FAQ about Upgrading to Version 4.5

The 4.5 version of Folder Marker was released! It became possible to work with PNG/JPG files as folder icons, the appearance of the program itself changed, bugs were fixed, and more. After the release, we received some questions from our users about version 4.5, so we decided to consolidate them all in a FAQ article.  

Hope it will be helpful for you. In this article, we will analyze who has to pay for the upgrade and who hasn’t, how to update/install the 4.5 version correctly, and show a video about how to use PNG or JPG files for folder labeling.

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Create Folders of Different Colors in Windows

Hundreds of the same yellow folders on the computer annoy you? Perhaps yes, it is hard to navigate through because of similarities. You can change the size or form, not the color… But humans are visual creatures. 65% of us process information based on what we see and colors help us to identify things according to the Social Science Research Network.   

Changing the color of a folder may not be possible on Windows, but can be done with Folder Marker, a software that will help to create folders of different colors. So, how to create folders of different colors in windows? 

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How to organize information and find it faster with the help of color coding

How to organize information and find it faster with the help of color coding

We wrote an article on how color coding can be useful for the organization for the “Your Organizing Business” blog. It aroused interest among readers, so we decided to share it on our blog too. The original version is here: https://organizedassistant.com/folder-marker/  


All things need to be in order for effective work. In a regular lifetime, we position materials in colored boxes, color helps search among tons of information – since 80-85% of the population are visual creatures. At this point, why not try this technique in dealing with a PC?

Why can color coding be useful for us? Scientists explain:

“Color improves time performance […] and it is a very effective performance factor”

according to ACM
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How to change or restore default icon for a Folder in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with it’s own set of icons. You can change the default icon as you like in different ways, or restore the default folder icon in Windows 10. In this post, we will show you how to change or restore default icon for personal folders in Windows 10 in various ways.

You can change or restore the default icon for a folder in Windows 10 using any of the following methods:

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change folder icon to a custom one

How to Change Folder Icon to a Custom One

From computer wallpaper to app icon photos, there are a lot of ways to personalize our devices these days. One of them – desktop folders! While the default Windows folders get the job done, they aren’t particularly exciting. If you want to put a personal spin on your computer, changing Windows 10 icons is a great way to do this. Here are the options for how you can change folder icon to a custom one and easily understand what is inside.   

Let’s discover 2 ways: Standard and with utilities.

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change folder color

How to Change Folder Color in Windows

The desktop is the face of a computer. It shows your daily routine, work process, and kind of your personality. Typical folder icons are hard to navigate through because of their same boring yellow color. The brain processes visuals better, so coloring folders can help you classify and increase productivity. So, how to change folder color? 

There is a built-in complex method, and there is a simple one, but it requires the installation of additional software. Let’s talk about both…

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