If you’ve spent any significant amount of time reading IntoWindows, then you probably know that there are quite a number of good tools available to customize the Windows 7 Explorer. We’ve highlighted tens of good free tools to tweak and customize the Windows 7 explorer before, and today, we are listing the 7 best free tools available to personalize the explorer to your liking.
By default, the explorer toolbar has only very few options which we use in day-to-day life. Use this tool to add new options such as cut, copy, paste, folder options, and delete to the explorer toolbar (command bar).
2. Windows 7 Navigation Button Colorizer
A portable tool to change the default blue color of explorer navigation buttons. The tool offers nine different colors- red, yellow, orange, blue, black, green, orange, purple and pink.
3. Windows 7 Folder Background Changer
If you are bored with the default white background of the explorer, then this is the right tool set your favorite picture as folder background. The tool supports JPEG and BMP formats.
If you are a keyboard addict and rarely use the Command Bar (toolbar) in the Windows explorer, then you must use this tiny tool to auto-hide the Command Bar.
5. Windows 7 Navigation Pane Customizer
Windows 7 explorer navigation pane by default shows Favorites, Libraries, disk drivers and your network places. If you want to add more locations like Recycle Bin and Control Panel to the Navigation Pane, use Navigation Pane Customizer.
Using Styler tool and ribbon UI skin for Styler software, you can get the Windows 8 explorer ribbon UI in Windows 7 as well. Follow our how to get Windows 8 explorer ribbon UI in Windows 7 explorer to know more this tool.
7. Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Customizer
This tool is completely different from Windows 7 Navigation Button Colorizer. While the Navigation Button Colorizer lets you change the button color, this tool allows you replace forward/backward button bitmap with a custom one. The tool also lets you replace address bar, and search buttons.