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 lolipop0 registered user on January 23rd

cant do it

user icon HusenPo registered user on February 22nd

after install, and then right-click
no additional menu in the bar :-(

user icon khadooor registered user on March 15th

still i did not use it >>>need to activate

user icon Anonymous on March 16th

it wooooorked :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

user icon Anonymous on March 25th

Update for Win10?

user icon .:๓เ๓เ๔єรtเภ๏:. registered user on April 8th

yes its funtionally for win 10 i use it and its working very well

user icon Anonymous on April 20th

this is the best yes :-D :D :-D

user icon Anonymous on May 30th

how do you work it

user icon HKEY_WHATEVER registered user on July 14th

It worked! Much appreciated tool, tried it on Windows 10. :-D And it did it instantly after I clicked.

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