Amiga Workbench icon
Amiga Workbench icon is a family of unnecessarily-complicated icon formats used on Amiga computers.
An icon file is typically located alongside the file to which it is associated. For example, a file named
foo.bar.info would be associated with the file named
Most files contain a second image, to be displayed when the icon is selected.
Icons in the original format usually have 4 colors. The actual colors displayed depend on the user's Workbench palette.
The number of colors can apparently be any power of 2, but this is of limited usefulness, because no palette is stored in the file. Some variant formats do use more than 4 colors.
8-color icons often use the palette from the third-party MagicWB software.
- http://aminet.net/pix/icon - has icons in various formats
- http://zapatopi.net/icon/ - in the .lha files
- cd.textfiles.com - the Amiga CDs have lots of .info files