Icon creation has evolved. Use the industry standard to create, extract, convert, manage Windows® and Macintosh® icons like never before. It supports all existing icon formats up to Windows Vista (256x256 PNG-compressed icons) and Macintosh OS-X Leopard (512x512 JPEG2000-compressed icons). You can easily convert icons from one system to another and transfer them using MacBinary files. Use drag & drop to easily create attractive icons from various ready-to-use image objects in seconds. Several packs of image objects is included in the product (more than 2000 objects). A powerful editor permits to create icons using many tools including numerous filters and effects. Once an image is created, add several images formats in one click (automated hi-quality image creation in different sizes and color depths). Create icons from images with alpha transparency (PNG, PSD, JPEG 2000, BMP, GIF...). Create PNG, JPEG 2000 and Web-optimized GIF images from icons. If you work with Photoshop® and Illustrator®, you can import PSD images with layers and use the plug-ins to transfer images in memory and make your icon in a few clicks. 10 Photoshop Templates permits to create your icon with different formats in Photoshop and transfer them in one step to create your icon. Numerous batch procedures have been implemented in IconWorkshop to automatically perform operations on a large number of files. For example, you can create icons from a set of PNG files (ICO files are created). You can also automatically convert several icons between Macintosh® and Windows® OS in seconds. Use a powerful librarian to easily manage all your icon and library (ICL) files. A file explorer permits to browse disks and work with files (images, icons, programs...). This explorer displays files in thumbnail preview mode. Developped in C++ using MFC, IconWorkshop features a fully integrated workspace. Use an exhaustive help system including getting started lessons, how-to procedures and the reference manual.