256 color icons in Windows

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Tue Oct 7 21:02:01 CDT 2003


Hi Trevor,

I'd suggest creating a monochrome color scheme, and then dithering the icon
in Photoshop using an adaptive palette and forced black and white before
saving as a 16-color BMP.

See
<http://www.altuit.com/webs/altuit2/RunRev/Tutorials.htm>
if you haven't already. I've had success doing it this way.

best,

Chipp

> Just wondering if someone knows of anyway to get a Rev executable to
> have a 256 color icon?  I am getting complaints from a client about how
> ugly the icon for an app looks when using alt+tab on windows to switch
> apps.





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