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10. Remote Controls > 86. Create Custom Graphics for Color Remotes

Create Custom Graphics for Color Remotes

Most high-end color remotes allow you to create custom graphics and icons. These can turn a decent-looking setup into a killer one and really spruce up your control system.

Once you’ve gotten a good programmable remote such as the ProntoPro [Hack #84] , you’ll soon find that working with the default icon set is really limiting. If your remote interfaces with your computer [Hack #85] , though, you can remedy this easily with a decent graphics program and some creativity. Most of these programs allow you to create custom graphics, load them into the program, and then use those graphics in your remote control’s layouts.


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