HomeHow ToCustomize The Color Of Folder Icons With Rainbow Folders For Windows Chandramouli Dixit How To, Software and Apps2 Comments Don’t tell me you are not bored and fed up of those yellow colored folder icons of Windows . It sometime gets chaotic when there are too many folders. Then, there are times when you get confused in which folder you have kept your files ( if there are too many folders), so to give folder icons different color identity will be a nice idea to differentiate between the folder ( now you are thinking I am a retard ). Cutting the crap, in this article we’ll see a software called Rainbow Folders that will give different color to folder icons in Windows.Change The Color Of Folder Icons1.) Download the freeware from the link given at the end of this post.2.) You’ll get a .zip file. Extract the file and run the installation setup.3.) Once you have finished the installation process, you can either directly right-click the folder and select the option “Rainbow Folders” to run the program or run the program first and then select the folders.4.) Once the program has been started, you can select the folder of which the folder icon color is to be changed and tweak the settings. You can select the color by moving the slider in the Hue bar and set the saturation from saturation bar.5.) To fill the folder icons with color use the “Colorize” option and if you want to remove the filled color use the “Decolorize” . If you want high contrast colors in your icons then select “High Contrast Icons”.6.) As stated earlier, giving folders different color identity by changing the color of the folder icons will help you find important folder quickly. In case, if you or somebody else accidentally selects the delete option then Rainbow Folders will warn you before deleting the colored folder. You just have to select the option “Warn me When deleting”.ConclusionAs you have read,throughout my article I have rambled how good this software is , but, there are also some drawbacks. Now, when you increase the size of the folder icons to Extra Large and Large the software doesn’t work perfectly as it does when the icons are set to Tiles and other sizes. That said, it is still a great software to bring pleasantry in to the dull page of program folders.Download Rainbow Folders from this link.If you have any other software suggestion to change color of folder icons or have any other query about Rainbow Folders please share with us in the comment section. Enjoy . The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsChandramouli DixitChandramouli Dixit is the founder of this blog. He is a technology maniac , a metalhead from soul, an anime fan ( considers GOKU his god) and an animal right activist. Apart from blogging about technology, he does nothing but exploring technology.Latest posts by Chandramouli Dixit (see all) Element 115, The Elusive Ununpentium Gets A Place In Periodic Table - Top 5 Biggest Scientific Discoveries In 2013 - Mass of Planets, How Do These Freaking Physicists Calculate It ? - Related posts:How To Use Tabbed Browsing in Windows and Navigate SwiftlyOUTDATEfighter- An Update Checker for Checking Updates for Outdated SoftwarePassword Protect Chrome With ‘Secure Profile’ to Make It a Private BrowserHow To Set Multiple Home Pages In Google Chrome 2 Responses Abhishek Gupta December 28th, 2013 Unfortunately, the free version is never updated and only works on Windows XP. It doesn’t run on Windows 7. You have to buy pro to color folders in Windows 7.Change Color of any Folder Icons in Windows QuicklyAnother program to consider is iColorFolder or Rainbow Folders. Search for them in Google. Reply Chandramouli Dixit December 28th, 2013 Abhishek..Dude..it is working my Windows 7…thats why i wrote about it …..and iColorFolder is one cool software. If you notice carefully, I wrote about Rainbow Folders Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.Name* Email* WebsiteComment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.