How to Change Color of File Name in Windows

How to Change Color of File Name in Windows

Now, users can now change the color of file name by editing settings right on the computer, or by using Folder Colorizer.

As soon as you change color, the file name or Folder name will be much easier to identify and from there we can search for them more easily. And your computer is also transformed with many colorful folders. In this article, we will guide you how to change the color of Folder name.

1. Change the file name color on Windows:

Step 1:

Right-click the folder where you want to change the name of the file. Then select Properties.

Step 2:

In the Properties window, on the General tab, click the Advanced button as shown below.

Step 3:

In the Advanced Attributes window, under Compress or Encrypt attributes there are two options that, when selected, change the way the file name is displayed. Here we tick the Compress contents to save disk space.

Step 4:

Click Apply then OK to save changes.

And this will be the result. If you want to go back to the original default only to uncheck tick in step 3 is finished.

2. Change Folder name Color in Folder Colorizer:

Step 1:

Download the Folder Colorizer program on the computer under the link below.

Step 2:

The program will be automatically integrated on the computer after a successful installation. We go back to the computer interface, access any folder that wants to change color in a drive. Right click on that folder, and click Clorize.

Step 3:

When you click on Colorizer, a submenu appears. There are 11 basic colors that the program provides to the user.

If you checked any color to change the color for the folder, the program will appear prompting email. Folder Colorizer will activate the user via email address, so you just enter the email address into the white box and click Get My Free Activation to activate.

Shortly after, you open the activation email account. Click on the mail manufacturer Folder Colorizer to send, at the interface you will click on Confirm Activatation.

The program will send a successful email activation message.

Step 4:

We return to the activation window and will see the new interface. Click Continue Activation Process, to proceed to change the color of the folder.

Note that if the activation window returns to the original interface and there is no such text, just check the Get My Free Activation section and wait for a few seconds for the Continue Activation Process to appear.

Step 5:

Now we can change the color of the folder. You will also right-click on the folder, select Colorize and choose the color you want to change. The resulting folder has changed color as shown below.

If you want to change the original color of your Windows folder, select Restore original color in the Colorizer submenu.

Step 6:

The program also supports us to choose a variety of colors when providing a rich palette. Click Color to bring up the palette.

The color palette appears, you can choose the color in the color circle, name the color in the Name the style, or adjust the lightness of the color in the adjustment bar below.

When we choose to add some color, we just click Add color to appear in the color list only.

As such, we have completed the steps to change the color of the file and folder name with Folder Colorizer software then. The program is very light, virus-free, simple operation, so you can safely use and comfortable color options for folders on the computer.