A favicon - favorites icon, website icon, bookmark icon or as a shortcut icon is a small file has the extension .ico and commonly 16×16 pixels which is displayed on the address bar next to your URL. It also describes a brand of a particular website or associates with a particular webpage.
A preview for Favicon(.ico) on Internet Explore 8, Firefox 4.0, Google Chrome 10.0.648.204 and Safari 5.0.4
Preview Favicon(.ico) on Internet Explore
Preview Favicon(.ico) on Firefox
Preview Favicon(.ico) on Google Chrome
Preview Favicon(.ico) on Safari
Creating a Favicon is very simple if you’re a designer. If you’re not, thinking about a tool especially a online tool service is a easiest way. In this article, I’ll introduce with you guys some online services/ tools that I know may help your life easier.
My favorite one, it allows you to draw your icon by yourself with a Color Picker and Squares.
Allow to import a file from your computer then it’ll generate a favicon for you. Before download your favicon, you can also customize the text, color and even animated.
It’s simplest online tool, just upload a file then it’s generate a favicon file in difference formats: 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, 64×64.