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Online fav-icon creator

Online FavIcon Maker
- current color
Default colors:
<- transparent color

Custom color: # 

Create favicon from picture:

Professional icon maker

This web application allows creation of 16x16 icons (favicons) using simple drawing tools. If you require a crystal-clear icon with smooth edges, shadows, or other advanced effects, please consider using our professional 3D icon editor.

How to use it:

  • Select one of basic colors by clicking on a color square on the right side of the window.
  • Erase pixels by drawing with transparent color (checkboard) or erase the entire canvas by clicking the Clear Canvas toolbar button.
  • Select a custom color by typing its hexadecimal web color code to the box under the default colors and click the 'Set' button
  • Choose drawing tool by clicking a button in the toolbar:
    • "Pencil" is changing colors of pixels when a mouse is moving over the canvas while the left button is pressed.
    • "Lines" draws a line from the point where the mouse button was pressed to the point where it was released.
    • "Dropper" allows to set current color from an icon's pixel.
  • Create favicon from a jpg or png picture using the box under the editor window. (Alpha channel is not supported.)
  • Download your new icon by simply clicking the 'Download Icon' button in the toolbar.

More resources

Find out how to modify your web pages to display favicons.

Download icons from the icon library.

Download RealWorld Icon Editor to create professional icons.

Important: This online icon maker requires a web browser with Javascript 1.2 support such as Internet Explorer 6, Firefox, or Opera. If you are experiencing problems, make sure that you are using one of the supported browsers and Javascript ("Active content") is enabled.

Recent comments

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user icon Anonymous on June 5th

what even

paint is better than this

Ew! Omg! Gross!

Pretty bad ;-)

user icon Anonymous on June 9th


user icon Anonymous on June 12th

it's good.

user icon Anonymous on July 3rd

:-D making a browser

user icon Anonymous on July 5th

How to use

user icon Anonymous on July 16th

Bad as crap

user icon Anonymous on July 21st

I wanted a simply drawn icon with a transparent background and this gave me exactly what I needed.

user icon Anonymous on July 27th

you can also make their own mouse cursor?´ :-o :-( :-D

user icon Anonymous on July 29th

It's the old version of windows!

user icon Anonymous on August 21st

Why too much pixels? Im going to make a Android icon, but the whole thing just turns into a lil' black pixel. It's too small. :-(

user icon Anonymous
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