Creating an icon for one of your projects is something that a vast array of graphic editors is able to handle. Nevertheless, specialized applications are recommended, especially if you want to make sure that your icons are as sharp as possible down to the very last pixel.
As its name clearly suggests, Easy Icon Maker is a straightforward piece of software that provides you with all the necessary tools for designing, editing and even extracting icons for your app projects.
Probably the first thing you should know about this utility is the fact that it allows you to create almost transparent or opaque icons with dimensions ranging from 16x16, 32x32, 48x48, all the way up to 64x64, in both RGB and Alpha color channels.
This is the best time to point out that the app can also help you extract from any EXE or DLL file. For your convenience, Easy Icon Maker offers the possibility of importing graphic files such as BMP, JPG or GIF.
Subsequent to its surprise-free installation process and upon first launching the utility, you are welcomed by the app's old school user interface. Right off the bat, if everything seems a tad bit familiar, then as you may have already guessed, it has something to do with the fact that the app 'borrows' certain tools and UI elements from the legendary Paint app.
Before we conclude, we would like to point out that that the application also bundles a set of filters that might be of interest to you. For example, with their help, you can add change the icon's look by increasing or decreasing the brightness and contrast levels, as well as by adding blur, sharpen, color invert and even grayscale effects.
Taking everything into account, thanks to its novice-accessible set of tools (Icon Changer, Icon Searcher, Icon Extractor and Icon Explorer), intuitive layout and a collection of easily-applicable effects, Easy Icon Maker offers one of the most straightforward and fastest ways to create icons for your projects.