gExtractWinIcons is a free GTK+ application to extract cursors, icons and png images from Microsoft Windows resource files (like .exe, .dll, .ocx, .cpl).

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The stable versions released with source code and prebuilt packages are linked in the Download page. For information about installation from packages or source code please refer to the Installation page.

The gExtractWinIcons development version source code is available on GitHub.


gExtractWinIcons is actually translated in the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Catalan
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • Lituanian
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese

Translators are needed, please help in translating gExtractWinIcons in others languages.

Please submit your translations to Transifex or file an issue in GitHub bugtracker or pull a request on GitHub.


gExtractWinIcons is distributed as open source code available on GitHub under GNU GPL-3+ license (GNU General Public License version 3 or higher). The software is supplied as is and it doesn't offer any warranty. Anyone can fork the project, modify and distribute it under the same GNU GPL-3+ license.