Your Mac, your icons.

Image2icon is the easiest way to create your own mac icons and customize your folders and files.
Version 2.0 provides:

## Image to Icon Conversion ##
It’s easy as pie: drop an image to Image2icon, then drop a file or folder apply the icon.

## Icon Templates ##
Unleash your creativity! Choose between 20+ retina ready templates and apply them with just one click.
All the templates are available via In App Purchase.

## Text and Emoji ##
Have fun placing text and emoji on top of your icons

## Image Tuning ##
Zoom, move, rotate and change the background color of your icons to achieve the best final result.

## Exports ##
Save your icon in 9 different formats:

[Available in the free version]
° Folder
° iOS - Every format needed for your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch App
° Android - All the formats for your Android App and Play Store
° Iconset / appIconset
° Favicons - Multisize ico, different iOS formats, Android and IE10 Metro

[Available with In App Purchase]
° Windows ICO

## Background Removal ##
With Image2icon you can easily remove your picture background for best results.

## Restore Icon ##
Restore your original icon with just one drop.

## Batch Export ##
Drop a bunch of images and let Image2icon process them in a single shot.

## Icon Grabbing ##
Do you want to grab an application icon and use it in your projects?
With Image2icon is as easy as dropping a file.

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Thanks To
Gershom Charig,, Marcus Gellermark, Mauricio Estrella,, Bianca Yvonne, Dennis van Lith, Renato Ruškan.

Made By:
Shiny Frog and Nicola Armellini

What's New

Version 2.8.1

Folder (full) Template fix
iOS images naming fix
Improved the folder templates for low resolutions

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
619 Ratings
619 Ratings

A suggestion

Conejito Matador

I’d like to see a little more versatility in the basic folder adjustment for adding a picture on top of a folder. For example currently you can place a photo on top of a folder. Folder is in the shape of a horizontal box. Half of all images are portraits right? Let’s make a mask that you can adjust the size of so the picture doesn’t incorporate the whole folder, but a portion of it so you can still see the edges of the folder being whatever color you want (which is possible with your program thank you). I know you can make the photo be horizontal or anywhere on the folder icon, but if there is a window (a mask) you can see the folder color and see a nice horizontal box that would show the photo you chose as opposed to having a vertical photo just sitting with a large area of the folder ont he right and left side. I don’t know if I made myself clear. I wish I could upload an image so you see what I used to do with my folders manually, but got bored and found your awesome program.

Simple and intuitive...


I had this app back when it’s logo was a gecko and hadn’t used it in awhile. Just downloaded this version and am pleased that it is still a classic example of a great “speciality” app! It’s purpose is focused, it’s simple and intuitive to use, and it gives you a predictable end product that is both pleasing to the eye and of practical value.
My only mild negative would be that I think it’s “free” version is underpriced for such a great product, but it’s template and export options are a bit pricey for the additional functionality. If the “unlocks” were more around $5 for everything, I would have probably purchased them. But make no mistake, this is a well designed piece of software that can make you feel like an artist. Using it makes me happy. I can’t say that about all my computer experiences!

Engraved folder icons don’t look like standard Mac engraved folder icons


This app is extremely easy to use. You can create an icon in 10 seconds! I really like how easy it is to change the horizontal and vertical position of the image in the icon. The quality of most of the icon templates (Folder, Document, Drive) is great. I really like that I can create a Windows ICO file as well; that means I can use this one app for multiple platforms!

However, the “Folder (Engraved)” template results in a softer/lighter engraved image than what I see with the standard Mac engraved folders (e.g., Documents, Pictures, Desktop). For my image, the engraved image was so light that it wasn’t even noticeable in Finder (using a small icon size, in List or Columns view); the folder looks just like the normal folder icon. It would be great to be able to choose how dark the engraving is.

It would also be great to have a DMG template (similar to the Drive template, but not quite).


Shiny Frog Ltd.
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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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