I'd like to modify the colors of cmd when using Bash as you would on Linux. Not sure if it's possible or if I should use some emulator app.

  • So are you using a bash variant on Windows or are you generally asking about cmd? Open a cmd, left click on the top left and check defaults to set color for every cmd instance. – Seth Sep 26 '16 at 5:13
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    Colors were just added a few days ago blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2016/09/22/… and I asked the guy who announced it a similar question in the comments – coolaj86 Sep 27 '16 at 15:05

There's a repo with instructions.



I made another .reg file color scheme that just makes the colors stronger, because I find the default colors too dark:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


I basically just changed a bunch of 80 hex pairs to ff. Just save it in a file ending in .reg and double click it. You'll have to run cmd via win+r for it to have an effect.

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