Monday, November 19, 2012

Create Mantra icon on Windows 8 Metro UI start screen

Windows 8 is here, so is Metro UI (or Modern UI?).

This tutorial will help you to make cool application tile shortcut of Mantra or any other application on your Windows 8 start screen.

First of all, you will be needing a small and free utility called OblyTile, which can be downloaded from here. Just run the program, supply application information like tile name, program location, icon image you would like to use, the color of tile, etc. Then click on the Create Tile button.

Creating OWASP Mantra icon on Windows 8 start screen using OblyTile

Your new icon will be placed towards the end of your start screen, all you have to do is to drag it to the position where you want it to be.

Windows 8 Tiles of Mantra, Firefox, VLC and Word 2013 created using OblyTile

You can download the PNG pictures attached below to make a tile for Mantra.

120x120 transparent PNG logo of Mantra

30 x 30 transparent PNG logo of Mantra


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