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Editors' Review

by   / February 25, 2014

Folder iChanger provides multiple tools for changing the icon images associated with many different files on your computer. Use one of the many included images, or import one of your own, and then just choose the files you want to assign the new icon image to, and you're ready to go. This tool can help with your organization, or just make using your desktop a little more fun.

The interface of this app is clear and streamlined, although there is no Help file available to explain the features. There aren't too many to check out, though, so it's not too hard to figure out how to use the program on your own. The toolbar across the top of the window contains action tools, and that's where you'll go to select the location to import your new icon image from. Options include icons in the app, an icon file, and executable file, and systems icons. The app comes preloaded with 60 icon images that you can use or save to your computer, either as ICO files or image files. File type options for saving as an image include PNG, JPG, and BMP. To find the files that you want to change the icons for, you'll have to click the "Add Directories" tab, and find them on your computer. Once you have a directory loaded, you can select all files, deselect all files, or go through and pick out files, manually, that you want to assign a new icon to.

This app works well, but it can be a bit confusing for anyone not familiar with this type of program. However, it's free and straightforward to use once you get the hang of it, so it's worth a try if you're interested in customizing the icons on your desktop.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.1

  • Change or set icons of folders, hard drives and flash memory, it contains optional icons non-Windows icons.
  • Import icons from (ico) files and Extract icons from executable files (exe, dll, ocx, cpl, scr).
  • Export extracted icons or save as different types and extensions (ico, png, bmp, jpg).
  • The Folder iChanger can change the icons to unlimited count of folders at same time, now you can add your folders into Folder's List or let the program to search inside subfolders and add them.
  • You can drag and drop an executable file, icon or even folder, to use it through Folder iChanger.
  • Shortcut in the context menus for Windows OS when right-click on icon , executable file or folder to use it through the Folder iChanger program.
  • Support 64-Bit systems, where the program can extract icons from files that have been built on 64-Bit systems.


Publisher Mohaned Bondoq
Publisher web site
Release Date July 04, 2012
Date Added July 10, 2012
Version 2.1


Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Icon Tools

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4

Download Information

File Size 5.34MB
File Name Folder_iChanger_Setup_21.exe


Total Downloads 6,283
Downloads Last Week 1


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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