Create applications like Microsoft using its images, icons, video files

vs2008imagelibraryzipDo you want to create stunning applications that has the look and feel of Microsoft products like Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Studio etc etc ? We would require  excellent image, icon, video file that Microsoft uses in their products. Will it not be great of we could get them all in just one .zip file? Yes you can! You have lots of questions that will pop up in our mind. Where can I find it? Is it free to download? I have an answer that will really amaze you. If you are a developer you already have it! If you are not don’t despair I will tell you how to download it.

If you already have Visual Studio .net 2005 or 2008 installed in your computer, Depending on the version of Visual Studio .NET you have installed you will see the directory

\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\VS2005ImageLibrary\


\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9\Common7\VS2008ImageLibrary\

Extract the files to a folder, open and view the folder. wow! that’s everything.

If you don’t have it installed then

  • Download the 90 trial version of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
  • Be a good person install the software and locate the directory
  • Else if you choose to be otherwise and not install it then open the .img file with winRAR, search of the img file for *imagelibrary*. Extract the imageLibrary zip file.

Note: You can feerly use these in your applications and its legal

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