You have many folders in your pc. But you always want different look for your own personal folder. If you want so, then you can change the default icon of this folder as your favorite picture.
First thing to understand what is icon? An icon is a small picture that represents the program or file or folder with the “.ico” extension. It contains a images, which has various sizes and values of color depth. There are four sizes used for this: 48x48, 32x32, 24x24, and 16x16.
But to create custom icons from your own pictures is a fairly simple process. There are numerous software available to create and modify your own icon. But using online tools, you can create your icon the easiest way and no need to install and learn how to use.
Below are online tools create and edit icons –
- From here you simply upload your image, set the file format, and choose the three sizes 16x16, 32x32, and 48x48. Then download the new .ico file.
- Now just right-click on the folder and choose Properties.
- Click on the Customize tab and click on the Change Icon button.
- Click the Browse button and then navigate to the folder where you saved the exported ICO file. Choose that and you’re done!
Note that dimension of icons are square, use square image to upload. If image is not square, it will automatically fill blank space to make icon square.