Making Windows application icons on Mac

Paul Stary paul at
Mon Nov 3 16:35:47 EST 2003

Thanks, Alex,

I was able to download BMPtoICO 
<>here and it 
worked like a charm!

Paul Stary

>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 (sp?)
>Alex Rice <alex at> | Mindlube Software | <>
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