How to Change Folder Color on Mac

Joel Mason

Mac, Tutorials

Changing folder colors on Mac can help you organize your files and folders in a visually appealing and efficient way. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to change folder colors on your Mac using a simple and easy method.

Step 1: Download and Install Folder Color

To change folder colors on your Mac, you will need to download and install a third-party application called Folder Color. This application allows you to customize the color of your folders with just a few clicks.

Follow these steps to download and install Folder Color:

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Navigate to the official website of Folder Color.
  3. Click on the “Download” button to start downloading the application.
  4. Locate the downloaded file on your Mac and double-click it to begin the installation process.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Step 2: Launch Folder Color

Once you have successfully installed Folder Color, follow these steps to launch the application:

  1. Navigate to your Applications folder.
  2. Locate the Folder Color application icon.
  3. Double-click on the icon to open Folder Color.

Step 3: Select a Folder

In this step, we will select a folder that you want to change the color of:

  1. Navigate to the folder that you wish to change the color of.
  2. Right-click on the folder to open the context menu.
  3. Select “Colorize” from the context menu.

Step 4: Choose a Color

Now it’s time to choose a color for your folder:

  1. In the Folder Color application window, you will see a variety of colors to choose from.
  2. Select the desired color by clicking on it.

Step 5: Apply the Color Change

In this final step, we will apply the color change to your selected folder:

  1. Click on the “Apply” button.
  2. Navigate back to your Finder window, and you will see that your selected folder’s color has been changed.

You’re Done!

Congratulations! You have successfully changed the color of a folder on your Mac using Folder Color.

Repeat these steps for any other folders you want to customize with different colors. Enjoy organizing your files in style!

Note: If you ever want to revert back to the default folder color, simply select “Reset” in the Folder Color application for the specific folder.

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