3 Replies Latest reply on Dec 19, 2008 4:23 PM by Blueysboy

    Runtime Icon



      Runtime Icon


      Just wondering If there a way you can change the filemaker icon when you create a runtime so that it can be the solution you have designed logo?

        • 1. Re: Runtime Icon



          Thank you for your post.


          No, you cannot change the icon at this time.  I would suggest entering this into our feature request database, accessible from our web site at:




          Normally, I would copy and paste this information for you, but there are questions asked that only you can answer.


          The information entered here is viewed by our Product Marketing and Development teams.



          FileMaker, Inc. 

          • 2. Re: Runtime Icon

            Just had to solve this myself and found a workaround. Assuming you've already created a Mac (.icns) file and a Windows (.ico) icon file.


            On the Mac it's real easy, here's how you do it:




            On Windows it was a real PITA to figure out, and only partially, but here's what I did:


               Download this program: http://www.gdgsoft.com/gconvert/ 

               Use the 'Modify icons in EXE/DLL...' command in the Tools menu

               Open this program file C:\Program Files\FileMaker\FileMaker Pro 9 Advanced\FMI Runtime Resources\Internal Runtime Libraries\Runtime

               The first icon shown is the for the Runtime program (app), replace this with your own icon

               The second icon is for the database files, replacing this icon didn't seem to have any impact

               Now rebuild your runtime and your Runtime should have the new custom icon


            Hope this works for others trying to do this.




            • 3. Re: Runtime Icon
                 You are a genius. Thank you so much