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 March 27th

how do I do this in windows 10?

user icon Spaceman registered user on March 28th

Use the 64-bit download.

user icon αchαmo registered user on April 9th

They never said anything about Windows 8.
I guess 64 bit relates to that too.

user icon Anonymous on April 18th

I cant get it to work :-(

user icon Anonymous on May 4th


user icon Anonymous on May 6th

wow this my illuminati cursor 8-)

user icon Anonymous on May 13th

I need the download of windows 7 32 bits

user icon Anonymous on May 14th

works nice job 8-)

user icon Anonymous on May 15th

How do I set it on MacBook Pro? ;-)

user icon Anonymous on May 18th

How can I do this on Windows 10? Just a tad confused.. :-)

user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?