How to change the icon of a Console App in Visual Studio

How to change the icon of a Console App in Visual Studio

Compiling a console application will create an executable for your application, but with the default icon. You can change that icon and apply any ICO¬†to your application which you want . In this article I’II show you in few simple steps.

  • Right Click on your project and Click on Properties. (This will open a Properties Window for you)
  • In bottom section you will find Resources¬†as mention in the screenshot below.Resources
  • Check Icon and manifest option.
  • Select and ICO file you want it as your application icon.

If you don’t have an ICO file than I found an Online tool that will convert an image into ICO file for you.

Happy Coding.. !!

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