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What is icomancer?

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icomancer is a folder icons composer for MicrosoftTM Windows® operating systems. Its sole pourpose is to help you to quickly identify specific folders among dozens to hundreds in your storage devices by embodying a special, easy-to-see, nice-with-the-eye icon you craft in a composition window.

Some pieces of software allow you to assign pre-made icons to your folders, some of them with embedded icons to mark them by content type or relevance. icomancer goes beyond that, allowing you to play with appearance controls and get exactly what you want.

But color is not all that matters! you can use textures in your folders, imprint your own pictures, embed add-on icons to set the folder content type and share your creations with our community!

Content matters

The strength of icomancer relies on its content. As a free user, you get a basic content pack that will fit your basic composition needs. You don't need to create an account in our community to get icomancer working, just download and run.

But what is icomancer's content? well, everything!

  • Folder templates to match your OS style or any theme assigned with a third-party icon customization app (like Stardock's IconPackager).
  • Color palettes with variations and special effects.
  • Texture packs to create opaque textured folders or translucent texture + color comps.
  • Add-on icon packs to mark your folders by content type.

If you create a free account in our community, you'll be able to download content created by other users and some special deliveries by our design team.

And it's free!

Yes, icomancer is not shareware. It's free for personal and commercial use for individuals and small-sized companies. Medium to big companies are requested to buy a corporate license pack.

There's no limitation on functionality for free users. The limitation is based on content: you'll not be able to get premium content unless you purchase a standard license.

If you decide to support us and purchase a standard license, you'll get premium content created specifically for our VIPs. Wanna check it? take a sneak peek now

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  • Please run it as administrator (reply) []
    “These kind of errors are related to Windows UAC -or a kicky security software- doing things behind the app that affects its performance or the things it is doing. Run it as administrator/add it as exception on your...”  view
  • "Unhandled Exception" []
    “This just started this morning when I had just installed last night and was impressed. Now it just refuses to work. It did last night. a white on red "No admittance" sign and an unexpected blah blah blah. I am...”  view
  • You mean "navigate", right? (reply) []
    “That's not related to icomancer. It is not an extension of the Windows Explorer program, it just sets a file named "desktop.ini" and sets the folder's "system" attribute on so the icon is properly...”  view
  • Cannot negotiate folder structure []
    “Dear ladies and gentlemen, I have searched for "negotiate folder structure" but it did not come with a result. Since I installed the paid version of icomancer yesterday (Bits du Jour), I cannot properly...”  view
  • It may not have been sent, but your account was upgraded (reply) []
    “Please use the same user name and password on the first email and login onto icomancer's website. Then change your password :) Your account is properly set to "Standard", so when you connect it on icomancer...”  view
  • waiting for second email []
    “I paid from bits du jour promotions page and am still waiting for second email. Several hours have passed. ”  view
  • Got it. Forwarding the info to your account. (reply) []
    “Please check your email in a couple of minutes. ”  view
  • just paid, need help []
    “never git license oe 2nd email, VERY confused ”  view
  • Got it! (reply) []
    “Thank you for such prompt service!! ”  view
  • Got it! (reply) []
    “Forwarding the email to you in a few seconds. ”  view