This weekend we knew from the leak in an application, some features of the macOS 10.14 interface, including a dark mode, That will be presented to us this afternoon at the developer conference, which we will tell you about on Soy de Mac from 19pm CET in Spain.
The most representative of this first contact was the real night mode throughout the interface. Quickly, The developers went to work to find some way to activate this mode in the current version of macOS, High Sierra. It seems that the search has given its expected results.
Although this terminal command does not activate the dark mode of macOS 10.14, it shows us a first vision of what it will be like to work our day to day with night mode activated. In the following screenshots that he gives us on Twitter Corbin dunn, we can see how it would be to work with TextEdit in this recently demanded mode.
To activate this function, we must activate the Terminal application and write in the dialog box:
/Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit -NSWindowDarkChocolate YES
Now we can see the dark mode in the TextEdit application, which in this semi-dark mode looks really good. We can perform this action with a different application. For this we must replace the name
/TextEdit.app/by the name of the application that we want to see in dark mode. On the other hand, other tests carried out, for example with Finder, do not turn out so well, since it seems that macOS has gone back 20 years.
Returning to the default mode, requires only restarting the computer. These functions are simply used to hang out and imagine what it will be like to work after dark, starting in September, when we see the final version of macOS 10.14. On the other hand, It would be logical for this dark mode to be seen in the beta that will be released at the end of this afternoon's Keynote.
Other new features of macOS 10.14 that we have known this weekend are: News app for macOS, although it is not known for which countries it will be available, as well as the possible name of the new Mac operating system. The desktop appears to be a desert at night and therefore the Mojave name appears as a betting favorite.