[vlc-devel] Proposal for VLC file icons [attached zip]

Dominic Spitaler Dominic.Spitaler at gmx.at
Wed Aug 26 09:35:45 CEST 2009

The mac version already contains document icons, generic ones,
as well as some specific for more important file types.
Those have been refreshed (by me) for the 1.0 release.

You might wanna take a look at them…


Personally, I think from a usability perspective, mine are easier
to identify, especially at smaller sizes (16x16 pixels), but I'm  
not the one to decide here.

(The PSDs were available a long time, but my filehoster died)


Btw: Is it legal, to use apples generic document icon on other  

Am 25.08.2009 um 22:23 schrieb haddy:

> Hi,
> On the VLC forums I made a suggestion for VLC to get some file icons  
> and then actually went about creating various icon ideas for the VLC  
> media player. We all know that currently VLC doesn't have any file  
> icons of it's own and I think at this stage this unfortunate and  
> over-due. VLC is one of the top media player's out there mentioned  
> (especially Windows users)and the other media players out there  
> already have the inclusion file icons (a.k.a mim-type icons) for  
> file organizing convenience.
> I have tried best to make some sufficient icons which are  
> distinguishable and stylish. As requested from the forum's admin I  
> made 5 icons for: Audio;Video;Playlist;Subtitle;Generic
> preview them here
> http://i25.tinypic.com/20089e9.png
> Download them (Png and Ico)
> http://rapidshare.com/files/270713919/Icons_VLC_pastel_colours2.zip
> (My icons are initially geared towards Windows use and possibly  
> Linux also. You can read the forum topic which would explain the  
> inclusion of the subtitle and generic icons and everythung else.)
> please consider adding for the core VLC, thanks
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