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Picto Selector – FREE Windows based tool to make icon sets for PECS and visual Schedules

Excellent software to make your own icons. 

What is Picto Selector?

Picto selector is a Windows application written for easy selection and printing of Pictos. The Pictos come from the website Sclera.be,Straight-Street.com and ARASAAC and have a Dutch, English, French and Spanish translation. The application itself also supports those languages.

With Picto Selector the time consuming cut, paste and editing in Word is over.

At the main screen picto sheets can be viewed and added. Each sheet can be printed.

Pictos can easily be selected from a list and placed between existing pictos, this makes it extremely easy to alter existing picto sheets.

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What is Picto Selector?

Picto selector is a Windows application written for easy selection and printing of Pictos. The Pictos come from the website Sclera.be,Straight-Street.com and ARASAAC and have a Dutch, English, French and Spanish translation. The application itself also supports those languages.

With Picto Selector the time consuming cut, paste and editing in Word is over.

At the main screen picto sheets can be viewed and added. Each sheet can be printed.

Pictos can easily be selected from a list and placed between existing pictos, this makes it extremely easy to alter existing picto sheets.

Hoofdscherm van het programma, met de bladen die al gemaakt zijn

Mainscreen of Picto Selector

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Printing

With several options the layout of the print can be changed. The pictos can optionally be centered on each row.

Also the number of pictos on each row and column can easily be set for each sheet.

Sheets can have titles and pictos can have subscripts.

Printing can also be done to a file to print them somewhere else or store them as PDF.

Afdruk voorbeeld

Print example

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Searching Pictos

Over 8600 picto’s are available on the Sclera website. The Mulberry symbols (1700+) and ASRASAAC symbols (6000+) are also included in the download.

The application can search for both names and categories.

From the list pictos can be dragged to picto sheets and other windows applications.

Scherm met een lijst van picto's

Picto list

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Text and photo pictos and colorizing

Text pictos, create your own picto with text:
Voorbeeld van een tekst picto

Photo picto’s, use a digital photo as a picto. Insert a photo picto. Select a photo you want to use. Choose which part of the photo you want to show:
Example of a Photo Picto

Colorize, use your own and the standard pictos and mark them for right or wrong / good or bad / yes or no:
Example of Colorize

Negative, by default the pictures of Sclera.be are white on black, now you can make them black on white and even colorize them afterwards:
Example of Negative

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Who created this?

This program is written by Martijn van der Kooij. Software developer in Bodegraven and living in Stadskanaal. I made it for my wife to easily create the sheets for our son. Besides that it is just fun to do.

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