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 June 9th

does this work on window 8

user icon Anonymous on July 4th

how do you use it?

user icon Anonymous on July 20th

i wonder how this isn't working every time i chose the thing that it said to go through. :-(

user icon Anonymous on July 24th

how do you change your cursor

user icon Anonymous on July 30th

yea how do you change the cursor? ... on ps3?

user icon NomiShy&Meh300 registered user on August 1st

and if I have windows 8 as I do? :-(

user icon Anonymous on August 16th

I have Windows 7 wich should I use?

user icon Anonymous on August 22nd

which windows does it work on? :-(

user icon Jon Snow registered user on September 18th

Works Perfectly on Both Windows Vista Home premium x64 and Windows 7 x64

user icon Anonymous on September 23rd


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