Making Windows application icons on Mac

Alex Rice alex at
Mon Nov 3 16:20:19 EST 2003

On Nov 3, 2003, at 2:16 PM, Paul Stary wrote:

> I have carefully created a 32 x 32 pixel graphic with 16 colors, made 
> sure file length was 744 bytes by inspecting with Resorcerer, deleting 
> all Mac resource fork items, saved as .ico file with Graphic 
> Converter.
> Build still fails with error dialog suggesting the file is NOT a 
> proper 744 byte Windows icon file.
> Has anyone done this successfully using Mac?

It's a mystery to me too- I also tried to do it with Graphic Converter 
on Mac. I ended up using the Windows shareware product QTam BMPToICO 

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