[link] favicon.ico generator
Favorite icons (a.k.a favicon.ico) are cool. IE recognizes them when you save bookmark a page, Mozilla based browsers automatically request them. They're a nice finishing touch on a website, but not something that's usually scheduled or requested.
FavIcon on the Internet Explorer's favorites list and the address bar.
FavIcon on the address bar and the tabs of Mozilla based browsers.
favicon file format is - I think - a 16 by 16 pixels at 256 colors, stored as a bitmap. They're kind of a pain to generate, since many graphics programs choke on them and it's hard to make a 16x16 image look good in Visual Studio.
Enter the Favicon from Pics web based favicon generator: http://www.chami.com/html-kit/services/favicon/
The cool thing is that you can can upload any image of any size - it resizes it and creates a favicon.ico file you can download.