IconEdit2 7.1reviewed by Tony Hill (rating: 3.5/5) on
Note: review was written for version 7.1 of IconEdit2
IconEdit2 is a simple app for creating and editing icons. It features all the common editing tools, supports a number of formats and adds some additional functionalities like Filters and Capture tool.
User interface is simple and intuitive. You can create and edit icons in number of preset sizes, from 16x16 pixels to 256x256 pixels. Editing tools are similar to those found in Paint, like Pen for drawing points, Fill tool, Select tool, Color picker and others. In addition, there is also a Capture tool for creating snapshots of your screen and can be used in size of current drawing canvas or in a custom size as Crop.
Icons can be imported in a number of formats, including ico, gif, tif, tiff, icl, nil, bmp, exe, dll, jpg, jpeg and png. Exporting can be done in bmp, gif, jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, png, different color depths of ico format and also as PNGs for iOS app in dmg format or PNGs for Android app in zip format.
In addition, you can also rotate or flip canvas, apply Filters (Sponge, Colorize, Emboss and others), adjust brightness, contrast, hue and saturation, undo or redo last action, zoom in and out and enable grid lines or guides. If you encounter any difficulties, a detailed help is also available.
• Simple and intuitive interface • Supports a number of formats
What's new in this version
• Cursor file (*.cur) support added
Operating system: Win XP, Win Server 2003 R2, Win Vista, Win Vista 64 bit, Win Server 2008, Win 7, Win 7 64 bit, Win Server 2008 R2, Win 8, Win 8 64 bit, Win Server 2012, Win Server 2012 R2, Win 8.1, Win 8.1 64 bit, Win 10, Win 10 64 bit, Win Server 2016, Win Other