How to change app icons in Mac with a simple drag and drop

There are many people among us who like change, and love to customize their machines. If you’re a fan of customization, or want to give your Mac a refreshing new look, then we have got a neat tip for you. It allows you to change the app icons on your Mac with a simple drag and drop. You can change the icon of any app that’s installed on your Mac with this simple trick. You will need a utility called LiteIcon. It is free and you can download it from here and follow on the guide below to change your Mac’s app icons.

How to change app icons in Mac with a simple drag and drop

1. Once downloaded from the link provided above, run LiteIcon.

2. From right pane select Applications.

3. Drag and drop the the new icon to corresponding app’s icon (we’ve added an icon for Chrome as you can notice in the screenshot above).
4. Click “Apply Changes”.
5. Enter your administrator password if asked.

You’re done.


So now you have learned a simple technique to change icons, here is a bonus for you. It’s a beautiful Mac icon replacement set that contains a lot of flat icons for Mac (both for built-in and third party apps) ranging from Calculator to Adobe Photoshop. This set is designed by Benedikt Imminger and is available for free. Moreover if you don’t find icon of your favorite app in this set then there is no need to worry as the designer has promised that he’ll be adding more icons to the set.

Download the free icon set from here and apply them using the simple steps listed above. 

Stay tuned for more tips on Mac.

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