IconEdit - Free Symbol and Font editor

IconEdit is a pixel based font editor, also known as a raster font editor or a bitmap font editor.
IconEdit saves C-source in black and white, gray tone, anti-alias, full color, or semi-transparent.
IconEdit can save pixel based characters and symbols in Project files or as C-source files.

Convert fonts and images to C-source code

No installation on your PC: Just fetch and unpack the zip file and you are ready to go.

Download IconEdit Download the full IconEdit package as a zip file.



Save time - Start working before you buy a license

Save all fonts and symbols in an IconEdit project file. Later convert the project file to C-source code.

Start projects without a license

All symbol, font, and text string formats can be saved in one project file:

  • A project in one file gives an improved overview and easy back-up.
  • Later convert the project file to individual C-source code files by IconEdit with a license.

Use project mode with many users and only one license

A work group need only one license.

Internal and external designers work without a license

One central work group member collects all the projects and convert them to c-source code with a licensed version of IconEdit:

Project mode with many users and only one license

Advantages of project files:

  • All users have the full graphic, text, and font handling functionality of IconEdit.
  • All fonts, symbols, and texts for a design collected in one file.
  • A design in one file gives an improved overview and easy exchange between internal and external co-workers and, of course, back-up.
  • One user has a license and can save C-source code for use by the compiler from the project files.
  • All other users save and exchange data in the license-free project file format.

Free test of the graphic abilities without a license

Standard file formats are license-free:

  • Free graphic editor can save images as .BMP, .PNG, and .JPG files.
  • Free icon editor can save Windows icons as .ICO files.
  • Free BDF font editor can save B&W fonts as Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format .BDF files.

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