IconLover gives professional and amateur artists the ability to design and edit all the graphics required in the software development cycle, including icons, static and animated cursors, and other interface elements. All these graphics can now be designed in a single application. IconLover offers a variety of features that cannot be found in standard graphics applications. IconLover includes the ability to import icons from executables, image and library files. The built-in search and extract function enables busy artists to scan through the contents of a folder or a drive and arrange all images found in any files into a single icon library for easy and effective management. This program features a greatly improved image editor that offers graphic artists a number of breakthrough features, including the ability to create icons with several raster layers. Layers give you more freedom in using complex graphic tools and creating profession images. This new feature enables Aha-Soft IconLover to rival any high-end graphics package. In fact, IconLover is better than any other high-end tool when considering the creation of icons and other small graphics. IconLover is supplied with all the essential drawing tools, including various kinds of airbrushes, pencils and paintbrushes, as well as miscellaneous text, line and shape tools. The software is equally well equipped in the effects department and offers a variety of solid, patterned and gradient flood fills, drop shadow, smooth, color modification and other effects. The native support for the Windows XP icon format enables artists to create 32-bit icons. IconLover also includes a number of unique features including the ability to apply effects to multiple images in the icon collection. Other new features in IconLover include the support for large images, the ability to export and import transparent PNG images, the ability to export all images from a library to a single 32-bit image and an improved interface.