[Mono-list] Questions about cross-platform program icon

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 10:54:32 EST 2008

On 12/17/2008 07:00 AM, Andrew Brehm wrote:
>  You probably need a Mac to create a Mac icon and a bundle.

No, you don't.  You can use various online tools [1] to create the icns 
from a png or svg image, and an app bundle is nothing more than a 
directory containing a bunch of files in a specific hierarchy (as 
discussed in the "anatomy of an applicaiton" link you provided in your 

The only thing you might need a Mac for is making a disk image, but 
there's no rule that says you *have* to distribute your app as a 
dmg...you could just as easily zip it up instead.

You'll still want to test it on a Mac to make sure it all works, though...


[1] http://www.eisbox.net/dev/iconvert/

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