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Metro X3 Cursors (Update Two)

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Published: November 2, 2013
General Info
Back by popular demand...
Actually, I just finally got around to being able to spend some time with building X3 :)

For those of you who have been waiting and wanting more colors... HERE IT IS!! YAYYY!!
This version has minimal animations (only the 'busy' and 'working' cursors) and includes Windows 8's full range of core accent colors.
Leave a nice comment or constructive feedback and enjoy!

Update Two: Nov 7, 2013
+ Improved crispiness and general graphics of all cursors
+ Applied Update One changes to all cursors
+ Changed help cursor from a ! to a ?
+ Made Light cursors truly light without visibility issues on certain backgrounds

Update One (for Bold set only): Nov 3, 2013
+ Improved roundedness and crispiness of Busy cursor.
+ Changed Working cursor to a less obnoxious, clean icon and animation.

In Progress
- Left handed versions
- Ability to customize/mix-and-match your cursors
- Smaller, mini version
- Classic, flat aero version

- Right click on a .inf file located in any one of the folders (ex: Bold->Crimson->Install.inf)*
- Select install
- Open Mouse Properties in the Control Panel and go to the pointers tab
- Find the Metro X3 cursors (ex: "Metro X3 Bold-Crimson") in the drop down and select it**
- Hit apply, then okay
- Leave a comment, fav, and enjoy!

*You can install more than one cursor set at a time!
**The fps in the mouse properties' preview is much slower/choppier than its actual speed.

- Open Mouse Properties in the Control Panel and go to the pointers tab
- Select the set you want to remove
- Select "Delete" next to the "Save as" button
- Hit apply, then okay
- Navigate to (default) C:/Windows/Cursors/Metro X3 by exsess and delete the cursor set's folder you want to remove
- Make a frowny face :(
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MarineGeek23's avatar

Great cursors!

The orange light cursor install.inf has the below under strings:

CUR_DIR = "Cursors\Metro X3 by exsess\Bold\Orange"

SCHEME_NAME = "Metro X3 Bold-Orange"

Those should be light. I corrected in my local copies and got light installed ok alongside bold, just wanted to point it out so it can be fixed here. Thanks!

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AdsonArtsProfessional Digital Artist
For Linux?
itechseph's avatar
guys pleasehelp me how to download this....
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HotGrenadeStudent Filmographer
download button on the left, beneath add to favourites.
Drhamid's avatar
Yo... That's right. Lol:D (Big Grin) ;) (Wink) 
traumartisticallyour's avatar
Really good and complete work,what a choice!
Thank you very much for your share it ;) 
iGlitcher's avatar
and i like the white bold cursor
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coooollllll cursors brooo
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orz23333Student General Artist
This is so amazing. Thank you very much
ming030521's avatar
How to download
XxRager1regaRxX's avatar
InterWebz: Metro X3 Cursor!
rdchinoy's avatar
I do not see a download link. Shouldnt be this hard. I even wasted time signing up hoping i would see it after registering. 
Please be clear about the download rules. 
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UlfbrittHobbyist General Artist
Awesome stuff, thank you! And thanks for the easy install :) Keep up the good work!
Mbregning's avatar
Would it be possible for me to make the mouse smaller?
MrTwsted's avatar
Thank you for making it really simple to install. - I hate installing programs for something as simple as this.
Again, THANK YOU so very very much for the great mouse cursor set, using it right now and love it.... thank you :)
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NurplayStudent Artist
Download is in Up and right or click this Download?DU U KNO DEH WEY? DANC FOR TEH QWEEN 
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undertadanStudent Artist
this like roblox
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SoNiC4000Hobbyist Interface Designer
This comming soon on classic is the blizar Soon(TM) Kappa ;> ?
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