How to Change Windows Folder Color

If you are a Windows user, you may probably want to change the default folder color to your favorite color.

With the help of the software, you can change the folder color as per your like.

In this post, we will see the Folder Colorizer (free software) to change Windows folder color. It works with Windows 8/7/vista and XP. Let's get started.

Change Windows Folder Color


  • Install the software.
  • Right click on any folder.
  • You can see a new option called “Colorize!” is added to your right click menu.
  • Just hover the mouse to colorize option and you can see a lot of colors.
  • Choose your favorite color for the folder.
  • Just hit refresh.

Now, you can see that the windows folder color is changed.

Windows folders with different colors

Add Custom Color to the List

  • Right click on a folder.
  • Navigate to colorize! Option > colors.
  • In the pop-up window, select a custom color [Hint: use color wheel].
  • Provide a name for your custom color in the “name the style field”.
  • Adding custom color to the list
  • Click on "Add color".

Now, you can see the custom color in the list.

Custom color in the colorize options

Restore to Original Folder Color

  • Right click on the folder for which you want to restore original folder color.
  • Navigate to Colorize > Restore original color.

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