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Button Manager v1.8.2

Submitted by Shadow Daemon
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
This tool originates from here

Button Manager can create borders in wc3 style for specified file (files). Features:
- Supported file formats: *.bmp, *.jpg, *.tga, *.psd, *.blp, *.png;
- Processing multiple files;
- Importing multiple files in archive;
- Resizing images to 64x64;
- Support of non-standard borders.



Pros:
+ It supports alpha channel creating (for infocards, scorescreens or specific user borders);
+ It can save both in compressed and paletted BLP formats;
+ It has special features to make resulting BLPs even smaller;
+ It supports user created borders;
+ It can operate multiple icons with ease;
+ It has some settings to customize border applying;
+ It has user-friendly interface;
+ It can open BLP2 textures.

Cons:
- It works on Win compatible systems (and emulators) only.



Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: My antivirus says that this program is virus!
A: If your antivirus detects this program as trojan, you probably have McAfee, Comodo, eSafe or Prevx. They don't know anything about exe-optimization-by-hands and UPX. Therefore I recommend to change antivirus.

Q: What's all those BLP settings for?
A: Check butman_readme_eng.txt.



Change log for v1.8.2:
  • Extended PNG support
  • Fixed bug when saving icon with enabled transparency view
  • Fixed bug with incorrent saving in JPEG format



If you have found bugs or you have new ideas, feel free to post it in this topic.

Copyright © 2006-2010 Shadow Daemon (aka Spec).
Program uses SFMPQ.DLL by ShadowFlare

Keywords:
Button Manager, BLP, TGA, PNG, BMP, JPG, PSD, texture, infocard, scorescreen, import, border, icon wizard, swdn, spec
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Button Manager v1.8.2 (Binary)

Reviews
Moderator
14:10, 22nd Dec 2009 TriggerHappy: This is an awesome and useful to for creating icons.
  1. eddyhack

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    tnx a lot! very useful program and it works on windows 7 and winXP...gj! 5/5
    (suggestion to users; use photoshop effect "Poster Edges" to make real-life picture like a drawing and then make a button with this program)
     
  2. kommunist

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    This is really useful I must say good job

    Thanks !:thumbs_up:
     
  3. Shadow Daemon

    Shadow Daemon

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    New version, again with bug fixes.
     
  4. Jireky

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    Epic tool, good job!
     
  5. harmjanz

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    Great

    This is awesome... I registered just to tell you how amazing this thing is !!!!
    :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
     
  6. Toadcop

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    me 2 !!!
     
  7. Spet

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    best and most usefull tool out, glad its still bieng updated

    Edit: just curious, how did u make this program?
     
  8. rafaelzimrp

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    This is a dream come true! THANKS A LOT! HEHE!
     
  9. Epic tool is epic. Just epic.
     
  10. TheSpoon

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    Great tool, thx!

    Suggestion: I don't know if you can can do this, but maybe you could add a slider to change the hue of an icon? That would be useful for quickly-recoloring icons without the need of Photoshop or Gimp
     
  11. Shadow Daemon

    Shadow Daemon

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    I can do this, but I won't. There are more convenient tools for color manipulations (e.g. IrfanView).
     
  12. TheSpoon

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    Awright then, its true that the function is completely available elsewhere
    I'm just lazy xD
     
  13. Row-L

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    very useful and easy!!! :)

    thank you!
     
  14. NinjaofWind

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    Horrible 1/5 suck it i used paint and then sometimes it doesnt work and it will say there are no files to process with or if i get it right it wont even display the whole picture! what a waste of fricken 3 hrs
     
  15. Toadcop

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    exactly.
     
  16. Shadow Daemon

    Shadow Daemon

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    Dude, watch your speech, it dusturbs me.

    Well, heck... here is the instruction:
    1. File => Open... (opens your image)
    1a. Tools => Fit to size 64x64 (skip if your image already in 64x64)
    2. Press button with desired border (autocast, passive, etc.)
    3. File => Save as...
    That's all.
     
  17. DreadDreamer

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    Nice Tool

    I am almost dying trying to find icons of some models but now that i saw this wonderful tool... within just seconds i can make icons.... oh... you're a GOD.. i would add you to my WORSHIP list... hands down.... hands down... soooo GREAT...
     
  18. hashveen

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    Lovely.. maybe now my stuff wont get rejected with this program
     
  19. Ramza

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    The best icon tool I've ever used.
     
  20. Lautanen

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    I use this and it's great!