How to Change Foreground and Background Terminal Colors of Console Window in Windows 10

A console (or “terminal) is an application that provides I/O to character-mode applications.

For example: command prompt, PowerShell, or Linux

Starting with Windows 10 build 18298, when you open the properties page of any Console window, you will notice an additional Terminal tab containing several new settings for some experimental features.

The Terminal Colors fields on the properties page of a console window will allow you to specify specific RGB color values for the default foreground and/or background colors. These colors are independent of the color palette and are not affected by changes you make to your color palette.

This tutorial will show you how to change the foreground and background terminal colors of a console window (ex: command prompt, PowerShell, Linux) for your account in Windows 10.

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