Now, simply drag the ICNS icon from the folder to on top of the current icon in the Get Info panel. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. You might want to take a backup of the original icon because there’s no simple way to restore the icon. Looks like no one’s replied in a while. As well, welcome to check new icons and popular icons. RELATED: How to Customize and Tweak Your Mac's Dock. By submitting your email, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Q: I am running Leopard and in some places I can see the Office icons associated with the file, like in a folder on my desktop. You can repeat the process to change the icon for as many apps, files, or folders as you want! Many designers on DeviantArt offer Mac icons in an ICNS format. When it comes to icons of any sort, PNG, with its transparent background, is the most popular format out there. Did you know that macOS has its own icon format? First, download an icon you want to use and then open the folder with the ICNS icons. © 2020 LifeSavvy Media. The default Mac desktop gets boring after a while. Here are the two most popular methods for changing icons on Mac. His work has also been published on iPhoneHacks, Zapier's blog, MakeUseOf, and Guiding Tech. In response to Hana, Dec 1, 2007 3:23 PM in response to Hana In response to Hana, Dec 3, 2007 9:05 AM in response to Matthew Morgan It’s called ICNS, and while it’s not widely supported, you’ll find many exquisitely designed Mac icons in the format. Khamosh has seven years of experience writing how-tos, features and technology guides on the internet. But in my documents folder and other folders on my desktop there are word and excel files that don't reflect the Office icons. Office apps, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel, support inserting and editing SVG files. And why is it that in some folders I see the old style, for example, 'green' icon for Excel? That’s it. Click to download Blue, Microsoft, Office icon from Mac Folders Iconset by Hopstarter If you look closely, those icons are actually miniature versions of your documents. Join 350,000 subscribers and get a daily digest of news, comics, trivia, reviews, and more. iMac G5 20inch 2.1GHz, Microsoft Office for Mac Icons You’ll find the icon in the top-left corner. Now, simply drag the ICNS icon from the folder to on top of the current icon in the Get Info panel. Click to download Office, Microsoft icon from Mac Folders Iconset by Hopstarter Any ideas how to correct this problem? Download icons in all formats or edit them for your designs. Alternatively, you can go to the menu bar and choose the Edit > Copy option. User profile for user: Then, use the Command+V keyboard shortcut to paste the PNG here. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. Or set up icon preview mode for every folder if you want it that way. In this example, we’ll be using the Bondi macOS set by designer Vidit Bhargava. This will open the information panel. Then, navigate to the app, file, or folder where you want to change the icon, and right-click it. When you install Office for Mac, the app icons aren’t automatically added to the dock. In response to Matthew Morgan, Question: After you download the PNG icon, double-click the image to open it in the Preview app. To add to the dock, drag the app icon from the Launchpad or the Applications folder. More Here, choose the “Get Info” option. Go to Finder > Applications and open the Office app you want. I am running Leopard and in some places I can see the Office icons associated with the file, like in a folder on my desktop. Once you let go of your cursor, the icon will be updated. Right-click the item and choose the “Get Info” option. BobZune, User profile for user: You can control-click on the folder in the background, select Show View Options and UNcheck Show Icon Preview (and use as defaults - at the bottom - if you wish that for all folders).