Icon Express

Purchase Free

  • Create LabVIEW icons fast – Extract icons from EXE and DLL files and convert to NI LabVIEW image types
  • Enhance Usability – Included directory tree builder adds file icons to a tree list


Icon Express programmatically extracts icons from EXE and DLL files and determines the windows-associated icon of any file then extracts and converts all icons to LabVIEW image data types. This free software can be used to create aesthetically pleasing file listboxes and tree diagrams with program/file related icons.


  • Extracts icons from EXE and DLL files
  • Converts image files to NI LabVIEW image types
  • Extracts the icon stored in a file’s associated executable file
  • Two included examples show the use of the functions and help you save icons to BMP files
  • Directory Tree Builder adds file icons to the directory tree list

System Requirements

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7/8
  • LabVIEW 2012 or higher