Convert bitmaps to icons

You can turn any .bmp file into an icon simply by changing its extension to .ico.

Click the bitmap file you want to change, select File-Rename, and then replace the .bmp extension with .ico. Press , and Windows will immediately replace the application icon with a tiny version of the image. Keep in mind that the icon image may look small, but Windows must still deal with the contents of the .bmp file. System performance will suffer if Windows must redraw dozens of these images.

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