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.

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user icon Anonymous on September 23rd


user icon Anonymous on October 5th

I Dont Know how to download it ;-) ;-)

user icon Anonymous on October 26th

How do you do it on windows 10? :-(

user icon Anonymous on November 4th

How do you do it on windows 10? :-( 8-) |-) :-D

user icon Anonymous on November 4th

How do you change it on windows 10??? :-(

user icon Anonymous on November 4th

I don't get this :-(

user icon Anonymous on November 16th

what you have got to do is press download go into mouse in the arrow tool for windows 10 and 8.1 but if you on below download it and go in control panel and go into mouse press browse and find you mouse and click it and then click apply 8-)

hope I helped if you need anything just ask

user icon Spaceman registered user on November 20th

Which one is Windows 8? :-(

user icon Anonymous on November 22nd

DSOes this work for linux anyone? chromixium 1.5

user icon Anonymous on November 26th

this is not that useful for windows over vista but I used it on my xp and it worked thnx for this cool programme

user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?