Custom/changing app icons

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by qrtr, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. qrtr macrumors newbie

    Nov 20, 2012
    Trying to create custom icons for certain apps but having some issues.

    I make the image in PS, save it and then change the file to .icns. I replace the original icns file with mine, but the icon appears as the sheet with the letter "A" image.

    Any thoughts?
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
  3. Benjamin, macrumors member


    Jun 13, 2012
    Brighton, UK
    Option 1. CandyBar
    Option 2. Choose the application you want through the finder. Get info (CMD+I). Either open the image with preview or get info on the image as well. Copy the image (CMD+C). Click the little icon on the top left of the get info screen. The outer-edge should go blue. Paste. (CMD+P).

    When I last went into the apple store they looked strangely at me when they saw my icons, but w.e.

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