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 February 12th

good m8 nice stuff m8 g8 yay m8 nice stuff m8 ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) :-D :-D

user icon ツ Mimi Destin♡ registered user on February 16th

i have the same problem sweetpinkgalaxy :-(

user icon Anonymous on February 23rd

i cant believe that i need windows Xp in order to use the Peter Griffin cursor >:(

user icon Anonymous on March 23rd

Yes ist workt :-D

user icon Anonymous on March 26th

yes ist work

user icon Anonymous on April 2nd

does this work on chromebooks?

user icon HACKED registered user on April 6th

Nice extension. Makes my computer more useful than ever while changing cursors.

user icon Anonymous on April 21st

nice explorer addon!!!!!!!!!! :DDDD

user icon Anonymous on May 7th

does not appear in the context menu. help me. :-(

user icon Anonymous on May 7th

Now my computer does feel better with this context menu add-on. Thanks Vlasta! :-D

user icon Anonymous