IconTweaker

IconTweaker

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 32 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    136,130
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 11, 2006
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.92MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    42
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #9 in Icon Tools

Editors' Review

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Bored of your Desktop look? Though the freeware won ??t make a major overhaul of your system, it enables you to quickly change icons. The program comes with 11 nice icon themes. Plus, you can create your own ones. IconTweaker enables you to return your icons to the previous state with one button click. Users, who work on computers running operating systems other than Windows XP, will appreciate the ability to change folder and disc icons. The app gives you an easy access to hidden Windows settings that let you remove an arrow and the ??Shortcut to.. ?? prefix from shortcut icons. Simple and free, IconTweaker is a good choice for anyone who want to instantly embellish Windows looks.
 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"A little disappointed"

October 23, 2010  |  By seatsea01

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

It is a easy to use program

Cons

It hase old icons.

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2 stars

"Unsatisfactory"

October 10, 2010  |  By symbolicme619

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

This program is pretty easy to use and the perfect choice for people who want to change icons of one of their files.

Cons

For people who want to load an icon package for their system like *.ips etc, this program is useless unless you want to waste your time applying icons toeach and every file. Instead of downloading this, i suggest people to buy Axialis Icon Workshop

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1 stars

"very Terrible"

July 14, 2010  |  By myoung21

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

there was None

Cons

After download it was deleted because of a virus.

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2 stars

"Quite Disappointed"

April 24, 2010  |  By rikiki_angel

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

-Changes windows systems icons, there are some icon packs online to change a lot of icons with one click
-Can individually change a folder/drive icon.(Click last two icons in the preview picture)
-Changes all cursors also

Cons

Using XP. Does not change all icons: you try right click in browser and save anything and it'll come out the My Recent Documents, Desktop, My Documents, etc. The first two icons cannot be changed, kind of break my icon theme.
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Summary

-Individual .ico icon sometimes cannot be opened to use and I have to make use another program to make it into a .icl icon library to make this program open and use the icon.
-I'm not sure if it's this program's fault but when I first use it, my text files icon and configuration settings icons become sharing the same icon and no matter what I try if I change one of the icon, the other icon will change, reverting them back to windows icons does not help.
-Hmm, not really a con for me but I should say that the icons packs that come with this program are not very pretty.

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2 stars

"Not Much of A Difference..."

December 16, 2009  |  By philw19642002

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

I do see a few icons that have a slite different look to them but not many!!

Cons

Do not see that much of a change to my iCons. I had iCon Desktop Toy 4.1 before I downloaded iCon Tweaker. Maybe that has an effect on what I now see??

Summary

I did like the selection I could choose from but however post downloading iCon Tweaker I do not see much of a change to my Desktop!!

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5 stars

"Looks Great!"

November 26, 2009  |  By jpboyrox

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

Just downloaded it! Looks great, really excited about jazzing up my icons!

Cons

Seems very easy to use so far

Summary

Not a particularly attractive piece of software, not compared to icon packager anyway but beggars can't be choosers and it does the job just as well!

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3 stars

"Changes all Icons with the Click of a Button"

November 04, 2009  |  By katnip3

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

Themes radically change all icons from "My Computer" to "Workgroup."

Cons

The program does not specifically give you icons to change individual folders. The way everything works is through themes.

Summary

Gives all your folders a brand-new look.

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2 stars

"Not exactly what you would think of an icon-maker"

October 12, 2009  |  By Dlanod5

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

It has icons, yes but microsoft´s are better by far.

Cons

icons are some what made in a hurry, and have nothing to motivate you to keep them

Summary

An Icon, got´s to be SMART, since its quiet, its got to say a LOT when you see it, and... here is where this package fails.

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3 stars

"good, but...."

June 03, 2009  |  By lee_au1420

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

Easy to get rid of shortcut arrow, cool

Cons

struggling to change sub folder icons, ir folders in mydocs

Summary

potential, could be easier though

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3 stars

"It does the job"

January 13, 2009  |  By anthony f wood

 |  Version: IconTweaker 1.1

Pros

It allows selection of individual or themed icons
For freeware its good.

Cons

Can not alter individual system folders. Guess I'll just have to buy microangelo.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Joost Verburg
Publisher web site http://www.icontweaker.com/
Release Date January 11, 2006
Date Added January 11, 2006
Version 1.1
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Icon Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 2.92MB
File Name IconTweaker.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 136,130
Downloads Last Week 42
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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