There are many kinds of image or graphic formats available for use. But the .ICO file format is different from all others like .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, .TIF and so no. ICO file format is use in windows as icon.

ICO file format has the ability to resize itself differently with different color depth directly into files. That’s why it looks so clear and sharp even 256px or 32px or whatever size it is! So you might be feeling to extract this image file format.

Tools For Extract Icon

We need tools for extracting icon files from EXE file. There you can find a lots of tools for this work in internet. We will use some popular tools as example. If do not have these tools then you can download it from internet. Needless to say the tools are free!

  • IconViewer
  • IconsExtract
  • Quick Any2Ico

IconViewer

IconViewer is a popular tool for extracting icon from EXE file. To use this click here to download.

We hope you can install this program. After installing the program, go to the file location of your wanted exe file and right-click on the EXE file for which you want the icon to be extracted. [Here we are using Google Chrome Browser as example] Then click on the properties.

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Extract Icons With IconViewer Nearblogs.com

Then click on Icons. Select the image which you want to save and select the file size ‍and format. Then hit enter and your work is done. Enjoy!

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IconsExtract

IconsExtract is also a popular tool for this work. You don’t need to install this! Just download and run the file. For download click here.

Double click the file for run. Then type ctrl + I or click on file and then click on Search For Icons.

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Extract Icons with IconsExtract NearBlogs.Com

Now you can give the file directory or you can select the folder by clicking on Browse Folders or you can select EXE files by clicking on Browse Files. After selecting file click on Search For Icons. You can also select image size by clicking on Include only icons with specific image size.

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Now select the image you want and type ctrl + S or click on save.

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Quick Any2Ico

Quick Any2Ico is also an awesome tool for extract the icon files. Like IconExtract, you don’t need to install this for use. Just download and run for use. So to download it click here.

After download, double click on the file for run. Then you can find there is three sector, select source, select destination and image formats and options.

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Extract Icons With QuickAny2Ico – Nearblogs.com

Now just select the file with the help of first sector. Select destination to save your file. [Where you want to save the file]. Then select image format and size and now click on Convert it. Your work is done. Now have Fun.

There are also a lots of tools for this. If you feel curious, then you can search on Google or any other search engine!