|January 11, 2017|
Having custom folder icons makes searching for content a bit easier. I find it very useful as a top-level folder, so that in a quick glance you know the contents inside of the folder.
There are plenty of tools for Macintosh users to create custom folder icons. A popular custom icon application is Image2icon by Shiny Frog.
I thought it would be useful to have a template for Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo. I would have the ability to use all the cool tools in Affinity to make awesome icons.
I created a template for Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo:
The key thing to remember when using this template is to place your working image/graphic in the same group as the folder icon. In the attached file, there is a picture of 'Bates Hall' in the Boston Public Library. You can see that it in the Folder icon group:
If it's not in the proper group, then the layer clipping will not work properly and the image will take up the entire workspace.
January 4, 2018.
but how do you convert them into an icon? ico format is not available
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