Mac users who love dark Mode can rejoice as macOS Mojave includes a new Dark Mode feature!
How to switch to Dark Mode on your Mac — Apple Support
How to enable Dark Mode on your Mac
First you will need to go to System Preferences and select the General screen. Under the Appearance section, you will want to select the Keyboard & Mouse button. You will see a drop down menu next to Dark Mode. Select the Enable Dark Mode option and click the OK button.
Now you will want to adjust your keyboard settings. Under the Keyboard section, you will see a Dark Mode option. Click the Dark Mode option and select the Use Dark Mode option. You will now need to adjust the brightness of your screen. Under the Display section, you will see the Brightness slider. Drag the slider to the left to make the screen darker and to the right to make the screen brighter. You can now close System Preferences.
The benefits of using Dark Mode
There are a lot of benefits to using Dark Mode on your Mac.
First and foremost, it can make your computer more user-friendly. When everything on your screen is in dark mode, it’s easier to see what you’re working on. And since you’re spending more time using your computer, it makes sense to make it as comfortable as possible.
Second, using Dark Mode can help you save energy. Instead of having all of your screen light up when you open a new window or application, Dark Mode uses less energy to keep everything on-screen. This can save you a lot of money over the long run.
Finally, using Dark Mode can help you focus. When everything on your screen is in dark mode, it’s easier to focus on what you’re working on. And since you’re spending more time working, it makes sense to give your brain the best possible environment to work in.
How to customize Dark Mode to your liking
- Open System Preferences
- Click General
- Click Keyboard
- Click the Keyboard Shortcuts tab
- Click the “Keyboard Shortcut” menu item and select “Show All”
- Under “Dark Mode”, select the desired arrangement of keys (icons on the left, labels on the right):
- Click the “Change” button to configure your keys:
- Under “Text”, change the “Foreground” color to black and the “Background” color to white.
- Click the “OK” button to save your changes.
The best apps for Dark Mode
OS X has had a Dark Mode since at least El Capitan. If your Mac has an OLED display, it also has a feature called Night Shift that automatically adjusts the color of your screen at night to reduce glare.
There are a ton of third-party apps that let you create and customize your own Dark Mode. But if you just want to get a basic, stock-looking Dark Mode, there are a few apps that are worth checking out.
1. Out of the Box Dark Mode
Out of the Box Dark Mode is a free app that’s available on the Mac App Store. It’s a simple app that lets you customize the appearance of your Dark Mode.
Dusky is a paid app, but it’s worth it. Dusky is a powerful app that lets you customize the look and feel of your Dark Mode.
3. Affinity Designer
Affinity Designer is a powerful app for designating specific elements of your Dark Mode. For example, you can set the color of text and background colors.
ColorFlow is a paid app, but it’s worth it. ColorFlow is a powerful app that lets you customize the look and feel of your Dark Mode.
5. Keyboard Maestro
Keyboard Maestro is a paid app, but it’s worth it. Keyboard Maestro is a powerful app that lets you customize the
How to make Dark Mode even better
- First, install macOS Mojave and update to the latest version.
2. Next, install Dark Mode from the App Store.
3. Finally, open Dark Mode and activate it by clicking on the icon in the top left corner.
4. Now, to make your Mac even more dark, follow these steps:
a. Click on the “General” tab in the Dark Mode window.
b. Under “Display”, change the “Background” setting to “Light”.
c. Under “Effects”, change the “Colors” setting to “Black”.
d. Finally, under “Appearances”, change the “Window Subtitles” setting to “No Title”.
If you’re looking for a way to make your macOS desktop look a little more like the macOS interface on a MacBook, you can try making your Mac dark mode. This will make the desktop more uniform and less cluttered, and it will also make it easier to see what’s on your screen.