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 December 12th 2015

what one for windows 10?

user icon Commenter of Comments registered user on December 19th 2015

Win 10?

user icon Anonymous on December 21st 2015

I can't use the cursor :-(

user icon Anonymous on December 24th 2015

what about macbook pro

user icon Anonymous on January 11th

what should we be saving the file as? :-)

user icon Anonymous on January 29th

Windows 8. Klik right 2.Personalize 3.mouse :-)

user icon Anonymous on February 5th

it do not work for chrome pad

user icon Spaceman registered user on February 5th

64 Bit file.

user icon Anonymous on February 6th

*Facepalm* When you have windows 10

user icon Anonymous on February 7th

For windows 10 go into settings and click on the personalisation. when you go into that go into themes then on related settings it has "Mouse pointer settings" (if not try to search that) a small window comes up click on the pointers tab thing and you should be able to figure it out from there :-)

user icon Anonymous
I wish there were...