Color code your Windows foldersMarch 28, 2008
Ever wished you distinguish between those masses of yellow folder icons in Windows Explorer?
If you often move files from one directory or machine to another, it’s easy to get confused as to which is the original folder and which is the destination. Wouldn’t it be great if you could change the color of the original to red (‘don’t touch these’) and the destination to green (‘copy here’)?
Well, now you can with some cheap software from:
- http://icolorfolder.sourceforge.net (free)
- http://www.foldermarker.com (free, Home [US$20] and Pro [US$30] versions).
You’re not limited to red and green, either! How about pink, purple, orange, black, or white?
[This article was first published in the December 2007 CyberText Newsletter; link last checked January 2008]