Icon error/use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #640
rpresender at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 27 16:28:01 CDT 2002
Hi Josh and Mike,
You may want to try a free download of 'Icon Studio' for Windows PCs at:
I used it for my Will Creator program (initially done on my Mac put
completed and built on my PC. I assume that you have a Windows PC.
Regards ... Bob
> I am having difficulty producing a suitable icon for my Windows
> applications. I am currently using "Icon Snatcher" and "Icon Grabber"
> utilities to convert my PhotoShop bmp files to .ico files. When I go
> make my Standalone app from Revs "Build Distribution" stack, I get the
> following error:
> "Windows Application icon file is wrong size (must be 744 bytes). Make
> you have created a 16 color icon and try again"
> I limited my icon color palette to 16 colors and tried some variations
> just can't get it!
> Any recommendations on method for creating icons or a great utility for
> converting my graphics to icons? I am more of a Mac user so this topic
> really baffles me (Mac Icons are easy to deal with). I do have a
> machine available for the conversion/creation of icons. Any and all
> recommendations are welcome.
> Mike Brown
> Cyber-NY Interactive
> mike at cyber-ny.com
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