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Customize Your Desktop Icons with Iconoid

Iconoid is a freeware application for Windows which is specifically designed for desktop icons. Iconoid is a small program that helps reduce the clutter and confusion of the Windows desktop. It helps you to customize the desktop icons. Iconoid can run from the system tray, or it can be hidden completely using a hot key combination.


Features of Iconoid;

  • Automatically hide and display desktop icons
  • Remove the colored box behind icon text
  • Automatically set the colored box behind the text to an optimal color for your desktop picture
  • Quickly and easily minimize all of the windows on your screen
  • Save and restore the positions of icons
  • Insure that icons do not move when you change screen resolutions
  • Save icon locations for each screen resolution individually

Iconoid is supported on Window XP, 2000 and 2003.

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  1. looks nice and easy…will try it

  2. I remember that there is the same kind of software to modify icon. Changing the pictures. But I forget the name.

  3. I’ve been searching for a tool like this for eons. Thanks a lot!

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