Are QR codes passe already? Well, if not, this is a pretty useful generator. You can choose what kind of data you want to encode such as URLs, emails, phone numbers, business cards, and general text. Pretty cool! Wondering if there’s any value in including QR codes in ecommerce? Hmmmm.
This is great for making favicons for websites and is especially cool because it will take any image less than 3mg and convert it to ICO file, for web site favicon or Windows applications. Did you know that a single ICO file can store multiple resolutions?! I did not. You can select one or more of the following options: 16 pixels, 32 pixels, 48 pixels, 64 pixels, 128 pixels, and 256 pixels. I used this to create a tile for DianneRigdonDesign.com on my Windows 8 Surface! *
PNG optimizer can reduce, without quality loss, the size of your PNG image up to 20% by optimizing compression and stripping unused meta-data. You can also use it as a PNG converter as it will accept different input file formats.
*If you are dying to know how to make your own Windows 8 Tile for the Surface, just add this code between the <head > sections of your web page, adjusting for background color and fileicon file name and location:
<meta name=”msapplication-TileColor” content=”#a0d0cb”>
<meta name=”msapplication-TileImage” content=”/tileicon.png”>