How To Change Command Prompt Color

Command Prompt, which is typically known as cmd. It is a command line interpreter which execute commands to perform task, means all you got is a CUI based interface inside cmd which gives you freedom to access complete windows OS from head to toe, even some hidden features which you can’t reach through GUI Or through its Graphical Interface, can be access through command prompt.

Usually, command prompt can perform most of the task by using a permission of a normal user like access control panel applet and doing usual and normal tasks but few task here regarding OS config and system and account setting can’t be completely done by a normal user. And for that, you need to open the command prompt as administrator. Administrator cmd gives you full access to perform any task which your windows OS allows to do.

Command Prompt can’t be a good option for a non-techky or normal windows user who usually don’t perform much task but a creative and regular computer person loves playing with cmd. Good part is that it is way more simple than going with GUI for those who are familiar with all basic commands. And for enjoying with CMD all you need is a good typing speed and then its assured that you don’t have to go move your hand or finger out of your keyboard, with each and every task the keyboard keys are enough to complete the action and no need to touch the mouse as well.

You may have started working with cmd and it’s obvious that you will get bored quickly due to not much familiar work with Cmd but since you want to stick with it and wanna to perform the real task then you need to make your cmd looks interesting. One of the thing that you can do with cmd to make it creative by change color of command prompt. You can change command prompt color to green for adding an essence of hacker or even red and few more colors. You can change upto 14 colors in CMD. To know more here is how you can change colors in CMD.

CMD Color – Black

color 0 

It will change command prompt color/font color to black.change command prompt color to black

CMD Color – Blue

color 1

It will change color to Blue.change command prompt color to blue

CMD Color – Green

color 2

It will change colors to Green.change command prompt color to green

CMD Color – Aqua

color 3

It will change colors to Aqua.change command prompt color to aqua

CMD Color – Red

color 4

It will change color to Red.change command prompt color to red

CMD Color – Purple

color 5

It will change color to purple.change command prompt color to purple

CMD Color – Yellow

color 6

It will change color to yellow.change command prompt color to yellow

CMD Color – White

color 7

It will change color to white.change command prompt color to white

CMD Color – Gray

color 8

It will change color to Gray.change command prompt color to gray

CMD Color – Light Blue

color 9

It will change color to Light Blue.change command prompt color to light blue

CMD Color – Light Green

color A

It will change color to Light Green.change command prompt color to light green

CMD Color – Light Aqua

color B

It will change color to Light Aqua.change command prompt color to light aqua

CMD Color – Light Red

color C

It will change color to light red.change command prompt color to light red

CMD Color – Light Purple

color D

It will change color to light purple.change command prompt color to light purple

CMD Color – Light Yellow

color E

It will change color to light yellow.change command prompt color to light yellow

CMD Color – Bright White

color F

It will change color to bright white.change command prompt color to bright white

 

Bonus Tip: If you can’t remember the list of command for following colors then you can have the complete list on your front any time by executing this command.

list to change colors in command prompt

color -l

Or

color /?

Once you get the list in front you can memorize all commands to change the color of command prompt on following colors as shown in above images.

 

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