Edit and Manage Windows Icons with Ease
Aha-Soft Has Released Its Newest Icon Editor and Icon Library Manager
September 2003 - Aha-Soft, a leading developer of graphics software for Windows, has announced the release of IconPilot version 1.0, its innovative tool for creating, editing and managing Windows desktop and application icons and icon libraries. The release follows the extensive period of beta-testing, during which thousands of users all over the world had a chance to test-drive IconPilot and submit their feedback to the developers.
"Quality eye-catching icons play crucial role in creating any software product's image," says Andrew Fomine, founder of PuzzleLab, Inc., the developers of original puzzle games for Windows. "An icon is the first thing a user sees when he wants to start an application and the message this icon conveys may be very important. Beginners often tend to overlook this aspect of visual design and use standard icons included in some free libraries failing to take the chance to make their application stand out of the crowd. With IconPilot icon creation is a breeze. The program is very easy to use and it will not challenge even the most inexperienced artist."
Designed specifically for effective icon creation and management, IconPilot offers numerous features that cannot be found in multifunctional graphic editors (such as Photoshop). For example, it allows busy artists to edit icons stored inside executables and other program files. IconPilot also supports the 32-bit color with 8-bit alpha channel format of Windows XP icons.
Other features of the program include:
Creation and management of icon libraries
Ability to replace the standard Windows Desktop and folder icons
Direct support for BMP, JPEG and PNG images with sizes up to 127x127 pixels
Ability to import images in BMP, JPEG, ANI, CUR, WBMP, PSD and PNG formats
Ability to export icons to BMP, JPEG, ANI, CUR, WBMP, PSD and PNG formats
Extraction of icons from executables, libraries and cursor files
Batch extraction of icons from all files stored in a certain directory and saving the extracted icons to a single icon library;
Versatile paint tools and effects (drop shadow, opacity, grayscale, colorize, rotate, roll, mirror)
You can try this program for free for 30 days.
Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP, Pentium 133MHz or higher processor, 16MB of RAM, 2MB of free space on the hard drive, True Color video mode.
30 days free trial. Registration cost is US $19.95.
About the Publisher
Aha-Soft manufactures award-winning image processing software for professional and amateur graphic artists. The company's award-winning line of icon and cursor tools features 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 from the industry experts in its first year of operation. Aha-Soft has established significant market penetration by utilizing an Internet-based sales and distribution model with an estimated 750,000 users worldwide. In addition, the company has over 2,000 corporate customers that include many Fortune 500 companies. For more information about Aha-Soft please visit the company's web site at
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