How to make Windows 10 folders landscape-oriented

With the release of Windows 11, icons have a new re-drawn style, which is landscape-oriented. But what if you don’t want to update Windows 10 to 11… How to make Windows 10 folders landscape-oriented?  

This method cannot be achieved in the standard Windows settings but can be done using the Folder Marker utility. Folder Marker is software that helps you label your folders with one mouse-click and make them landscape-oriented, even in Windows 10.

So, install Folder Marker if you still do not, and then follow the instructions. If you already have a Folder Marker – go to the instructions.

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How to set double color for all subfolders and single color for the main one?

When you are working with a ton of documents on a computer, you need to categorize them with a couple of aspects to not get lost. So, you want to set double color for all subfolders and a single color for the main one like here:

The main folder and sub-folders
The main folder and sub-folders

Such a method can be helpful when you have your categorizing system based on folders and subfolders, making two criteria folders (like “green-yellow folder”, where green means – work files, and yellow – reports). Or want to divide folders by type. In this article, I’ll show you how to achieve this with the help of a Folder Marker and a Two-color Set.

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Color-Code folders on Windows like on Mac

If you’ve been working with Mac and then changed to Windows, you might have run into a problem – no color labels. On a Mac, it is convenient to tag folders with colors – this is a built-in function, on Windows, there is no such. But there is a solution – it can be done with Folder Marker, a software that will help to make folders of different colors. Read this article and see how to color-code folders on Windows like on Mac!    

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How to Restore default icon for a Folder in Windows 10

Did you put the theme on your desktop and want to return the icons to the standard look? Or used some incomprehensible icon changer programs and forgot how to restore it? Or corny If you already changed any folder icon, and then changed your mind and want to restore the default icon.

It can be done in different methods: in Properties, in desktop.ini, or with the help of utilities. In this post, we will show you how to restore the default icon for personal folders after changing in Windows 10 in various ways.

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Version 4.5 of Folder Marker released

The new version 4.5 of Folder Marker is ready for your download! Ability to use JPG/PNG as folder icons, increasing the speed of working with folders, updated appearance, and fixed bugs. Plus, special offer at the end of the article…

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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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