How do i change application icons??

Discussion in 'macOS' started by twistedlegato, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. twistedlegato macrumors 65816


    Jun 15, 2006
    How do i change application icons?? I want to change my harddisk icon, my finder and a few apps. I have the icon images....but how do make them the new icon WITHOUT USING CANDYBAR!

    Please! And the Thanks!
  2. PYR0M310N macrumors 6502a


    Aug 29, 2006
    afraid candybar is the only way i know. but i read somewhere that you can go into the library and just change the .png files, but when i tried that it didn't work
  3. heehee macrumors 68020


    Jul 31, 2006
    Same country as Santa Claus
    Click on the icon...copy the icon or picture by apple + c ... apple + i or right click to get info... Click on the icon right in the info window and apple + v or paste.

    If you want the dock icon to change, you have to go to applications window, do the above and drag the new icon to the dock.

    Here is a step by step instruction from apple.
  4. Fearless Leader macrumors 68020

    Mar 21, 2006
    this process is kind of weird but has worked for me. Get the icon you want to use. right click and choose "get info". single click the icon and copy it. Now right on the item you want to change and select ''get info" single click the icon in the window and paste.

    edit: damn i need to learn to type faster.
  5. Xavier macrumors 68020

    Mar 23, 2006
    This worked for me. It is one feature that didn't change from OS 9.

    Heres a pic

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