Funny Cursor

Funny Cursor

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.3
  • Total Downloads:
    31,600
  • Date Added:
    October 15, 2008
  • File Size:
    1.45MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    110
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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Funny Cursor is a cursor customization that allows users to have a cursor that changes directions with the movement of their mouse. There's not much to this program, but it works as it's supposed to and the effect is kind of neat.

The program's interface is sparse and there is no Help file, but it's not hard to figure out what to do. Users can choose between the default cursor size or a smaller one. The cursor is transformed into an arrows--the small one is slightly larger than the standard cursor--that then changes direction as the users moves the mouse. Users can select whether they want the program to change all the different cursor types; for example, the text select or busy cursor could be left as the Window's default. The program's options are accessed through an icon in the system tray, and although this worked fine the first few times, we suddenly started getting an error message stating "Cannot make a visible window modal." Exiting and restarting the program fixed this problem, but for a program that does so little, this is a big issue. We were also disappointed that although the program gives us the option of downloading more cursor themes, clicking that button leads us to a Web page that won't load.

Funny Cursor is a free program. It comes as a ZIP file but it uninstalls cleanly. We recommend this program for users who are interested in a very basic cursor customization, but be prepared for the occasional error message, and don't expect any additional themes.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 1 stars

    "annoying..."

    October 08, 2009   |   By morbius--2008

    Version: Funny Cursor 1.3

    Pros

    amusing for a few seconds

    Cons

    more difficult using cursor to select

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  • 3 stars

    "It doesn't have enough color for me at all."

    December 29, 2008   |   By Tenaea

    Version: Funny Cursor 1.3

    Pros

    Not a bad program if you like plain interfaces.

    Cons

    It has a boring interface. If you're looking for sparkles and fun, this isn't the program for you.

    Summary

    Download another program if you want colors and fun. This isn't it for you, but other than that the program is not bad.

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  • 5 stars

    "This is cool"

    October 20, 2008   |   By jacobjordan

    Version: Funny Cursor 1.3

    Pros

    Cool program. I really don't know if i want to have this running all the time, but it doesn't seem to use much resources, and i love the effect. I also love the cursor theme that it uses. Nothing bad to say about this program.

    Cons

    Um, uh... i got nothing.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 1.3
    This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
    General
    Publisher Ruben Holthuijsen
    Publisher web site http://rholt.1stfreehosting.com/
    Release Date October 15, 2008
    Date Added October 15, 2008
    Version 1.3
    Category
    Category Desktop Enhancements
    Subcategory Cursors
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
    Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 1.45MB
    File Name FunnyCursor_v1.3.zip
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 31,600
    Downloads Last Week 110
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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