Windows PCs lead when it comes to visual customization, though. Apple gives Mac users options for Desktop photos, Dock location, screensaver, and Menubar transparency and little else. However, hidden in Get Info is a way to change a file or folder’s icon. But here’s an easier way to change a folder icon.
Folder Color By Marker
Everyone knows about colored markers which act as highlight pens. FolderMarker is an inexpensive Mac utility which has a single aim in life– change folder colors. I’ve tried half a dozen such utilities through the years. This is the easiest and fastest way.
Drag and drop. That’s it. Select a color or a preset color and icon, then drag and drop and, Voila! Custom colored folders. FolderMarker seems to specialize in the bright neon-like colors famous for highlight markers, but any color can be added to a folder.
FolderMarker makes folder color customization easy. Select a specific color from the color wheel to apply to a folder. The app comes with a number of preset folder icons which can also be used. Drag the color you want onto a folder and the deed is done.
For Mac users who love multi-colored folders, or who disdain Apple’s penchant for the boring eggshell blue folder color, FolderMaker is a godsend. Use the app from the Mac’s Menubar to make folder colorizing simpler than simple.
Wait. There’s more! FolderMarker can do multiple folder colorizing as the same time. Again, drag and drop simple. Other apps do much the same thing, but some have more options, especially when adding icons. Try iconXprit or the classy ColoFolXS for more functionality.