EMF to ICO - Convert icon online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
How to convert EMF to ICO:
1. Click the "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer or click the dropdown button to choose an online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. The source image format can be PNG, SVG, JPG, BMP, GIF, WEBP, HEIC, ICO, etc. To create transparent icons, you must choose source images with transparent background.
2. Choose icon type and icon sizes. You can choose to create one single multi-resolution icon for all selected sizes or one icon file for each size. The standard sizes for icons are 16x16, 32x32, 48x48, 64x64 and 128x128 pixels. You can choose the "Custom size" option and enter custom icon sizes. The format is [width]x[height], ranging from 16x16 to 256x256, separated with comma. For example: 30x30,60x60,90x90.
3. Click the "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
EMF vs ICO:
|Full name||Microsoft Enhanced Metafile||Microsoft Icon|
|File extension||.wmf, .emf, .wmz, .emz||.ico|
|MIME||image/x-wmf, image/x-emf||image/x-icon, image/vnd.-microsoft.icon|
|Type of format||Image file formats||Graphics file format for computer icons|
|Introduction||Windows Metafile (WMF) is an image file format originally designed for Microsoft Windows in the 1990s. Windows Metafiles are intended to be portable between applications and may contain both vector graphics and bitmap components. It acts in a similar manner to SVG files.||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.|
|Technical details||The WMF format was designed to be executed by the Windows GDI layer in order to restore the image, but as the WMF binary files contain the definition of the GDI graphic primitives that constitute this image, it is possible to design alternative libraries that render WMF binary files, or convert them into other graphic formats.||An ICO file is made up of an ICONDIR ("Icon directory") structure, containing an ICONDIRENTRY structure for each image in the file, followed by a contiguous block of all image bitmap data (which may be in either Windows BMP format, excluding the BITMAPFILEHEADER structure, or in PNG format, stored in its entirety).|
|Associated programs||Batik, FreeHEP, Inkscape, XnView.||Axialis IconWorkshop, IcoFX, IconBuilder, Microangelo Toolset, Greenfish Icon Editor Pro, GIMP, ImageMagick, IrfanView, ResEdit.|
|Wikipedia||EMF on Wikipedia||ICO on Wikipedia|