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 Mina Sameh registered user on June 16th

not working on windows 8 (not 8.1) :-(

user icon Anonymous on June 24th

dosen't for an Mac book :-(

user icon Anonymous on June 25th

make a new update to work on newer windows computers, also make it for mac

user icon TollyThaWally registered user on July 24th

Explorer context menu works well, but trying to open a .crs file results in RunDLL Module Could Not Be Found

user icon Anonymous on August 10th

does this work on windows 10?

user icon Anonymous on August 16th

this file was cool 8-)

user icon Anonymous on August 28th

no puedo utilizarbel programa "change cursor". Lo instalo y me da un archivo erroneo

user icon Anonymous on August 30th

Thanks! Very helpful, because we need all time swhen we download the cursors and open the control panel and put our cursors.

Thanks Vlasta for this add-on! :-D

user icon Anonymous on September 3rd

Still working W10 1903 OS Compilation 18362.295

user icon Anonymous on September 20th

Sub to Bxppz on YT for solutions !!

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