If you have one directory that contains a number of 20 or 30 folders, it can be easy to miss out on what was the one that you were looking for. This human mistake is understandable and it probably happens due to the fact that you are browsing through items that look almost the same, with just a few differences in their name. Microsoft decided to use yellow color for the folder icon in Windows, which is ok because it blends in quite nicely but at the same time it makes it harder for you to concentrate on differentiating one from the other.
To help your eyes a bit more, it would be a wise move to change folder color in Windows with the help of a simple tool called Folder Colorizer. The application that we are going to cover in this article will allow you to customize the color of each folder in Windows, so that it can be easier to identify the one that you are looking for.
The application that lets you change folder color in Windows, called Folder Colorizer comes with a number of default colors that can be used but also with a way to implement the function in your Windows. Once you install Folder Colorizer, it will automatically integrate with the shell of Windows Explorer by adding an option to the right click menu.
In order to change folder color in Windows, you will have to right click on it and select the Colorize! option and Folder Colorizer will open. You will now have the possibility to use yellow, green, red or other color from the default ones in Folder Colorize, to change folder color in Windows.If you would like to use a custom color for your folder in Windows, you will have to go to the Colors menu and then set it up by clicking on the Pick a Color circle. Once done, you must click on Add Color so that it can be selected from the Colorize! menu.
One of the biggest drawbacks if you want to change folder color in Windows with Folder Colorizer is the fact that it does not allow you to change the color for multiple folders, in a batch. To do this, you will have to manually change the color for each folder, which could take quite some time if you want to sort them by a color.
If you would like to use Folder Colorizer to change folder color in Windows, you should know that it works on Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Click here to download Folder Colorizer.