Emaroo: How to Get Visual Studio Code’s New Icon

Emaroo is a free utility for browsing most recently used (MRU) file lists of programs like Visual Studio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Quickly open files, jump to their folder in Windows Explorer, copy them (and their path) to the clipboard - or run your own tools on the MRU items! And all this with just a few keystrokes or mouse clicks.

Emaroo vs. Icons

The May 2019 update for Visual Studio Code (version 1.35) features a new application icon. After installing the update, Emaroo will continue to use the old icon, though.


This is because Emaroo caches the icons of executables (as well as those of MRU files and folders) for a faster startup.

To get the new icon, switch to the “settings” page…


…and click “Refresh icons” in the bottom right corner:


Confirm you want to restart Emaroo…


…and the new icon (which is not exactly dramatically different) will appear after Emaroo has refreshed the icons:


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