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Convert PNG to ICO via Java

Transform PNG into ICO using native Java APIs without needing any image editor or 3rd-party libraries.

How to Convert PNG to ICO Using Java

In order to convert PNG to ICO, we’ll use Aspose.Imaging for Java API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use image manipulation and conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from Maven and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

Repository

<repository>
<id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>

Dependency

<dependency>
<groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
<artifactId>aspose-imaging</artifactId>
<version>version of aspose-imaging API</version>
<classifier>jdk16</classifier>
</dependency>

Steps to Convert PNG to ICO via Java

Developers can easily load & convert PNG files to ICO in just a few lines of code.

  • Load PNG file with Image.load method
  • Create & set the instance of required subclass of ImageOptionsBase (e.g. BmpOptions, PngOptions, etc.)
  • Call the Image.save method
  • Pass file path with ICO extension & object of ImageOptionsBase class

System Requirements

Before running the conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • JDK 1.6 or higher is installed.
 

Convert PNG to ICO - Java

 
  • Free App to Convert PNG to ICO

    • Select or drag and drop PNG image
    • Choose format and click Convert button
    • Click Download button to download ICO image

    Check our live demos to convert PNG to ICO

    PNG What is PNG File Format

    PNG, Portable Network Graphics, refers to a type of raster image file format that use loseless compression. This file format was created as a replacement of Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) and has no copyright limitations. However, PNG file format does not support animations. PNG file format supports loseless image compression that makes it popular among its users. With the passage of time, PNG has evolved as one of the mostly used image file format. Almost all Operating Systems have support for opening PNG files. For example, Microsoft Windows viewer has the capability to open PNG files as the OS has by default the support available as part of installation.

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    ICO What is ICO File Format

    The ICO file format is an image file format for computer icons in Microsoft Windows. ICO files contain one or more small images at multiple sizes and color depths, such that they may be scaled appropriately. In Windows, all executables that display an icon to the user, on the desktop, in the Start Menu, or in Windows Explorer, must carry the icon in ICO format.

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    Other Supported Conversions

    Using Java, one can easily convert different formats including.

    BMP (Bitmap Picture)
    GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
    DICOM (Digital Imaging & Communications)
    EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
    JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    JP2 (JPEG 2000)
    J2K (Wavelet Compressed Image)
    JPEG2000 (JPEG 2000)
    APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics)
    PSD (Photoshop Document)
    DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format,)
    SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
    TIFF (Tagged Image Format)
    WEBP (Raster Web Image)
    WMF (Microsoft Windows Metafile)
    PDF (Portable Document Format (PDF))
    HTML (HTML5 Canvas)
    EMZ (Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)
    WMZ (Compressed Windows Media Player Skin)
    TGA (Targa Graphic)
    SVGZ (Compressed version of Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) file.)
    CANVAS (HTML5 Canvas)
    ICO (Windows icon)