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How to Edit Icon for Different Operating Systems

Very often there is an icon file but its resolution or format doesn�t fit the target operating system. Sometimes there is another problem: user needs to generate icons for multiple operating systems from a single icon file. In SoftOrbits Icon Maker you can edit icon file and multiply it for various sizes. There are a few major groups of tools for editing:

  • Selection tools (rectangle, ellipse, lasso selection, etc.)
  • Drawing tools (brush, spray, line, ellipse, etc.)
  • Transformation tools (rotate, flip, shift, etc.)
  • Special effects (color effects, distortion, tone adjustments, etc.)

Using these tools you are free to edit icons in all possible ways. This multi-functional yet handy program makes the creative process easy even for non-professionals. You see each change on the screen and can revert any step. Under Edit button icon can be copied, deleted, reverted to the previous state, etc.

In order to generate icons for different OS go to Image menu and select Image Size item. There you will see a list of sizes required for each operating system. Check the ones you need for Windows, Android and iOS, and the program will immediately generate all selected variations. You can edit or delete icons of unneeded sizes after they are generated. All of them are placed into different frames of your work sheet.

SoftOrbits Icon Maker allows to edit icon files in a smart and easy way, removing all problems for graphic amateurs and saving a lot of time for professionals.