transparent background to desktop

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offtheroad
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transparent background to desktop

Post by offtheroad » Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:53 pm

I have a png file on a Mac how do I keep the transparent background so I can use it as a icon on my desktop? When see it unopened on my desktop it has a white background.

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Re: transparent background to desktop

Post by XnTriq » Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:00 pm

I'm not a Mac user, but AFAIK you need to convert the PNG image into a .icns file. If you don't want to download and install software, you can upload your image to an online service like iConvert.
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