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 17th

I'm screaming ???? It won't let me download it -_-

user icon Anonymous on July 3rd

OKay ...
It's very interresting but ... I do not understand the sense here .
Yes ! |-) But to whom it is fun , it can of course download . one can simply assume that the cursor is already on the laptop or pc ! :-D
But yes !

                Bye :) Ali ;-) :-)
user icon Anonymous on July 20th

:-( I try to change my cursor but it wont work. I have a windows 10. |-)

user icon Anonymous on July 26th

Windows 10!

And 7!


user icon NickMLGp45 registered user on August 10th

the good

user icon Anonymous on August 13th


user icon Anonymous on August 24th

i cannot download it i have a windows 10 :-(

user icon Anonymous on August 30th

cant even get it to change ;-)

user icon siabob007 registered user on September 1st

It only works on .cur files

user icon Anonymous on September 5th

I can change my cursor just need to download a cursor the it will link up to real word cursors then just apply it

i have a different cursor anyway


user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?