Ordinary folders in the Mac OS X Finder are always displayed with the same boring old blue folder icon.
Sometimes you might want to liven this up. Perhaps you browse a music collection through the Finder as well as in iTunes, or have photos that you browse in the Finder as well as in iPhoto. You might create artwork, or own a collection of home movie DVD files. Whatever things you have, one thing is for sure — the standard blue folder icon doesn't give you many clues about the folder's contents.
This is where Add Folder Icons comes in. It uses any pictures found inside a given folder to create a customised icon based on a configurable icon style. There is a set of built-in icon styles and you can create your own.
• Fixes a bug that prevented the application working properly on OS X 10.9 or earlier
• Adds an extra Help page providing a guide to setting up Folder Actions for automated icon addition
Ratings and Reviews
It's a quick, lightweight, easy to use app that is still supported in 2018! (I originally downloaded it in 2011).
I love that you can customise your own presets and tell the program the common names of files to be used as the cover art (under Preferences > Advanced).
It's excellent overall!
Very nice app
This is a neat little app that makes my folders look much more interesting. It also is useful to find a particular music folder or set of photos at a glance.
a mystery to me
Installed it and tried using - all the boxes come up, I follow the instructions, the plus sign and add icon button, but still my folders are boring old blue?????
Bet it's good when it works.....
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.