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How to Change Folder Icon Color in Windows 10/8/7

Everyone wants their window to look colorful and it makes even more crazy when you have different color folder icon in window for different purpose. You might be wondering if there is any way to make the folders in window colorful. Well, yes there is and it is really easy to change folder color in windows 7/8/10 easily.

how to change folder icon color in windows

When you have many folders for different use like keeping pictures, music, videos, document then different color folder will be really useful to identity the folder in no time and it even makes our sorting easier due to which our work become more convenient. So, follow the given Ways to Change Folder Color in Windows 7, 8 or 10.

Steps to Change Folder Icon Color in Windows:

There are several software available in the market but only few of them really works good and if you talk about the free software then Folder Maker is one of the best free software to change folder icon color in Windows. Here is the step by step guide on how to make your folder icon colorful.


Step 1: Download Folder Maker. Click here to Download

download folder maker

Once you click on the Download option you will get the dialogue box showing where to save the file, choose your destination location and click on save option. It will start downloading.

Step 2:  Right Click on the application and Click on Run as administrator.

run as administrator

Step 3:  Now you will see a dialogue box saying Click Next to continue >> Click on it.

set up folder maker

Step 4:  Accept the agreement and complete the setup.

accept agreement to complete setup

Step 5: Once you complete the setup, you will see Folder Maker app with three options.
Colors          Main            User Icons

folder icon main option

Step 6:  On the above Folder section, browse the folder you want to change the color.

select folder and color

Step 7: Now choose the color from Colors option and click on Apply.

folder icon color changed

This way you can make the folder icon change to different color. Well, changing color can be useful as you will be conscious about the specific folder and may not accidently delete the folder. If you want more features and more variety of colors then you can get in on Folder Maker Pro (Price: $34.95) and Folder Marker Home (Price: $24.95).  

Some of the other Softwares to change folder colors in Windows 7. 8 or 10 are given below:

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So, I hope you have learned how to change folder icon color in windows whether it be 7, 8 or 10. If you have any query related to this topic. Drop your comment below.

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