How to Colorize Windows 11/10/7/8 Folders with Rainbow Folders?

Microsoft introduces many features in windows. Now, the windows folder color also changed without any third-party tool. There is a feature to change the color of the windows folder. But this changing color feature is not on by default in windows.

This article will guide you on colorizing Windows 11/10/7/8 folders with rainbow folders.

How to change the Windows Folder Icon?

Step 1. Right-click on the folder and select properties to change the Windows folder icon.

Step 2. Click the Customize tab.

Step 3. Click the Change Icon button.

Step 4. It will automatically open the system default icons folder.

Step 5. Select any icon you want to apply and click Apply and OK to change the effect.

There is no default option to change the color of a folder. You will take the help of Rainbow Folders; It’s a freeware tool. According to the official website of Rainbow Folder, it is compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, and Win 8. In our test, it is working with Windows 11/10 too. The rainbow folder is a free and effective tool.

How to Colorize Windows 11, 10 & 7 Folders with Rainbow Folders?

Step 1Download Rainbow Folders from its official website and install it on your computer.

Step 2. Ensure the Install system shell extension is checked during the installation.

Step 3. After installation, right-click on the folder you want to change the color.

Step 4. Select “Rainbow Folders” from the right-click menus.

Step 5. It will open the “Rainbow Folders” window.

Step 6. Select the color you want to apply and click the Colorize button to apply the changes.

Step 7. Now, refresh the screen to change the effect.

For multiple colors, there is an option at the top to choose “Multiple select.” It offers three folder styles: Classical, Typical, and Modern. To remove the color from a folder, select the folder and click “Extract Color,” it will set the default color of the folder.

That’s it.

Rainbow folders help you customize the color of folders .you can set/ change different color folders according to your choice. The rainbow folder is a free and effective tool. With the help of the above steps, you can easily set the color in windows 11/10.

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