Unlike Windows USB Safely Remove displays real device names, given by a
Moreover, when you have several devices of the same type or a manufacturer
has given an "obscure" name to a device you may assign a more intellegent
name to those devices.
Also to make the device recognition even more faster you can assign to the device an icon from the program package or load your custome one. The most common image formats are supported: JPG, PNG, ICO, BMP, etc. All these formats will be converted by the program to ICO format.
When you have several external drives with identical names, you may prefer USB Safely Remove to display automatically drives' volume labels instead of device names. To do so enable the option "Display storage device volumes" at the "Look and Feel" tab of the program options.
You can rename a device or change its icon in the device properties dialog. See below step-by-step manuals on how to do it.
How to rename a device?
How to change the device icon?
How to assign a custom icon to a device?If you are not satisfied with the supplied icon set, you can load your own icon.
How to load the device icon manually?In this section we describe an alternative way of adding device icons which allows you to put your images directly to the internal image storage of the program without previous resizing thus without loose in the quality of images. You should use this way in case if you already have a needed ICO image in, which contains three pictures sized as: 16x16, 32x32 and 48x48 pixels. It's recommended to use 32-bit color-depth pictures.
USB Safely Remove stores device icons in two folders:If you already have an icon in ICO format just copy it to one of the folders described above (UserDeviceImages is better), restart the program, then go to the device properties and select your newly added icon among other images.