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 October 27th 2013

But i think its for lazy peoples only :-D

user icon Anonymous on November 23rd 2013

I downloaded but I realized that I used windows 7 :-( :-( :-(

user icon Anonymous on November 24th 2013

I can actually see my cursor now! yay! and for those who can't make it work: go to your WINDOWS folder, then Cursors, then right-click on a cursor and hover over Change Cursor, then choose which type of cursor you would like to change (normal select, help select, etc)

user icon mr lolz registered user on December 11th 2013

shut up! u are annoying and silly (but still how do u get on mac?)

user icon Anonymous on January 2nd

he world may never know...lol

the world may never know

I use the curser editor all the time to make custom cursers
its asome!

user icon Anonymous on January 11th

Wow you guys really don't know get it the first time

user icon Anonymous on January 26th

this website is soo COOL
I hate the normal cursor :-)

user icon Anonymous on February 7th

how do i change my cursor :-(

user icon Anonymous on March 22nd

? :-(how do i change my cursor

user icon Anonymous on March 28th

im not sure ! I WANT TO DO IT

user icon Anonymous