Pixelformer alternatives

  • IcoFX

  • IcoFX is an 51 awards winning icon editor. It is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Macintosh icons supporting transparency.

    tags: Portable icon-creator icon-editor resource-editor ico
    platform: Windows PortableApps.com
  • Grafx2

  • GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs Deluxe Paint and Brilliance. Specialized in 256-color drawing, it includes a very large number of tools and effects that make it particularly suitable for pixel art, game graphics, and generally any detailed graphics painted with a mouse. The program is mostly developed on Linux and Windows, but is also portable on many other platforms.

    tags: graphics bitmap
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • BeCyIconGrabber

  • BeCyIconGrabber is a small utility to view icons and cursors of any sizes that are contained in EXE, DLL, ICL, OCX, CPL, SRC, ICO and CUR files. The icons/cursors can be saved either individually as an icon, cursor, bitmap, png file or collectively within resource libraries.

    tags: browse-icon extract-icon extract-images icon-from-exe icon-from-file
    platform: Windows
  • Mtpaint

  • mtPaint is a painting program which Mark Tyler developed from scratch so he could easily create pixel art and manipulate digital photos.

    tags: graphics image-editing xfce pixel-art graphics-editor
    platform: Windows Linux Xfce
  • Pixelesque

  • Pixelsque's goal is to be as simple as possible, while still retaining many powerful features. It works like any standard pixel art editor, with a pen, eraser, and shapes. Pinch zoom and two finger drag can be used to move around the image from anywhere. Lesser-used functions such as save/open/new, and others can be found in the menu, saving valuble screen space on phones, and allowing easy access on tablets. It fully supports all Android devices from low-end phones to high-end tablets.

    tags: 2d-graphics graphics image-editing image-editors pixel-art
    platform: Android Android Tablet
  • RealWorld Icon Editor

  • RealWorld Icon Editor is a complete solution for icon authors offering multiple ways for creating of XP, Vista and Mac icons and for managing icon libraries.

    tags: icons icon-editor
    platform: Windows
  • JDraw

  • JDraw is a pixel oriented graphics editor designed especially for small to medium-sized pictures used to decorate web pages. It is completely written in Java, simple to use and saves (animated) GIFs, ICOs and PNGs.

    tags: pixel-art pixel favicon-creator
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Gconvert

  • GConvert icon toolkit: create, edit, extract, manage and convert icons of any size and color depth. Full support for Windows Vista and XP icons, manage icons in ICL and DLL files, convert from/to other image formats

    tags: icon-editor ico desktop-icons dll cursor
    platform: Windows
  • icon sushi

  • @icon sushi is an image to icon converter that supports the mask editor and the creation of Windows XP 32bit/Windows Vista format icons.

    tags: Discontinued icons icon-creator extract-icon image-to-ico
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • Microangelo Toolset

  • Create Vista icons with Toolset's Icon Editor. Locate and extract hundreds of hi-resolution, 256x256 icons in your Vista installation. Create icons for all Windows platforms. This suite of icon tools includes four integrated components that excel in their specific areas.

    tags: icon-editor icon-browser
    platform: Windows
  • IconLover

  • IconLover is a powerful, yet easy to use icon editor for making your own icons for any operating system, including Windows, Mac OS, UNIX/Linux and iPhone.

    tags: library icons
    platform: Windows
  • IconDeveloper

  • IconDeveloper is a program that makes it very easy to create your own Windows icons. Intead of trying to include a drawing package, IconDeveloper instead allows users to just import images made by other programs and turn them quickly and easily into icons.

    tags: icons icon-editor
    platform: Windows
  • icoworks

  • .ico editor for Windows 8 and Windows RT

    tags: icon-editor icon-creator
    platform: Windows RT
  • X-Icon Editor

  • X-Icon Editor, create high resolution icons from your own browser

    tags: icon-editor favicon high-resolution
    platform: Online