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Online Favicon Generator

This is a nifty little tool I found when browsing Apple’s .Mac discussion groups a couple of days ago. It will turn any pic on your computer into a favicon for your website.

Online favicon generator

Sure, you first have to make sure the image is suitable to be scaled down to 16×16 pixels, but it beats buying an application just to save your favicon as a .ico file.

What’s a favicon, you say? It’s the little custom picture you sometimes see before the web site address in your browser’s address bar, or before the name of a bookmark in your browser’s bookmarks list. This little tool makes it possible for your website to have its own, personalised favicon.

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