Make it easier to find important folders by giving them coloured icons
Folor Colorizer solves the problem of making folders stand out quickly without the hassle of trying to change the icon, or writing the title in Caps (a trick that quickly becomes ineffective when all the folders are marked that way). It can be used to change the colour of the folders.
Installation is simple although do watch for the step that offers to install an extra program. This option is enable by default but can be deselected without cancelling installation.
There is an extra step that appears the first time you try and apply a colour to a folder, which is email registration. Although it looks like the option to receive news and discount emails is optional, deselecting it disables the 'Free Activation' button. Check your email inbox for the activation email. Folder Colorizer will also offer to post a tweet on your behalf.
Although there is no visible sign that Folder Colorizer has installed, it will appear as an option in the context menu that appears when you right-click on a folder.
There are eight colors set up in Folder Colorizer when it is installed: yellow, lawn green, red, blue, silver, violet, sandy brown, aquamarine and pink. There is also an option to restore the folder to its original colour.
More colours can be set up in the Colors menu at the bottom of this menu. Click on the colour circle to pick a colour. Folder Colorizer will name the colour but this can be edited if you would rather give a description of what the colour represents. As too many colours in the menu could become a problem, it is possible to remove colours from the palette.
Folder Colorizer is a simple but effective idea; Apple OS 9 had this option many years ago and it was one that we Windows users thought was a very good idea.
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