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How to Extract Icons from EXE Files & DLL Files?

How to Extract Icons from EXE Files & DLL Files?

Compared to most free icon extraction tools which extract smaller icon image sizes, such as 1616, 3232, or 4848 pixels, PCBooster Free Icon Extractor can extract icons of any sizes from program files with high-quality, even those icons in larger sizes (256256 pixels) used in Windows 7/8. It's very useful for many professional icon designers.

How to Use PCBooster Free Icon Extractor to Extract Icons from EXE Files & DLL Files?

Step 1Search for the Icons

Launch PCBooster Free Icon Extractor and you'll find the Windows explorer-like interface. In the left explorer window, click the source folder you need and all the files in this folder will be displayed with info like name, size, type, etc. Choose the EXE/DLL file and you'll find all the items such as image, music, icons, string, version and so on contained in it. Select one item and its name, size, amount of resources, number of images, cursor, etc. will display in the right window. On the right bottom there's a preview window to display the item selected if it's an image. Click the dropdown button of "Zoom" to adjust the size to auto fit or 25/50/100/200/400/800 percent.

Search for the Icons

Step 2Save the Icons

Click "Browse" to directly choose the folder to save the item. Click "Save As..." to save the selected item to the folder specified. If you want to save all images/all icons/all group icons/selected group icon, click "Save All/Save All Icons/Save All Group Icons/Save Selected Group Icon" button.

Tip: You can save the extracted icons to ICO files (or CUR files for cursors), or copy the image of a single icon into the clipboard.

Extract Icons from EXE Files & 
								DLL Files