When you have loads of files, folders and links present on your desktop, then you usually get confused. This is all because of the similar icon of all the file, folders and links. So you spend some time on opening your files and folders each time, which not only wastes your time but also irritates you while working. But as always I have a solution named as ’YouSymLink’, which will help you to get rid of this problem.
This tool will create an icon on the desktop, which can be assigned any link of a file, a folder or any application. So, instead of normal shortcuts you can go for some of the selected files and folders. As the icons will be different in color and design, so you can differentiate them on the basis of their visual appearance. It will be very useful for selecting a folder out of huge number of folders present on the desktop, as we will not have to read their names every time, instead we can identify them with colors of their icon.
In order to create a new icon, you will have to click new link option available in the context menu of the tool available on the taskbar tray. Now, you can customize the appearance of the icon and then you can assign a link to that icon. The assigned link can be any application, any text file, any folder or any other substrate present on your system. The icon will perform only one thing and that’s open that file, folder or application assigned on that particular link. After assigning the link, you can give them a name. You can also enable the option of scrolling text, with the help of which you can see the name of that file scrolling horizontally.
Besides writing the name, you can write a memo for the file which can be as long as 2000 characters, this memo can be used to describe the file to which your icon has been assigned. This memo can be seen by putting your mouse click over that icon.
After assigning the link and writing the name, you can customize the appearance of the icons, by changing their background color, design of the background color flow, the size of the icon, the background color of text, the color of the text and the font of the text.
And thus you can create your own icons!!!!!
The size of this tool is around 1 Mb and it will take just few seconds to get installed. This freeware is compatible with all the version of Windows as it has been checked with Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate edition.