The Breakroom

If you’ve been following our work for awhile, the name CandyBar may ring a bell. It’s an app we worked on with Panic and released in 2002. Twenty years ago! CandyBar did one thing and it did it well: every system icon on your Mac could be changed, including folders and disks, with the click […]

Good news for users who are still on the fence about CandyBar. Macworld’s own Dan Frakes has posted an excellent six minute video tour of CandyBar 3.1.2 and why the software is perfect for Mac icon collectors and customizers. The screen cast covers the basic ins and outs of the user interface, customizing OS X’s […]

Candybar 3 Revved

January 11, 2008

Panic has been under the hood of the latest version of Candybar again and has another quick update ready to go. Version 3.1.2 patches a few bugs and fixes a few reliability issues and is a free update for registered Candybar 3 users. Check the release notes to see what has been polished and visit […]

The fine folks over at MacThemes have published an excellent look at CandyBar, the icon customization and organization tool from Panic and the Iconfactory. Our very own Foreman, Gedeon Maheux and the co-founder of Panic Software, Cabel Sasser, sat down with Austin Heller and Luis Sosa (virtually at least) to answer tons of questions about […]

CandyBar 3.1.1 Squashes Bugs

December 20, 2007

The programming elves over at Panic have been working overtime this December and now they have another update to CandyBar ready just for you. CandyBar 3.1.1 fixes several important bugs related to saving out iContainers as well as improvements to the entire exporting process. These fixes and others make the free 3.1.1 update a must […]

Fast on the heels of the exciting release of CandyBar 3.0 for Mac OS X Leopard, comes a new version from the talented folks at Panic. CandyBar 3.1 adds new features and loads of improvements like “Dock Previewing” that lets you see what a dock looks like without having to apply it. The dock preview […]

It’s Here – CandyBar 3!

November 28, 2007

From the start, you could tell they were meant to be together. Pixadex, our intuitive and familiar icon organizer, and CandyBar, our safe and cheerful icon customization utility, always worked hand-in-hand to transform your desktop into a place you could call home. Now, thanks to the power of modern computerized technology, unthinkable magic has happened: […]

Cabel Tells All (almost)

October 24, 2007

For months, people have been writing and asking if we were going to update Pixadex, the outstanding app for collecting and organizing icons from Panic and the Iconfactory. The same question comes up when CandyBar enters the conversation and the answer to both has always been a cryptic one. That is until today. Cabel Sasser […]

Making Mail Fly

June 1, 2006

While surfing this week, the workers came across a great tutorial posting that instructs users how to do a complete toolbar icon makeover for Apple’s Mail application. Panic & the Iconfactory’s own CandyBar icon customizer can handle toolbar changes for most applications, but apps like Mail use multiple sizes of toolbar icons and that’s where […]

Announcing the latest update to Pixadex, Panic and The Iconfactory’s popular icon organization utility. Version 2.0.2 is being released as a Universal Binary for native performance on Apple’s new Intel Macs. In addition, this latest release offers new features such as the ability to customize folder icons in the Collection List and includes a number […]