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Color Scheme for PuTTY - Zenburn

PuTTY users now have a new color scheme available named Zenburn, a low-contrast color scheme. It’s easy for your eyes and designed to keep you in the zone for long programming sessions.

Color Scheme for PuTTY


  1. Download for PuTTY Sessions and Color Schemes: Zenburn Color Scheme for PuTTY (An alternate source is available as a .txt file that will need to be renamed as a .reg file)
  2. Modify Line 3 of the zenburn-ligh-putty.reg file to include the correct Session name reference. e.g. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions\SESSION_NAME]
  3. Save and import