Folder Icons


macrumors newbie
Original poster
Nov 20, 2009
I'd like to design a set of custom folder icons for Snow Leopard, much like the special folder icons that exists for the Home, Movies, Library etc. folders. For this, I want to use the vanilla folder icon and add some imagery. I use Icon Composer, so I need the standard folder icon template pictures for 512x512, 256x256, 128x128, 32x32 and 16x16. I think there are three different templates: one for 16x16, one for 32x32, and one for the larger ones. Does anyone know where I can find these pictures?


Moderator emeritus
Jun 15, 2000
Easiest way to get it is to Get Info a folder in the Finder, then select the icon and Copy it. Then open Preview and and go File > New from Clipboard. Then you should have the icon in its various sizes that you can export.
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