How to Adjust Command Prompt Window Opacity on Windows 10

The Command Prompt has been part of Microsoft Windows since the very beginning and rests as one of the least reformed components of the Windows operating system. Even the Windows 10 Command Prompt, which you can see below, looks same as the Command Prompt in much before version of Windows. However, Microsoft is making an effort to get the Command Prompt up to date by giving it some new cool features.

Recently launched, Microsoft Windows 10 carries a lot of new features in Command Prompt (CMD), things like full screen mode, text selection, more editing options, additional keyboard shortcut keys to open and close console window, etc. Also, allows users to adjust Command Prompt window opacity to make it transparent.

All these cool features should be enabled by default. You can confirm it by pressing Alt + Enter key while you are in Command Prompt window. If, the windows switches to a full-screen mode, it means all new Windows 10 Command Prompt features are enabled.

Also See: How to Activate GodMode in Microsoft Windows 10

How to Adjust Command Prompt Window Opacity on Windows 10

In this blog post, I’m going to show you how to make Command Prompt window transparent in Windows 10 through adjusting its opacity. Just follow the below mentioned steps:

Step 1: Press Windows + X keys and select “Command Prompt (Admin)” to open the command prompt in administrator mode.

Command Prompt Background Transparent

Step 2: Right-Click on the Title Bar.

Step 3: Click on “Properties”.

Make Command Prompt Transparent

Step 4: A new dialogue box will appear. Now, navigate to “Colors” tab.

Make Command Prompt Transparent

Step 5: At the bottom of the box, you will find Opacity option. Now, all you have to do is set the transparency of Command Prompt background according to your desire.

Command Prompt Background Transparent

Step 6: Once you’re done setting up the opacity, click on “OK” button.

That’s it. Your Microsoft Windows 10 Command Prompt window will be transparent.

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