
please visit the company's web site at http://www.aha-soft.com.
P.O. BOX 17077, Krasnoyarsk-10, 660010, Russia
Should you need a full version for review, please send us an email at supportaha-soft.com.
Download Evaluation Copy of IconXP 1.10
Download from: http://www.aha-soft.com/downloads/iconxp.zip
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