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Colored Folders - Leopard by 177aharba Colored Folders - Leopard by 177aharba
I wish that the "label" feature in Finder would change the colors of the folders, rather than put a big bubble around the text.

Until that happens, here is a set of folder icons colored to match the labels. Unfortunately these icons don't open as you drag stuff into them (any advice on how to do this?)

You Get (for each color):
• An application that does nothing (and only in Mac OS X) to transfer the icon from.
• An .icns file
• PNGs for each size
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Xbeing Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
'Grey' folder icon got me like -> Fairy Tail Bullet Natsu's MarkFairy Tail Bullet Grey's Mark Gray Blush Fairy Tail Bullet Green Fairy Tail Bullet Cana 
mikiyonsen Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015
I downloaded this but cannot figure out how to use them, specifically, how to put content inside the folders. Here is what I did:

1. Downloaded the 6.5 zip file via Firefox onto my iMac [Yosemite OS]
2. Opened the zip file with the Archive Utility (default)
3. A folder titled Folder Colors appeared on my desktop.
4. Opened the Folder Colors folder and saw six (6) folders - Violet, Green, Grey, Orange, Red, and Yellow. There were also tor preview.png files.

At this point there was no directions on how to install/use the colored folders on my Mac. I tried dragging them to the desktop and that was successful, but I could not insert content into the folder. Please send directions on how to do this. Thanks!
Mehtab32 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Student Interface Designer
it's very coooool .. wow
MultimediaPanda Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
THank you SO Much for this!!
TonyandCosmo Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
Now that Mavericks only gives you the little dot when tagging files these will come in handy.  Thanks!
kanabytaylor Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
how the heck do you download...? so confused
DJ4myself Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
Scroll down a bit and look on the right, there will be a download file.
sufy1 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
Sorry totally new at this stuff.. How can I use these as folders on my mac? Thank you
NonStopSarah Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
* select the desired folder/file and press cmd+I (get info)
* Simply drag the .icns file onto the folder/file icon in the top left corner (a + sign should show up) of the info screen
and you're done

Hope this helped =)
kahvipussi Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
Thank you for sharing! You uploaded this set over 3 years ago, but these icons are still highly useful!!
ballerlb Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
Just what I was looking for :-)
CERBERVS Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009
I really like them, very useful to have colors and organize everything... not only in the labels.

Thank you so much for your work.
Uratsakidogi Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
Cool, thanks!
wurstgott Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2008
hey there, just found these icons, and i have to say that i more or less had the same idea ([link]) some time ago :)
fruitycube Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Clever idea!
JosephYang Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm downloading now :)
wingchun10 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
thanks for your work. let us know if you find a way to open them when draging stuff into them.

177aharba Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
ialaddin Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
are these 512's
177aharba Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
Hopefully it's obvious why there isn't a blue folder in this set :)
veddabredda Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahaha thank you for this comment. I felt like an idiot when I read it because I came here to check for a blue one. :XD:
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