Winaero Theme Switcher

Winaero Theme Switcher is an application which allows you to change the Windows theme from the command prompt. It has the following GUI:

Version 1.1 is available. See the change log below.
But it is primarily intended to be used with the command prompt or in a batch file. It allows you to automate the applying of a custom theme.
The syntax is as follows:

ThemeSwitcher.exe path_to_file.theme

e.g., to apply the "Earth" theme in Windows 8, you can run the following command:

themeswitcher.exe c:\Windows\Resources\Themes\theme1.theme

If theme is located in one of the following folders:
C:\Windows\Resources\Easy of Access Themes

then you need not specify the full path to the theme file or even its extension, just specify the file name. So, the example above can be shorten to

themeswitcher.exe theme1

You can get more details about its usage in the following blog post: How to change a Windows theme from the command prompt

Change log

Fixed a crash under Windows Server 2012. Thanks to the user "RamPc" for his bug report.
Added the "start" option(e.g. themeswitcher.exe start) which changes the current theme to a random theme.
Initial release

Winaero Theme Switcher is available for Windows 7 (Home Premium edition and above) and Windows 8 (all editions except RT).

Download "Winaero Theme Switcher"

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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