Photoshop Plugin for ICO Format

Photoshop plugins folder

This plugin allows you to save files in the Windows .ico format, suitable for desktop icons and website favicons.

The file should be one of the following resolutions: 16x16, 32x32 or 64x64.

Download the plugin from

To Install the Plugin

If Photoshop is open, close it.

Extract the downloaded file (e.g. unzip it in Windows) and move the plugin file to your Photoshop Plug-Ins folder, under File Formats. The default location of this folder in Windows is shown on the right.

Note: The plugin file will will have a name that begins with ICOFormat.

Start Photoshop. Create or open a file with one of the correct dimensions (see above) and select File > Save > As. You can now choose .ico as one of the format options.

Save as a .ico file