Telegraphics, and can be downloaded here. Select the version that's specific to your OS and/or Photoshop version. The plugin should be unzipped and saved to the "Adobe Photoshop CS4\Plug-ins\File Formats" directory. On Windows, the default location of this directory is:This is a quick guide on making a favicon in Photoshop CS4. A favicon is a 16x16px website-specific icon that was originally used to identify websites in a browser's site bookmark list. In most browsers today, it is displayed left adjacent to the url bar when visiting a site. First, you need to install a plugin that enables Photoshop to save files in the .ico format. It's provided for free by
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Plug-ins\File FormatsNext, fire up photoshop and start designing the icon. It's best to start with a 64x64px or similar sized canvas, so that the icon can be proportionately scaled down to 16x16px. You must also have the following enabled in order to save in .ico format:Image > Mode > 8 Bits/ChannelImage > Mode > Indexed Color...When you've finished the design, scale the image size down to 16x16px:Image > Image Size...
- Width: 16px
- Height: 16px
- Constrain Proportions: checked
- Resample Image: Bicubic Sharper (best for reduction)
- Format: ICO (Windows Icon) (*.ICO)
<link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/ico" href="/favicon.ico">