This happened to me, too. My issue was my layer was wrongly sized, but the
canvas looked good, so exported icon turned out to be the layer's incorrect

Hope this helps!

Ben Garcia

Hi, I need a little help making my desktop icons. I stated out with either
> a jpg
> or png image. Using gimpshop I get the image resized and it looks fine.
> However,
> after exporting as an ico the image is very recognizable but shorter and
> fatter.
> I use to use photoshop so with gimpshop I look for something that said
> retain
> aspect ratio but as of now I haven't found it. It seems to adjust both
> width and
> height when I scale it but something happens during the export. Any ideas?
> Any
> help is greatly appreciated.
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> vampirehunterd (via

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