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 December 4th 2017

Very small download
works well on windows 10 pro
No Virus
Thanks guys!

user icon Anonymous on December 17th 2017

not work on .ani format

user icon Anonymous on January 29th

how do you do this on Windows 10?

user icon Anonymous on January 30th

the cursor schemes dont work

user icon Anonymous on February 4th

Hola, acabo de instalar esta aplicación en Windows 10 Pro x64 en modo de compatibilidad para versión anterior de windows y funcionó bién. Gracias!

Hi, I just installed this application on Windows 10 Pro x64 in compatibility mode for previous version of Windows and it worked well. Thank you!

user icon Anonymous on February 7th

Go to Control Panel and search up mouse and click on (change how mouse pointer looks and click browse and pick one.)
Have a nice day

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user icon Anonymous on March 7th

wont work :-( :-( :-( :-( :-(

user icon Anonymous on March 8th

Funciona muy bien y yo ya cree mi propio paquete de mouse pointers pero lo único que no entiendo por que pasa es que cada vez que apago mi computadora se desactiva y cuando la vuelvo a prender se regresa al normal y tengo que hacer todo el proceso de activar lso pointers otra vez .
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user icon icowin registered user on March 8th

Won't work :-(

user icon Anonymous on March 16th

mine works ur doing it wrong fool

on windows go to personlization then sear mouse cursor the go to ppointers and copy and paste the new cursor into the search bar


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