Robert Polubinski, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / February 15, 2013
Any program from this collection is designed to provide you with a neat, easy to use solution for creating icons from BMP files. Furthermore, many of them provide additional editing capabilities, allowing you to customize the icons with ease.
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
If you’re looking to make, edit, change or extract icons, Easy Icon Maker is a small and easy-to-use all-in-one utility. Edit your own professional icons easily and quickly with a built-in editor. It is also possible to extract an icon from an EXE or DLL file. Go ahead and import graphic files that are BMP, JPG or GIF and save it into an icon file or export the file to a graphic file.
Image Icon Converter is a powerful and handy application that allows you to easily convert BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TGA, TIF and PCX formats into Windows icons. This incredible program helps you edit digital images into icons, and also does the reverse, transferring icons into digital images.
Any to Icon is a program that can convert any popular image into a Windows icon. This utility will allow you to create new icons to use with your Windows, starting from a file already saved in your disk. You can select files or folders, or drag and drop them into the program´s window.Then, you can choose the size that you want for your icon, and its color depth.
IconConveter or IconMaker 2.0 is a program to create an icon or cursor from an image. IconConverter creates icons or cursors from all or a part of an image and it can also save an icon as an image. IconConveter can handle the following file image formats: JPG, PNG, GIF and BMP.
Many times, icons are more useful than images for specific usage, bringing down the overall burden of the memory wasted for handling fully-fledged images. For almost all possible conversions of images into icons or vice-versa, Image2Ico is a resourceful application, which supports a wide range of image formats including bitmap formats and JPEG Bitmap formats
Pop-a-BMP-to-ICO is a simple image converter that was designed to make creating icons easier by converting 32x32 bitmap images into .ICO files.
Chamaleon Icons is a program that can create Windows icons from images of any format. Customized icons are a great detail for those who love giving their personal touch to desktop applications. Icons can be created from images of all .jpg formats, .gif, .png, or .bmp. In addition, you can also use a movie frame from .mpg, .avi, and .swf files.
Digital Image To Icon Converter allows you to convert images in to Windows Icons. You can include different sizes 8x8, 16x16, 24x24, 32x32, 48x48, ad 64x64 and use transparent color for the image. Input formats supported: bit map (BMP), graphics interchange format (GIF), joint photographic experts group format (JPEG), extension of jpeg files (JPG) and portable network graphics format (PNG).
With Ani.cur.ico Editor you can: Create and edit animated cursors Create and edit icons for Windows XP in 32-bit color depth with 8-bit alpha channel Import .ico, .bmp, .jpeg images into icons Export icon images to .ico, .dib, .bmp, .jpg files Extract icons from Windows executables, libraries, animated cursors Modify images with rotate, roll, mirror, transparent effects.