A simple way to change cursors

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Change Cursor 2.0

July 11th 2006


Tired of opening the mouse control panel when you want to test your new cursors?

This free tool lets switch cursor in a few seconds. Just right-click on an .cur or .ani file and choose the appropriate item from the context menu. The tool displays previews of currently selected cursors for easier navigation.

Application is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, and x64 Windows editions. Please scroll down for download and installation instructions.


Change cursor from Explorer contet menu (screenshot).
This Windows shell extension lets you quickly change active mouse cursors from context menu.

What's new in version 2.0

  • .msi installer/uninstaller (uninstall using Control panel)
  • Abitility to change the handwriting cursor.
  • Change multiple cursors at once by applying a Cursor Scheme. Schemes can be imported, exported or modified (in Notepad).


Note: The application is provided as is, without warranty of any kind. Authors are not responsible for any damage.

Version 2.0 from July 11th 2006

Note: if you are using 64-bit edition of Windows, you must use the 64-bit version of Cursor Changer. The tool integrates with Explorer and Windows cannot mix 32 bit and 64 bit code in one process.

Other resources

Create your own cursors using our free cursor maker.

Download and upload static and animated cursors to the library of cursors.

Recent comments

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user icon Anonymous on January 13th

Does this work on Windows 11?

user icon Anonymous on January 13th

no :-( i not even work in window 10 (for the window 10 new version)

user icon RealKuzi registered user on January 15th

working in windows 7 yay :-D

user icon Anonymous on January 26th

Omg it’s cool the cursor

user icon Anonymous on January 26th

works on macbook

user icon Anonymous on January 28th

8-) be cool

user icon Anonymous on January 28th

so many sus words

user icon Anonymous on January 29th

:-D thx

user icon Anonymous on January 31st

I got it :-D

i no longer have mac cursor


user icon Anonymous about 23 hours ago

So wait can i spell dick ? |-) |-) :-o

oh all me??!!!! 8-) :-D :-o :-( ;-) |-)

user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?