There are several programs that are specially designed to work with various icon formats such as ICO, or ICON and thus are your best choice to perform conversion between these file types.
Convert Icon image file to Icon image.
We have found 7 software records in our database eligible for .icon to .ico file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert icon to ico on Windows
Axialis IconWorkshop is a full-featured program that allows you to create icons for Windows, Mac and Unix. It is also able to paint icons for Windows 10 (768x768) and Macintosh icons up to 1024x1024 for Macs with Retina display with variable transparency (alpha channel).
It supports various conversions of icons to standard picture file formats and vice versa as well as conversion of icons between Mac and Windows formats.
Convert from icon file
to ico file
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The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned icon to ico. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
IconUtils is solution used to create icons and cursors for Microsoft Windows. IconUtils is able to create and edit icons as well as create and edit static and animated cursors. You can export final icon/cursor as ICO, BMP, JPEG, CUR, PNG, WBMP, XBM, XPM, PSD (Adobe Photoshop) and RC (Resource Compiler) files.
ActivIcons is icon manage for Microsoft Windows that is able to change properties for various icons on your Windows desktop and in Explorer, plus attributes for many other desktop settings. Users can save and restore the desktop layout, repair corrupted icons, increase the size of the Windows icon cache to prevent future problems etc.
GIMP is a free graphic and photo editor used to photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP is able to expand its features with plug-ins and extensions.
IconForge is tool used to create incons, cursors and icon libraries for Microsoft Windows. It is able to import from and export projects to a variety of other image, icon and animation types.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert icon to ico on OS X
GIMP for Mac is a free graphic and photo editor that allows users to retouch photos, compose images etc. GIMP is able to expand its features with plug-ins and extensions.
Linux/Unix software - convert icon to ico on Linux
GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.