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  Set icons calendar to display day names in different languages


Active Desktop Calendar automatically recognizes your regional settings and displays local day names in text version of the calendar accordingly. That is not the case with icons version of the calendar. You have to manually set an icon set with day names in your language.

The program's main icon set is available for download in several languages from this page (see below). If your language is missing please contact us at and send us the day names sequence, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, exactly as it should be displayed.

Albanian (adc-al.icl): Hë, Ma, Mër, Enj, Pr, Sht, Di
Catalan (adc-ca.icl): Dl, Dt, Dc, Dj, Dv, Ds, Dm
Chinese Simplified (adc-cn.icl):
Croatian (adc-hr.icl):
Czech (adc-cz.icl):
Danish (adc-dk.icl): Man, Tir, Ons, Tor, Fre, Lør, Søn
Dutch (adc-nl.icl): ma, di, wo, do, vr, za, zo
Estonian (adc-ee.icl): Es, Te, Ko, Ne, Re, La, Pü
Finnish (adc-fi.icl): ma, ti, ke, to, pe, la, su
French (adc-fr.icl): lu, ma, me, je, ve, sa, di
German v1 (adc-de1.icl): M, D, M, D, F, S, S
German v2 (adc-de2.icl): Mo, Di, Mi, Do, Fr, Sa, So
Greek (adc-gr.icl):
Hebrew (adc-il.icl):
Hungarian (adc-hu.icl): H, K, Sze, Cs, P, Szo, V
Icelandic v1 (adc-is1.icl): m, þ, m, f, f, l, s
Icelandic v2 (adc-is2.icl): mán, þri, mið, fim, fös, lau, sun
Indonesian (adc-id.icl): Sen, Sel, Rab, Kam, Jum, Sab, Min - contributed by Wibisono Tan
Italian (adc-it.icl): lu, ma, me, gi, ve, sa, do
Japanese (adc-jp.icl):
Korean (adc-kr.icl):
Lithuanian (adc-lt.icl): Pr, An, Tr, Kt, Pn, Št, Sk
Latvian (adc-lv.icl): P, O, T, C, P, S, S - contributed by Jānis Baiža

Malay (adc-my.icl): Isn, Sel, Rab, Kha, Jum, Sab, Ahd - contributed by Mustaqeem Mohd Adam

Norwegian (adc-no.icl): M, T, O, T, F, L, S
Polish v1 (adc-pl1.icl): P, W, S, C, P, S, N
Polish v2 (adc-pl2.icl): Pn, Wt, Sr, Cz, Pt, So, Ni
Portuguese v1 (adc-pt.icl): Se, Te, Qu, Qu, Se, Sa, Do
Portuguese v2 (adc-pt1.icl): Seg, Ter, Qua, Qui, Sex, Sab, Dom
Romanian (adc-ro.icl): Lu, Ma, Mi, Joi, Vin, Sim, Dum
Russian (adc-ru.icl):
Serbian Cyrillic (adc-serbian.icl):
Serbian Latin (adc-serbianlat.icl):
Slovak (adc-sk.icl): Po, Ut, St, Št, Pi, So, Ne
Slovenian (adc-si.icl):
Spanish (adc-es.icl): lu, ma, mi, ju, vi, sa, do
Swedish v1 (adc-se1.icl): M, T, O, T, F, L, S
Swedish v2 (adc-se2.icl): Mån, Tis, Ons, Tor, Fre, Lör, Sön
Thai (adc-th.icl):
Turkish (adc-tr.icl): Pzt, Sal, Crs, Prs, Cum, Cts, Paz
Ukrainian (adc-ua.icl): Пн, Вв, Ср, Чт, Пт, Сб, Нд
Vietnamese (adc-tr.icl): T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, CN


  1. To download an icon set, right click on the language link above (e.g. French), choose Save Target As… option, then select the program's icon library folder in Save in box and click Save. Icon library folder is by default located here:
    C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\Icon Library
  2. Right click on the program's icon in the system tray, choose Settings, select Calendar Text/Icons tab, enable "Use different icon library for day names option" and click Apply. If the option is already enabled just move on to the next step.
  3. Now click on corresponding Change button, select downloaded icon set (e.g. adc-fr.icl), click Ok and click Apply.

Note: starting with version 7.1 the program comes with a lot of built-in preset calendars with holidays for different countries. Look for the Add Holidays option in the program's Data menu.


Data Sharing
Data sharing in a local network
Calendar data import and export in CSV format

Connection with OutlookŪ
Integration with Outlook
Import calendar from Outlook via CSV file

Data Backup & Restore
Built-in automatic backup function
Restoring data from a backup file
Calendar database file location

Web Calendars
Integration with Google Calendars
Integration with weather forecast

Lotus Notes
Synchronizing with Lotus Notes

Preset Calendar Files
How to make .ADC files to share
Holidays & Moon phases
NFL schedules
NBA schedules
NHL schedules
Big dates in history (world, USA, sports, music, ...)
Miscellaneous, entertainment and other sports

Frequently asked questions
Evaluation period limits
Online copy of program's help files
Version history

Look & Feel
Customizing desktop appearance
Set icons calendar to your language
ADC Club: download free icon sets

Install & Uninstall
Installation process
Removal procedure
Upgrade procedure
Got new computer? Here is how to move calendar data and settings

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