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If you are talking about the icon in the upper left corner of the application (in a JFrame for example), you can use the setIconImage method. To have your gif image as the application icon do: setIconImage(Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().createImage(MyJFrame.class.getResource("myImages/MyLogo16x16.gif"))); HTH