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LiteIcon
LiteIcon
4.1

Utility to quickly change/restore system icons.

LiteIcon overview

LiteIcon allows you to change quickly any icons of your system. It also can restore all the system's icons.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What’s new in version 4.1

Updated on Oct 17 2019

Version 4.1:
  • Dark mode support.
  • Removed alias icon for Catalina, which cannot be changed anymore.
View older LiteIcon updates

Information

License

Free

Size

4.1 MB

Downloads

164786

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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0.0
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shrekpl
shrekpl
Dec 25 2021
4.1
0.0
Dec 25 2021
0.0
Version: 4.1
Is there any hope for a new version for macOS Monterey?
Vitaly
Vitaly
Feb 11 2021
4.1
0.0
Feb 11 2021
0.0
Version: 4.1
discontinued as Big Sur does not allow replacing system icons
terrijbaughman
terrijbaughman
Sep 22 2020
4.1
3.0
Sep 22 2020
3.0
Version: 4.1
It works well enough, but the claim that it will "change quickly any icons of your system" is not true. There isn't an option to update the Finder icon. OS: Catalina 10.15.6
LeandroP3311
LeandroP3311
Apr 6 2020
4.1
4.0
Apr 6 2020
4.0
Version: 4.1
I´ve bee using this app for ever, love it. The only thing I´d love is some way to reapply the same icons automatically (or just to save a group of icons and reload it with one single click). There are manu apps (chrome, firefox, whatsapp, dropbox, etc) that are constantly updating and going back to their original icons. Its pretty tedious to have to search for the custom icon of each and manually replacing them.
Hans-Luyendijk
Hans-Luyendijk
Oct 12 2019
4.0
5.0
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Version: 4.0
I think LiteIcon is fantastic! And I hope you guys will provide a update for Catalina 10.15.1, because Apple, again, made it impossible to change the icons. Bummer!
BobP2457
BobP2457
Oct 9 2019
4.0
5.0
Oct 9 2019
5.0
Version: 4.0
I like it a lot, very simple interface...and it works with macOS Catalina, now!
Vitaly
Vitaly
Jul 20 2019
3.9
0.0
Jul 20 2019
0.0
Version: 3.9
would be priceless to get a beta for Catalina...
KirkMedia
KirkMedia
Oct 1 2017
3.7.1
5.0
Oct 1 2017
5.0
Version: 3.7.1
Just released.... High Sierra update is available 3.8... https://freemacsoft.net/liteicon/
crusher82
crusher82
Sep 17 2016
3.6.3
5.0
Sep 17 2016
5.0
Version: 3.6.3
Please add support for Sierra in IconData.plist. This is error message: The file IconData.plist could not be found. Please try reinstalling the app.
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Jul 8 2016
3.6.3
5.0
Jul 8 2016
5.0
Version: 3.6.3
Hopefully the developer will update soon for MacOS Sierra......Great Program!
Moique
Moique
Oct 4 2015
3.6
5.0
Oct 4 2015
5.0
Version: 3.6
Don't know what I did, but I did it before to read the rewiews.... I click on something asking me if I wanted to bypass El Capitan limitation. And now, I can (at my own risk, with the little danger icon) only change the computer icons and don't have any access to the system icons. Do you think a reinstallation and the following Remi instructions could help ?
Mcr
Mcr
Oct 1 2015
3.6
5.0
Oct 1 2015
5.0
Version: 3.6
note, you can disable SIP, make your changes, then re-enable SIP. It doesn't have to be left off all the time. The changes made by LiteIcon appear to 'stick' and El Capitan does not complain. A bit tedious if you want to change icons constantly, but for those us like myself, who change it once in awhile, it's fine. Also, note that in the shipping version of El Capitan, using this command: sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0" no longer works. you can set it, but it is ignored. The new method is using the CSRUTIL from Terminal WHILE BOOTED INTO THE RECOVERY PARTITION. > csrutil enable > csrutil disable (turn off SIP)
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Sep 16 2015
3.5.6
5.0
Sep 16 2015
5.0
Version: 3.5.6
Thanks for version 3.6 beta I was able to change the Bootcamp icon from the generic Apple hard drive icon, and the Finder and Dashboard icons without a problem. Thanks for the continued effort!
Steinar-Helgesen
Steinar-Helgesen
Aug 7 2015
3.5.6
2.5
Aug 7 2015
2.5
Version: 3.5.6
This don't work for me: Boot into Recovery (start up holding down down Command-R until the Apple logo appears), and select "Security Configuration" from "Utilities" on the menu bar. Uncheck "Enforce System Integrity Protection", click "Apply Configuration", click "Apply" on the resulting prompt, and restart. Rootless will now be disabled. Get the message the program This version of Mac OSX is not supported.
Mcoyle
Mcoyle
Aug 5 2015
3.5.6
0.0
Aug 5 2015
0.0
Version: 3.5.6
It's really important that we let Apple know that System Integrity Protection is limiting the way we have enjoyed using our computers. If you're beta testing El Capitan, file a bug report. It takes 30 seconds. So far, I've done it for LiteIcon, TotalFinder and cDock. These are all utilities that I love using to customize my Mac and I want them back!
maxtonrae
maxtonrae
Jul 3 2015
3.5.6
0.0
Jul 3 2015
0.0
Version: 3.5.6
Been a long time user now and it has just become vital - makes it so much easier to change icons and all of them! Although now I am wondering if it's possible to make LiteIcon to apply an app icon automatically when an app is updated? Everytime eg. Chrome or Spotify updates their icons jumps back to normal and it kinda a repetitive process to apply the same icons every now and then. I keep custom icons the same location and it would be neat if LiteIcon could "drag and drop" it by itself. If not possible now, its a suggestion :) Cheers and keep it up!
Remik_K
Remik_K
Jun 24 2015
3.5.6
5.0
Jun 24 2015
5.0
Version: 3.5.6
Tested on ElCapitan
Hand by hand. Work fine.

1: sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0"
2: You can also disable rootless through Recovery, and this may prove to be a more reliable method:

Boot into Recovery (start up holding down down Command-R until the Apple logo appears), and select "Security Configuration" from "Utilities" on the menu bar. Uncheck "Enforce System Integrity Protection", click "Apply Configuration", click "Apply" on the resulting prompt, and restart. Rootless will now be disabled.

I hope now, that update come quick for us :)
King Regards
Kzx72
Kzx72
Jun 11 2015
3.5.6
1.5
Jun 11 2015
1.5
Version: 3.5.6
I have been able to alter folder icons on El Capitan but I'm not sure how it works. Copy and pasted an icon from one folder to the next checked back a few hours later and it had changed.
Humiston
Humiston
Jun 11 2015
3.5.6
5.0
Jun 11 2015
5.0
Version: 3.5.6
Absolutely great program!!! Highly recommended. Wouldn't want to be without it and hope that the developer can get it to function with El Crapitan. Apple, please stop being such a "nanny state".
Vitaly
Vitaly
Jun 10 2015
3.5.6
0.0
Jun 10 2015
0.0
Version: 3.5.6
yes!!! thank you so much. i needed it for 10.11 oops! downloaded, tried to open but it says system not supported and does not open. i am on OS X 10.11 (15A178w)
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