The tug of war between Mac OS and Windows seems to be never-ending. But I can sense that the former has garnered more attention from users. Slowly and gradually, people are moving to Mac OS from Windows.

Though they have to face some teething troubles during the first few weeks, they get along well with the interface and other functionalities. What works for Mac OS is that once a user uses it for six months or a year, he would never come back to Windows or any other operating system.

Mac App Icon Creator

Generate App Icons for OS X, iPad, iPhone, CarPlay and Apple Watch Generate app icons for OS X, iPad, iPhone, CarPlay and Apple Watch with just one image. Simply Drag and Drop your icon onto Iconizer, select the platforms you need and whether or not you want all platforms generated into one asset catalog, then hit export. Adding a custom app icon. Create an.icns file or a 512×512 PNG image with the icon you want, and copy it to the clipboard (⌘ + C). (Alternatively, copy it from an existing app as described in steps 2 and 3.) Right-click the.app file of which you want to change the icon and select “Get Info” (or select the file and press ⌘ + I.

I had experienced this feeling of awesomeness when I switched from Android to iOS. But all said and done, the desktop of Windows PC has always ruled the roost. Some of the desktop functionalities can’t be found in Mac OS, and this could be the possible reason why Windows fans stick to their ‘beloved’ operating system.

If one thing I have to appreciate about Windows is its ability to create shortcuts for applications. Users who have recently moved from Windows computer to a Mac, you must have faced this issue of placing icon shortcuts of your favorite apps.

But the good news is that Mac users can also place shortcut icons of apps they use regularly. Want to know how? Read on…

How to place app shortcut icons on your Mac desktop

First off, launch a Finder window on your Mac.

Click on Applications from the left side navigation.

Now select the app you want to create a shortcut for.

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Drag the app and drop it on the desktop.

Hurray!! The shortcut icon is now created. You can follow this action to create shortcut icons for other apps as well.

Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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