Creating high-detail true color alpha-blended icons becomes a hard task unless we use the right tools. AWicons allows creating, editing and managing icons and other small imagery. This is the only tool you need to create vivid icons from scratch!
Version: 10.2User interfaces are getting better and better every year. The most important part of any good graphical user interface is iconic graphics.
License: Free To Try $19.95
Operating System: Windows
A small image that takes only a couple dozens of pixels can sometimes have more meaning than a paragraph of text. Due to the nature of imagery perception icons create the strongest associations in human beings.
New technologies and higher resolution rates allow developers use high-detail true color alpha-blended icons when designing user interfaces.
However creating vivid icons becomes an insurmountable task unless we use the right tools.
Lokas Software is proud to offer a complete icon creator toolbox - AWicons! At an unbeatable price you can purchase all the tools you need to create graphically rich icons in one package!
AWicons allows searching, creating, editing and managing icons, cursors and other small imagery. The application fully supports Windows XP true color icons.
AWicons handles many popular file formats (such as ico, icl, cur, ani, png, gif, bmp and jpg) used to store multiple icons of various dimensions (up to 128x128 pixels) as well as all possible color modes (mono, 16, 256, true-color and true-color with alpha channel)!
AWicons icon management feature allows scanning various locations for images, which is very convenient when you do a lot of graphics editing.
Being an icon drawing suite AWicons offers popular drawing tools (pen, line, ellipse, polygon, text, colors replace, etc.) and drawing modifiers (such as anti-aliasing, multi-color gradient, transparency, etc.). You can apply various artistic effects to your icons. Among those are 'shadow', 'bevel emboss', 'contrast', 'blur' and many others.
AWicons comes with comprehensive help system that includes drawing tips and great samples libraries.
Even if you have never edited icons before you will find it easy and entertaining to learn-by-play with easy-to-use multilingual interface! Humble price and amazing functionality make this software a must have!
Version 10.2: - Windows 7 support improved; - added new free icon collection available for commercial use; - interface improved; - some minor bugs fixed;
Version 10.0: - support for icon with PNG compression (for Windows Vista) added; - new sizes (64x64, 96x96, 128x128) added; - some minor bugs fixed;