How to Create a Multi-Resolution favicon.ico

Apr 1, 2023 1 min read

Create A Simple Design

Create a PNG with your design using Windows Paint, Sketch, or Figma. The suggested resolution is 512x512 with a transparent background.

Generate the ICO Image With Retro Encabulator

Use an updated version of handy Linux edition of Rockwell Retro Encabulator, a.k.a. ImageMagick's convert utility to convert PNG into ICO file:

convert \
  favicon.png \
  -define icon:auto-resize=256,128,64,48,32,24,16 \



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