Can we create icns files or just open them?

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2020-04-20 22:29:39

Nice to be able to open icons but can't really do anything with them other than save 1 resolution as a graphic.

Where's the value in that or am I missing something?
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2020-04-22 13:38:17

Hi there, I'd day the main value is that you don't have to use another app to convert ICNS to PNG (or another compatible format) before opening the files. To create a proper ICNS set, you're probably best off using Xcode and for rough edits/changes, you can also do quite a lot in Preview, even if it isn't super convenient. There are some more instructions here: ... icns-files

Hope that helps!
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2020-04-22 16:53:43

I hope full icns file support is in the future.
By the way, I can drag individual icon resolutions out of the .icns file with preview.

Thank you for the response
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2020-04-23 15:24:33

We'll keep the idea in mind! 🙏
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2020-06-04 10:30:16

maybe in the next major version ?
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2020-06-08 06:59:06

by Varjubacsi 2020-06-04 10:30:16 maybe in the next major version ?
That's unlikely, to be honest, the features for the next major update (the next two, in fact) are already set...
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2021-02-04 11:41:37

Without ICNS support, the work in macOS is tiring...
i think it, its a must have feature in apple platform.