Icon Explorer Description:

Icon Explorer : Extract icons from executables and save them as icon or common image files, find all executables within a drive, and create a virtual library

With the aid of Icon Explorer you can inspect executable files and extract icons to save them on the disk to ICO format. They can also be saved as regular images with the TIFF, GIF, BMP, WMF, PSD, PNG and JPEG extensions, among others.

No installation required

This is a portable application, which means that it's not wrapped in a setup pack. Instead, you can drop its executable file anywhere on the computer or on a portable devices, in order to directly launch the app without worrying about any installers. Additionally, it doesn't make any changes to the Windows registry.

Approachable GUI and options

Users shouldn't have any trouble in figuring out the interface and options. It consists of an integrated file explorer to help you quickly locate executables and it allows you to check out the name, number of containing icons, date of last modification, size, and full path for each file.

Preview and extract icons

You can preview the thumbnail of icons, find out the resolution of each one, as well as easily save it as an icon or image by just specifying the output directory, file name and extension. What's more, you can add all icons to the view or save them to the library.

Automatically find all executables in drives

Icon Explorer is capable of clearing the previous selection. It's also possible to display only 32-bit icons while hiding the rest, customize the icon background color, as well as to conduct a search operation on any drive for executables, include subfolders, ignore duplicates, and automatically add all identified icons to the view.

Evaluation and conclusion

The tool didn't put a strain on the computer's performance throughout our tests, thanks to the fact that it required low CPU and memory to work properly. Scan jobs were carried out in reasonable time. We haven't come across any unpleasant surprises, as it didn't freeze, crash or prompt errors.Although it hasn't been updated for a while, Icon Explorer offers a simple solution to viewing and extracting icons from executables, and it can be seamlessly handled by anyone.


To conclude Icon Explorer works on Windows operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to Freeware license. Icon Explorer download file is only 1.4 MB  in size.
Icon Explorer was filed under the Desktop Tools category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 3.6/5 Score.
Icon Explorer has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck Icon Explorer when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Popularity 7.2/10 - Downloads - 27 - Score - 3.6/5

Category: Desktop Tools 
Publisher: Mitec
Last Updated: 7/22/2019
Requirements: Not specified
License: Freeware
Operating system: Windows
Hits: 367
File size: 1.4 MB 
Price: Not specified

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