IconCool Studio is a famous icon editor software, it's an absolute solution for 32-bit icon and Vista icon creating, editing and modifying. With IconCool Studio 8 as your icon helpmate, you can easily create, edit and modify your icons in your studio. With the new, more efficient user friendly interface, IconCool Studio 8 has been developed to help you unleash your innovation, inspiration to experience the process and enjoy cheers.
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Writer: Bill Bing (Author of IconCool and ImageCool Products)
What's new in IconCool Studio 8?
Support Win7/8/Vista/XP OS
IconCool Studio supports latest Win8\Vista OS, creates Win8\Vista icon, fantastic IconCool Mixer, powerful marquee operation, visible filter operation, and flexible gradient editing.
Fantastic Built-in Tool - IconCool Mixer
IconCool Mixer is a tool which is built in IconCool Studio Pro, it provides users who are not design specialists with a quick mechanism for creating world-class, professional icons. IconCool Mixer also provides other useful functions including image layering and blending styles. You can also, without having extensive graphic design training, create unique icons based on 500+ image elements provided by us.
Sample Projects of Mixer
Edit iPhone and Andriod images easily
IconCool Studio 8 as a newest icon editor software, it can create high-quality icons for all versions of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It allows you to create bitmap images for iPhone, Android, Unix application. The bitmap images contain only one format (size and color) and can be saved in different file formats such as optimized BMP, PNG, JPEG and GIF.
Powerful marquee operations
On the basis of IconCool Studio 6 and IconCool Editor 6, marquee tools have been improved and enhanced in IconCool Studio 8 to more conveniently and flexibly select any element of the canvas. Theses tools are Rectangular Marquee Tool, Ellipse Marquee Tool and Polygon Marquee Tool. While using these tools the experience of convenience and swiftness bears the features as well as that of Adobe Photoshop.
Create an icon with 3 states in a minute
IconCool Studio 8 has a function for creating three different states automatically for current icon which is being edited. The software will create Lighter (active), Current Pick (valid) and Gray Scale (invalid). Use this to make a suit of software toolbar buttons with ease.
Visible filter operations
IconCool Studio 8 provides you with about more than 10 filter effects. You can open the preview panel and view the effect after adjusting the preferences by using filters as in Adobe Photoshop.
Flexible gradient editing and color management
IconCool Studio 8 has powerful and easy-to-use color tools, such as color panel, foreground color tool, background color tool, sample color tool and transparency setting tool. Moreover, in order to allow for color flexibly, the software has options for changing from the currently used color to a transparent color or white, or any other color. IconCool Studio 8 offers you convenient gradient tools, you can create, save, use and manage these gradients in the same way as you would in Adobe software family.
Support Multi-format import and export functions
IconCool Studio 8 can import a number of file types, such as PNG, BMP, JPG, JPG2000, GIF, PSD, TIF and so on, into the editing area. The import function has several powerful options that enable you to import an image with ease. What's more, IconCool Stuido 8 enables you to export icons into various file types such as BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG2000, WMF, PNG, TGA, TIF, EMF, PSP and so on.
Convenient shortcut keys to perform
Some controversial shortcut keys have been changed in IconCool Studio 8 so as to reach the experience of convenience and swiftness.
Make .CUR and animated .ANI files easily
Without any other tools' attendance, IconCool Studio 8 provides professional tools for you to create .CUR files and .ANI files which make your mouse cursor more vivid and lively.
Send images to/from Photoshop
IconCool Studio 8 also allows you to send an image to PhotoShop. From IconCool Studio 8, you just choose "Send this image to PhotoShop" from the pop-up menu. The current image will then be transferred to PhotoShop editing area.
Friendly interface and comfortable operating experience
IconCool Studio 8 is easy to use with a friendly interface. We understand that designers are accustomed to using design software such as PhotoShop, Flash, and Fireworks. We developed the interface and operating methods of IconCool Studio 8 with your comfort in mind. With self-contained coding and optimization IconCool Studio 8 allows more stable quality and running efficiency to be available.
Insert an image to current project conveniently
IconCool Studio 8 allows you to insert an external icon to current project when you want to view or edit the icon which is not presented on the canvas.
Create styled watermark quickly
Use Watermark as a special sign for your image to reserve copyright.
Capture the screen area easily
By left-click on the mouse when starting Capture, be easy to drag the marquee to select specific area for image capturing.
Fantastic magic wand tool
It's an easy way for you to select a consistent colored area. When you click an area in an image with magic wand tool, then all areas which have similar color will be selected. You need not to trace out the outline for the areas you want to select. It improves the preciseness for your operation and save your time.