Date 24-Jan-2012 16:53:28
Topic: software OS4

Icons Reworked


I present here one of my projects,I'd like to share with you.
AmigaOS4.1 is a very smart and successful operating system.
The icons are visually beautiful.
Unfortunately this does not apply sometimes with ThirdPartySoftware.
Often the icons are very old and ugly,just do not look up to date.
This fact can not be changed,except you do it yourself.
Exactly what I've done is to create over 110 Iconsets.
As software I used Gimp,PNGConverter and IconEditor on the X1000.
Since I am not a graphic designer and I have two left hands for this,I had to
solve the problem differently.

I've searched the graphics and then edited it together.
Icons from WarpView,InsanaPlaya,GFXBench2D,Grunch,RageMem and AmigaFlipclock i
have designed myself.
In the other sets I've entered only modern icons and usually processes the main
Therefore, there are certainly one or another icon,where the idea is certainly
not new.
The icon sets I have created you need only to copy the .info files to your
original folder.
For this you can take DOPUS.I request every developer from the respective
programs to take this into your download archives.
The whole thing is very time consuming.Sometimes I sit here by the idea of an
icon to
satisfactory result 2 hours to finished it.
Anyone who feels called can contribute to this project.

ToDo:Create more iconsets

Big Thanks goes to Martin Merz" mason",Frank Ruthe "cha05e90".Massimo Tantignone

To see all icons ,you must install LIBS/IconModules/png.iconmodule and reset
then your Amiga.
Here is the link,where you get the png.iconmodule

This is the latest version of Icons Reworked .
You need not be sad, Icons Reworked 2 will follow.
I will first make a couple of months a break.

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