IconEdit - Symbol and Font editor

IconEdit let you convert fonts and images to C-source code

IconEdit let you convert fonts and images to C-source code Download the full IconEdit package as a zip file.

Main Features for embedded systems

  • Create or Convert Symbols, Images, Icons, Buttons, and Fonts for use with embedded system applications.
  • Convert Windows True-Type and Open-Type vector fonts to proportional or mono-spaced pixel fonts.
  • Make international fonts for 16-bit Unicode with only the characters needed for the texts.
  • Convert fonts and text strings between 16-bit Unicode and Classic 8-bit Windows, ANSI, ISO-8859, DOS, or KOI8 fonts.
  • Design logos, buttons, icons and fonts for Dot Matrix LCD, OLED, and TFT displays with the native color and resolution of the display.
  • Save as C-source code for use with RAMTEX display driver libraries.

Extensive editing and conversion functions

IconEdit let you convert fonts and images to C-source code Save Fonts and Symbols as C-source code

Many Alphabets in a Text Optimized Font International Fonts for multiple languages

Many Alphabets in a Text Optimized Font Middle Eastern and South Asian fonts

ROM Optimized Fonts Creating ROM Optimized Fonts

ROM Optimized Characters and Images Color Optimization of Characters and Symbols

Graphic drawing and image conversion Graphic drawing and image conversion

High Plane Emoji in UTF-8 Text C string pre-processor for Emoji and Asian texts

Start without a license

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

Free test of the graphic abilities without a license

Standard file formats are license-free:

  • Free graphic editor can save images as .BMP 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.

Start working without a license

Alle 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.

Project mode with many users and only one license

A work group need only one license. Internal and external designers work without a license, and 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 fonts and symbols 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.

Try it - Download IconEdit 7

The zip file includes the full IconEdit product, including examples and pdf manuals. IconEdit runs in Color or B&W Demo Mode until a valid license number has been entered. (Product version: 7.7.30)

All IconEdit features are available in Demo Mode, EXCEPT that C-source code can not be generated. Design results created in Demo Mode can still be saved in an IconEdit project file, so you may use Demo Mode to get started. After a valid license key is entered the font and symbols in IconEdit project file can be saved as C-source for use in a GUI compilation project

Download the IconEdit Quick Guide manual The manual is common for IconEdit B&W and IconEdit Color licenses. This manual is included in the IconEdit zip file download above.

IconEdit Color - IconEdit B&W

IconEdit can be purchased in two versions. The Black and White version has a reduced feature set optimized for use with B&W library products.

IconEdit B&W license

  • All Graphic editing features for B&W
  • All language features
  • All 16-bit Unicode and 8-bit code page features
  • All text conversion features
  • Full B&W symbol support
  • B&W image import

IconEdit Color license

  • All Graphic editing features
  • All language features
  • All 16-bit Unicode and 8-bit code page features
  • All text conversion features
  • Full B&W symbol support
  • Full Grey symbol support
    • 8, 4, 2-bits-per-pixel Grey symbols
    • 8, 4, 2-bits-per-pixel Grey palette symbols
  • Full Alpha Level anti-alias symbol support
    • 8, 4, 2, 1-bits-per-pixel intensity level anti-aliasing, or semi transparency for color rendering
  • Full RGB symbol support
    • 24, 16, 8-bits-per-pixel RGB symbols
    • 8, 4, 2-bits-per-pixel RGB palette symbols
    • 32-bits-per-pixel symbols (alpha semi-transparency)
  • Palette view as symbol palette or working palette
  • Conversion between color formats
  • Color and B&W image import