change color of folders in Windows
colored folders in windows

Do you desire to change the color of your folders in your windows pc? This detailed post will show you how.

Changing the colors of your folders in windows makes everything look very cool and beautiful too. It also makes navigating windows very easy and fun. Each folder can be assigned a specific color code. 

Normally, the system does not enable you or grant you access to change the color of your folders in windows. But with the help of an application, this can be achieved. This can be achieved using Folder Colorizer. Folder colorizer, is a free and very easy to use application.

Step 1. Download Folder Colorizer full version (free) here.

Step 2. After downloading, double click to open the setup file you just downloaded.

accept terms of agreement
accept terms of agreement

Step 3. Choose your preferred installation directory. You can choose to install to a different folder or just allow it to install to Folderizer folder in your Local Disk C:

choose installation directory
choose installation directory

Step 4. The app is simple to use. Don’t expect a welcome screen. You won’t even be notified when installation is completed…lol. Next, proceed to any of your folders and Right Click on it. Colorize! will be shown among the drop-down list. Choose from a list of colors shown or go ahead and create your own custom color.

colorize dropdown
colorize dropdow

There! Your own colored folders. You can restore it back to windows default folder colors by clicking the Restore original color option.

You can make fun with this. Show it to your friends. This will most likely come as a surprise to them.

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