CandyBar

Licence: Shareware ($29)
Version 3.3.4 | Release Date: 2012-08-03 | Download

CandyBar is now free – and unsupported. See http://www.panic.com/blog/2012/08/candybar-mountain-lion-and-beyond/ for more info, download link and free license.

Version 3.2.2 | Release Date: 2009-10-22 | Download
  • No longer tries to run in 64-bit on 10.5, resolving a few crashes on 10.5.x
  • Fixed a long-standing bug that prevented icon variants, like the "Open Folder" state, from working
  • Fixed a crash when applying and restoring icon changes under certain conditions
  • Fixed a crash when importing ICO files when running in 64-bit
  • Additional minor changes. Snappier?
Version 3.2 | Release Date: 2009-08-26 | Download

Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Support

  • Ready and updated for a handful of icon changes in 10.6
  • Fixed a problem with inconsistent scrolling
  • Added the "Server" folder icon

Other Changes

  • CandyBar now loads the "System Icons" view much faster
  • When using icons for system replacements, CB will no longer clear custom icons that aren't in the collection
  • When applying individual icons to use as a system replacement, the modified system icon will now be scrolled into view
  • Can now drag an icon into applications, such as image editors, that accept TIFF images
  • Fixed an issue with icon drag and drop from the list view
  • Fixed an issue with ICO exporting
  • Fixed an issue exporting multiple icons as jpg or gif
  • When selecting a new icon library, ineligible folders are no longer disabled, which makes navigating them possible
  • Improvements to the modification/unqualified system banners to keep them in sync with the current application state
Version 3.1.2 | Release Date: 2008-01-11 | Download
  • Importing Pixadex libraries on first launch now (seriously) works more reliably
  • Changing application and volume icons now updates more reliably in the Finder
  • Fixed a potential problem when using generic file icons for System Icon replacements
  • Saving an iContainer now works as expected when running in Japanese
  • CandyBar now shows the contents of .icns files when customizing icons in "Change"
Version 3.1.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-20 | Download
  • Fixed an issue where iContainers would not save properly
  • Improved the user experience of the "Save as iContainer..." process
  • Improved compatibility with Vista-style .ico icons
  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements
Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-11 | Download

Released on 12/11/07

New Features

  • New "Dock Preview" in the collection view. Now see a dock style before using it!
  • Dock previews can be displayed over the Desktop Picture or collection background
  • Added additional changeable icons to System, including the "Location Icons"
  • Added Cancel button to the Change view, to clear un-applied modified icons

Other Changes

  • Added ability to add Dock parts to the current collection
  • Added a top level "change" menu to improve accessibility of some features
  • Can now clear a collection's Dock
  • Reorganized / improved the Save as iContainer panel options (making it easier to save Dock only iContainers)
  • Added contextual menu to open icon author's website
  • Improved "deleting" feedback to clarify delete methods
  • Fixed a potential issue with deleting icons/collections
  • Option-Delete now acts like Command-Delete to move icons and collections to the Trash
  • Icon metadata will be maintained when saving System icons to an iContainer
  • Fixed a potential crash when applying volume icons
  • Migrating Pixadex data no longer fails when library path has never been set
  • Converting from Pixadex 1.x library now works as expected
  • Importing icos with png data is now more reliable
  • Can now set a custom folder/smart collection icon
  • Added support for batch editing of CandyBar identifiers
  • CandyBar identifiers are now sorted alphabetically in the Info window
  • Fixed crash on launch when Helvetica Neue isn't installed
  • Collections can now be named the same if desired
  • "Save iContainer As..." file menu is enabled in more situations
  • Improved the scaling animation of Get Info / Icon look windows
  • Improved text rendering, and other miscellaneous UI glitches in the Change section
  • Fixed a few issues in the icon view
  • Importing images larger than 512x512 will now create a 512x512 icon of that image
Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-11 | Download

Released on 12/11/07

New Features

  • New "Dock Preview" in the collection view. Now see a dock style before using it!
  • Dock previews can be displayed over the Desktop Picture or collection background
  • Added additional changeable icons to System, including the "Location Icons"
  • Added Cancel button to the Change view, to clear un-applied modified icons

Other Changes

  • Added ability to add Dock parts to the current collection
  • Added a top level "change" menu to improve accessibility of some features
  • Can now clear a collection's Dock
  • Reorganized / improved the Save as iContainer panel options (making it easier to save Dock only iContainers)
  • Added contextual menu to open icon author's website
  • Improved "deleting" feedback to clarify delete methods
  • Fixed a potential issue with deleting icons/collections
  • Option-Delete now acts like Command-Delete to move icons and collections to the Trash
  • Icon metadata will be maintained when saving System icons to an iContainer
  • Fixed a potential crash when applying volume icons
  • Migrating Pixadex data no longer fails when library path has never been set
  • Converting from Pixadex 1.x library now works as expected
  • Importing icos with png data is now more reliable
  • Can now set a custom folder/smart collection icon
  • Added support for batch editing of CandyBar identifiers
  • CandyBar identifiers are now sorted alphabetically in the Info window
  • Fixed crash on launch when Helvetica Neue isn't installed
  • Collections can now be named the same if desired
  • "Save iContainer As..." file menu is enabled in more situations
  • Improved the scaling animation of Get Info / Icon look windows
  • Improved text rendering, and other miscellaneous UI glitches in the Change section
  • Fixed a few issues in the icon view
  • Importing images larger than 512x512 will now create a 512x512 icon of that image
Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2007-11-27 | Download
  • Major new update: integrated CandyBar together with Pixadex with an entirely new interface, added large (512 × 512) icon support, Leopard dock customization, additional system icons, Quick Look integration, more reliable system icon restoration, and much more.
Version 2.6.1 | Release Date: 2006-07-09 | Download
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