CocoThumbX
CocoThumbX
3.1

4.5

CocoThumbX free download for Mac

CocoThumbX3.1

05 April 2007

Creates/removes icons from image and .pdf files.

Overview

CocoThumbX creates and removes 128x128 Mac OS X icons for pictures and saves them into the resource fork, or save them to a separate folder. Just drag your files or folders onto the application icon or the drop place in CocoThumbX, it will start to create beautiful icons. CocoThumbX support nice shadows like iPhoto or Photoshop.

What's new in CocoThumbX

Version 3.1:
  • Google Video (gvi) support
  • Fixed crash at startup if the font "Futura" was not installed
  • Fixed problem that CocoThumbX does not quit automatically on slow machines
  • Fixed problem if current user has no write permissions to his own folder ~/Library/Services
  • CocoThumbX will show the message once, after that please copy the Service-tool included in the DMG to ~/Library/Services.

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45 Reviews of CocoThumbX

Ronl
29 November 2010
Version: 3.1

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I'm thankful to see that there are developers such as this that are providing thumbnail creator apps... but... why do the thumbnails for 'full image' preference appear blurry? This never happened when I used QuickImageCM (no longer supported in SnowLeopard).
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4
Gog4
09 February 2018
Version: 3.1
I love this app but since is only 32-bit I would like to find a comparable one. Thank you.
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Penguirl
12 January 2012
Version: 3.1
v3.1 available here in 7zip to save space: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/447272/CocoThumbX.app.7z
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Sea-Mac
01 April 2011
Version: 3.1
Dead Link. Program is GONE
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Ronl
29 November 2010
Version: 3.1
I'm thankful to see that there are developers such as this that are providing thumbnail creator apps... but... why do the thumbnails for 'full image' preference appear blurry? This never happened when I used QuickImageCM (no longer supported in SnowLeopard).
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5
jocatra
12 August 2009
Version: 3.1
Tested on Leopard (v. X.5.8 - Intel) and it is working fine here. Many thanks. :)
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Xypher
06 October 2007
Version: 3.1
Fantastic in every way, unfortunately I cannot get it to create Thumbnails for WMV files though I have Flip4Mac installed.
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Macnews
01 April 2007
Version: 3.0.2
Still getting services error with 3.0.2. I *do* have a services folder in my user library, and there never has been a CocoThumbX service in there. I'd love to be able to get this to work, but it just won't. :(
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5
ochyming
25 March 2007
Version: 3.0.2
Great. But it would be great if the icons are more discernible. Like movies with that vertical black bars with holes for example. So the file extension would not be necessary to be on.
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B0b
24 March 2007
Version: 3.0.1
An Error Occured Can not install or register the new CocoThumbX Service. Please go to ~/Library/Services and delete the CocoThumbX service manually. Then restart CocoThumbX on launch after updating from an older version. I don't have a ~/Library/Services folder on my Mac. Where is the service installed? OSX 10.4.9
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5
Andu
25 February 2007
Version: 2.3
The only one I know doing it for and from Text-Files (RTF...), too! And it does it in a great way!!!! Thanks a lot!
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5
hced
22 December 2006
Version: 2.3
I like this! I just wish I had an option to save the icon thumbnail when you choose the Save Icns option. That way you would not have to go back to CocoThumb and choose Add Thumbnail once again, on the just saved .Icns file. This would replace Iconverter completely for me.
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Colourgravity
07 October 2006
Version: 2.3
Great app - really useful - but broken since the Quicktime 7.1.3 update. Hopefully the developer's working on a fix...
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Pecos
06 May 2006
Version: 2.2
really great work ! previously i used PictoIcon or ThumbsUp, or even Pinki... but this is definitely the best app for creating thumbs icon right like photoshop icons, I.E. with beautifull shadows ! reasonably fast, and it works perfectly well on macintel under rosetta (macmini OSX.4.6...) thanks for this work, and maybe an universal binary release for soon ?
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Deckeda
17 January 2006
Version: 2.2
magosilvan --- Yes of course you could always later replace QT 7.01 with QT 7.04. Everyone --- Despite what Sven says, the crippled CocoThumbX 2.2 update for 7.04 users still results in a crash when an image or folder is dropped on it.. But I got it to work with QT 7.04 by first launching CocoThumbX and UNCHECKING "Run task in Thread."
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Magosilvan
15 January 2006
Version: 2.2
I don't understand if I can install again QT 7.0.4 after reinstalling QT 7.0.1. Thank you Sven magosilvan
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sven-8
12 January 2006
Version: 2.2
After downloading and installing the ReInstaller for Quicktime from Apple http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/quicktime701reinstallerforquicktime704.html CocoThumbX works as it should. Best Sven Janssen
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Drummist53
11 January 2006
Version: 2.2
v2.2 Still Crashes Every Time on 10.4.4!!!!
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Orion-Mk-V
11 January 2006
Version: 2.2
CT 2.2 isn't opening for me under OS X 10.4.4 -- previous version worked fine.
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M-Prewitt
11 January 2006
Version: 2.1
Seems to be broken by the latest QuickTime or OS update (QT 7.0.4 or OS X 10.4.4). It was working until I updated.
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5
Logicalnot
02 December 2005
Version: 2.1
I drop 20 111 images (small jpegs). Not only the soft didn't crash, but it did the job very very well. Bravo !
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Anonymous
15 November 2005
Version: 2.1
Download site 2 above file is listed as version 1.9.1??? Love the app btw : )
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Anonymous
14 November 2005
Version: 2.1
Each time that I start CocoThumbs I get the spinning beach ball for about 30 seconds. I have repaired permissions, but still no change. OS X 10.4.3, Quicktime Pro 7.0.3, Version 2.1
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Anonymous
29 October 2005
Version: 2.0
I almost left without saying THANK YOU! As everyone else has been saying... Great piece of software. Brillant and easy to use. Again, THANKS for making this free! Mike
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4.75
Anonymous
08 October 2005
Version: 2.0
One of the best free apps for OSX! I use it everyday. I have a few suggestions though :) Would it be possible to put a button in the toolbar that collapses the window down to just the "Drop your files here" section. Most of the time I use the same settings on the right side of the window, and it would be less intrusive on the desktop if it were possible to hide these options. Also, I know that you listed 10.4 as the requirements, but I thought I'd let you know that it works on 10.3.9 as well - the only problem I've found is that it often crashes when I drag images onto the dock icon. Aside from these issues, it's a great program. Keep up the good work! (ibook, 1.2 GHz G4, 10.3.9)
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4.75
Anonymous
14 September 2005
Version: 2.0
Brilliantly simple. Thanks for great freeware.
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5
Durer
20 August 2005
Version: 1.9.1
WOW, this little app does EXACTLY what you want it to do and it does it quickly, quietly, cleanly and it works like a freakin' CHAMP!!! Get it, use it, and definitely make a donation to this guy 'cause he deserves it, big time! AAA+ rating, big "thumbs up" from me!!! (Get it? It makes thumbnails and I gave it a "thumbs up"! Har! ;-)
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5
Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.9.1
BEST ICON TOOL EVER! And a great support! Thank u very much Sven!
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4.75
Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.9.1
really handy and useful tool for creating thumbnails. thanks for providing this free tool. highly recommend this application.
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5
Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.9.1
Thank you Mr. developer, for this great and productive application!
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4.5
Anonymous
03 July 2005
Version: 1.9.1
Awesome little util. Thanks for the fine freeware!
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4.75
Anonymous
05 June 2005
Version: 1.9
Great to see HFS Type/Creator support in this version. Works great.
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Anonymous
01 May 2005
Version: 1.8.3
what i meant is that none of the other apps leave photoshop files alone. They all "erase" their icons. This would be a 'stand-out' addition to cocoathumbs.
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Anonymous
01 May 2005
Version: 1.8.3
really coool, but one thing that would really make this app stand out is if it just left layered photoshop files in a folder alone, instead of replacing their already nice icons with the white "Saved without a composite image" screen haha. None of the other thumbnail apps do this, and I would like to be able to just drop my pictures folder on cocoathumbs with no worries that it would effectively remove the icons from all my layered photoshop files. Thanks!
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Anonymous
23 April 2005
Version: 1.8
Reduced Anti-Aliasing, why?
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4.5
Anonymous
23 April 2005
Version: 1.8
Nice little app. Too bad, it doesn't look at the meta-data of a file without extension, however.
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Anonymous
15 April 2005
Version: 1.7
I'm really happy you implemented icon creation from text files, but I'm rather disappointed in how you changed the way it hands .pdf files. Prior to 1.7, PDF icons would show the ENTIRE first page, like Preview does in the drawer, but now it's just a small snippet of the upper left hand corner. Maybe you could keep text file generation in everything the way it is, but return PDF files to how they were?
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3.75
Anonymous
15 April 2005
Version: 1.6.1
Started to use it instead of QuickImageCM which takes a while to load from context menu if a number of files are selected. However, the thumbs created with QuickImageCM are decidedly sharper so I'll switch back
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4.25
Anonymous
10 April 2005
Version: 1.6.1
Hmmm...someone wanting to collect royalties on a concept idea, from a guy who offers his software for free...? Perhaps this user should buy a PC?
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Anonymous
08 April 2005
Version: 1.6
I'm not expecting anyone do this, for it would be too difficult (I only assume it would be, I'm not developer), or too CPU intensive: Allow it to make thumbnails of text files and .doc files, etc. How? It opens the file for a split second, takes a screenshot of the file within the window, closes the program, and shrinks that image to 128x128. That'd be great. :-) P.S. You would owe me royalties if you did that, it's my idea ;)
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Anonymous
08 April 2005
Version: 1.6
It doesn't always get every one of the images I tell it to. When I repeat the function with the image it didn't work on, it says it works, but there is no result in the finder. I also remember a time when I was converting an image back and forth, and suddenly, it changed to the Mac OS default thumbnail, and wouldn't be allowed to convert again. What's the deal with this behaviour; is it the finder or CocoThumbX? Anyone?
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5
Anonymous
24 March 2005
Version: 1.2
I love it. It works well, it's tiny but really useful ... and moreover free. A great application! Thanks to the author
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5
Anonymous
24 March 2005
Version: 1.2
Works beautifully!
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4.75
Marsviolet
14 March 2005
Version: 1.0
Well done. Support for Adobe's DNG files would be a nice addition.
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5
Anonymous
14 March 2005
Version: 1.0
LOVE THIS APP! Fast, stable and does exactly as promoted. Way to go Sven! many thanks!
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4.25
Anonymous
14 March 2005
Version: 1.0
Great software does exactly as advertised, though if it were possible to have .eps support then we would love you. Cheers, Simon
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Free

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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