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Snazzy Labs shows you how to fix some of the most frustrating functional and visual changes in macOS 11 Big Sur.
ChangeMenuBarColor on Github -
XtraFinder -
macForge -
Displaperture -
Displaperture on Mac App Store (US) -
***MenuBar Color Commands***
git clone
cd ChangeMenuBarColor
swift build -c release
cp .build/release/ChangeMenuBarColor .
./ChangeMenuBarColor SolidColor “#desired_hex_color"
./ChangeMenuBarColor Gradient "#hex" "#hex"
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macOS Big Sur brings several nice changes but a few jarring ones-especially in the visual department. In this video, we talk about how to fix your Mac with these handy tricks and bring them back to the appearance you know and love.

  • Crap. When you start a video with a critique of the horrible notifications and then don't have a fix in a video entitled "How to fix Big Sur". Oh well, it was a great video.

    Aaron WetzelAaron Wetzel5 ngày trước
  • NO. Just no.

    Ho Lee Chit, Fu Kin Fast.Ho Lee Chit, Fu Kin Fast.5 ngày trước
  • I have been using the Mac OS since 1984. Point and click. When Windos showed up on the PC i was happy. But my immediate supervisor dropped out of Windows into DOS to do anything. So please do not make us go back to the DOS way of doing things.Redo this using only point and click!!!

    Adrian ChongAdrian Chong6 ngày trước
  • Is there any way to increase the size of the text in the Menu Bar please?

    Tom KempTom Kemp8 ngày trước
  • For some reason the boot up on my iMac takes way longer after the update

    Louie VisionLouie Vision9 ngày trước
  • Hi. I tried the menu colour fix and it worked. However only the first desktop has the white menu bar. All of the others are clearly still based on the wallpaper colour, even though the change wallpaper screen says it is using the modified one. Even worse, when I added more desktops they were white text on the wallpaper based colour, which made it impossible to read. They still said it was the modified wallpaper. I had to change back to the original wallpaper for now. Do I need to rerun the command on each desktop?

    Tom KempTom Kemp9 ngày trước
    • I ran Terminal and reran the command on each desktop. Of course you can up arrow to repeat the command again each time without needing to retype it

      Tom KempTom Kemp9 ngày trước
  • how to fix big sur 1. stay on mojave

    Catgirl JaynaCatgirl Jayna12 ngày trước
  • I like transparency . need more transparency

    Madura pujithMadura pujith14 ngày trước
  • HHHEEELLLPPP my back up screwed up so when I dragged my own folders over from backup 99% of them weren’t locked anyway but they are now including every file in the folders but if I get info and admin unlock, it then relocks when you go on the file again and it asked for password its probably the most annoying thing atm… I can fix the folders by making new ones but the files. Theres no longer Apply To All in Get Info... BiIg Sur is so shit I'm on a 2019 Mac Pro. can you help me please :)

  • lol i'm a win/lin type, but considering switching back (25 years later, lol)... and EXTRA FINDER tabs... that is SO awesome!!! (if i wasn't lazy i'd find something similar for my use case) DEFINITELY worth $5. Gonna see if i can do a VM, and gonna look at more of your vids. Thank you!

    Geo McLocoGeo McLoco14 ngày trước
  • All the things you pointed out with XtraFinder (or whatever it’s called) are already in the default finder.. at least on 10.15

    Wes YarberWes Yarber16 ngày trước
  • Thank you, i needed this

    ULTRA _VOLTYULTRA _VOLTY16 ngày trước
  • How would I go about changing the menu bar color on a second display, punching in these commands only applies it to my main display

    Matt DurocherMatt Durocher18 ngày trước
  • Would be really nice to be able to drag icons from the menu bar into the control center!

    mountart2mountart219 ngày trước
  • I think that's a matter of opinion. The response example looked the same from Catalina to Big Sur. Just visually different but usability was exactly the same.

    B9Bot 1B9Bot 119 ngày trước
  • thanksalot buddy :)

    Geoffrey fdoGeoffrey fdo19 ngày trước
  • After update Imac software to be version 11.2, the finder can not find any files I am looking for (HD & dropbox) and it only can find the files in external hard drive, also the funny things is I can find the files after the update software. Do you know how to fix that problem on version 11.2?

    Eva ChiuEva Chiu20 ngày trước
  • go to system preferences select apple id logo top right select icloud, uncheck the NEWS item so it is not "background updated", otherwise its dragging performance down. That alone has speeded up all the applications to similar performance as before!

    John StevensonJohn Stevenson20 ngày trước
  • Question. Did you have any issues with the new update? I did the update last night and was using my mac air and turned it off. Now it won’t turn on at all. No signs of life. Charger shows green lite other then that. Nothing

    Heathen That HereticHeathen That Heretic21 ngày trước
  • Hey Quin! Is there anything we can do about the extra click for replying to a message? App? Terminal code?

    Spid3rBit8Spid3rBit823 ngày trước
  • how do you update ur MacBook? I have been trying to update mine but it doesn’t work. it says "failed" or " the time has run out". I look for many youtube videos for this problem I have and nothing. Also, I went to the App Store and search macOS Big Sur and I press Get and it didn’t work. it ends up saying I don’t have this update even tho I do have it but if I press update now it's gonna say "failed".

    z0xxtaz0xxta24 ngày trước
  • BATTERY PERCENTAGE aggghhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!

    viltav rocksviltav rocks24 ngày trước
  • 3:29 Yes because Apple's huge team of user interface designers are idiots compared to a semi-popular guy on youtube, right? 🙄 When youtubers talk like this, it makes me want to never listen to anything they have to say again.

    James RoweJames Rowe24 ngày trước
  • This Displaperture is genious. I was curious about how the print screen was going to be like, I tried and it cuts the curves so you don't see a black corner!

    André MacêdoAndré Macêdo26 ngày trước
  • >battery isn't there by default Apple, W H Y?

    Lord ImmortallixLord Immortallix26 ngày trước
  • Do you have any solutions for audio not working in Facetime while using an HDMI?

    Harry PourHarry Pour27 ngày trước
  • Alternative title, "How to fix problems that don't even exist"

    GasparGaspar27 ngày trước
  • "HOW TO FIX macOS BIG SUR?" change it so it looks like Snow Leopard, great job, thanks :D

    enjay86enjay8628 ngày trước
    • I miss snow leopard so much

      Lord ImmortallixLord Immortallix26 ngày trước
  • I laughed so much watching this video because at moments he sounded like Seth Rogen giving tech. advice! Now I must watch many more videos! 😆😆😆

    Bruce LeeroyBruce Leeroy28 ngày trước
  • I can’t get after effect and photoshop to run on Big Sur 🙈 any ideas?

    Ant BradAnt Brad29 ngày trước
  • I'm old enough to remember when the screen corners of Mac OS were rounded by default.

    Matthew DavisMatthew Davis29 ngày trước
  • Great video, any work arounds using external 4K display and having big sur scaled like you can scale windows ;)

    Abs KochharAbs KochharTháng trước
  • So in nightmode 000000 and ffffff for lightmode.. this is so dumb.. might buy myself a macbook soon... but so many dumb apple things... at least you can change it .. not quiet intuitive...s trange this is normaly apples strongest thing

    NiemandNiemandTháng trước
  • I actually quite like wallpaper tinting, though in general I do prefer a more orange-y hued display so that's just me

    The Anonymous Sir BackspaceThe Anonymous Sir BackspaceTháng trước
  • I thought I was upgrading my IMac with Big Sur, but after installing it my IMac runs considerably slower. In fact, while playing Factorio which is a graphically intense program, it is so slow that the game hiccups constantly. I originally had Catalina install and the game was fantastic. Is there any configuration that I can change or do I need to go back to Catalina?

    Weston PullenWeston PullenTháng trước
  • XtraFinder is great - but how to contact them for tech support? I’ve tried to write to them but never a reply. Please comment here. Thanks

    Stephen SchulteStephen SchulteTháng trước
  • You didn't discussed about the messaging issue

    Food PodFood PodTháng trước
  • Only one handy advice in the beginning thx

    Maksim KarpukMaksim KarpukTháng trước
  • Download a multiple GB Xcode to change the color of the top bar, oh and it won’t work on M1 machines anyway... Ok, I’ll pass :)

    Jan ZavrelJan ZavrelTháng trước
  • "John Wilkes Bluetooth"

    ZerokaylZerokaylTháng trước
  • I just bought my first Mac so this is helpful for me too. Specially the volume on

    Good Vibes Story tellingGood Vibes Story tellingTháng trước
  • The rounded corners, particularly on the menu bar, are very reminiscent of Mac OS X 10.4 and below. Although, on Mac OS 9, Macs with built-in LCDs (instead of CRTs) had rectangular menu bars. I don't know which ones exactly had that, but it was a nice touch because it would help to reduce burn-in. That reminds me: *You probably don't want to round your display's corners* The black pixels will cause burn-in in the corners if you use this for extended periods of time. Once we're using OLED or some other display technology, then having constant black will be a positive. But we aren't there yet on Macs.

    ansonx10ansonx10Tháng trước
  • How to create an aggregate device ? I have two fifine usb mics and I want to use both in garageband

    mario benavidezmario benavidezTháng trước
  • XtraFinder was such a good extension... I hated SIP protection for it. I had to try using PathFinder and its just so ... bulky and slow to open. :c

    Lee S.Lee S.Tháng trước
  • The wise man's choice: ZSH. 👍

    Lee S.Lee S.Tháng trước
  • Thanks! So happy to fix the menu bar!

    Charles BouldinCharles BouldinTháng trước
  • hahahaha I use linux and can change my menu bar via the Gui.... and the macOS guys need to use the terminal. Oh Karma! Got to love you =D

    Raí Biason ToffolettoRaí Biason ToffolettoTháng trước
  • That's a LOT of ranting

    HighEndMeHighEndMeTháng trước
  • you‘re wrong. it‘s disgusting 😂😂

    TheOsnovisTheOsnovisTháng trước
  • Do you have a fix for my 2015 MacBook Pro that cause my laptop to cool efficiently again? Ever since I upgraded my fans constantly run. It was never like this on previous versions. Kernal tasks is using 30% or more of my cpu since the update and it’s frustrating.

    Bradley MicknaBradley MicknaTháng trước
  • Awesome! This video is very helpful! You can visit my channel to see awesome stuff, too!

    Make Money NowMake Money NowTháng trước
  • Big Sur is a great upgrade, visually pleasing without changing functionality. The only thing which is missing is the calculator widget, and there is a workaround for that.

    mintstantmintstantTháng trước
  • So cool.

    SevenDeMagnusSevenDeMagnusTháng trước
  • Love yr video.. informative, funny and entertaining 😄

    Aris AbdullahAris AbdullahTháng trước
  • Can you use "Snap windows by dragging" feature from Magnet app on Bigsur? This feature doesn't work on my mac at all..

    Decho P.Decho P.Tháng trước
  • Are you still releasing a video on M1 testing?

    Lou KangLou KangTháng trước
  • Ugh.. that ability to REPLY to a message hit me in the GUT every time I have to click twice.

    TheNewGreenIsBlueTheNewGreenIsBlueTháng trước
  • Displaypcher

    John RJohn RTháng trước
  • Insightful, but most of all, I laughed!

    Janne WolterbeekJanne WolterbeekTháng trước
  • My system fonts are screwed since updating to Big Sur. I can't see what I'm typing. All characters are replaced by squares with question marks inside them. HHHEEELLLPPPPP!

    Chetan JoshiChetan JoshiTháng trước
  • This video is so gimmicky

    Jason KingJason KingTháng trước
  • Wait i see in the back i think the monitor uses linus tech tips wallpaper

    Darrell AaqilaDarrell AaqilaTháng trước
  • interesting stuff.. i can't believe mr. snazzy didn't widen the 80 column terminal window to display the commands on a single line.. 🤦‍♂️

    Brian WintersBrian WintersTháng trước
  • Hi! what is that folder with the name BASURA?

    Roberto AlcordoRoberto AlcordoTháng trước
  • Hey there, I have one major problem with Big Sur: The finder icon. I mean, it’s like putting the Apple logo itself in an iOS rounded box. The macOS created iOS, not the opposite, and it feels wrong. However, I couldn’t find a way to change that, unlike Catalina where you could have changed every icon. Can you find a solution for me?

    עידו כסלועידו כסלוTháng trước
  • Well ChangeMenuBar Color doesn't work for me because I have a custom wallpaper. apparently it requires one of the default wallpapers. I get this error : "Cannot read the currently set macOS wallpaper. Try providing a specific wallpaper as a parameter instead.

    Rob SRob STháng trước
  • I’m using a 2015 MacBook for the first time (long time windows user) so I’m hesitant in updating 😅

    Kate RoseKate RoseTháng trước
  • I just now went into one of the display menus and clicked reduce transparency, and now i got a more opaque menu bar. wtf is this videoooo lmao

    Nick MolnarNick MolnarTháng trước
  • The square corners of the screen bothered me so much with everything else rounded. Thank you so much for tipping us off to Displaperture (aka Displabladndsklfjnsdzgdiusdfhjsdiufseafjnture)!

    Bill PlantzBill PlantzTháng trước
  • Big snore 💤

    Richie PeacockRichie PeacockTháng trước
  • I hate the new message notifications. Having to click on show more is dumb. Is there a way it can be changed back to the old way?

    Ramon CruzRamon CruzTháng trước
  • How do you fix the ugly program icons?

    Brad BradsonBrad BradsonTháng trước
  • But did Big Sur remove that horrible Cube animation when fast user switching? I literally installed windows via Bootcamp just so I could have a separate account and not see that horrible animation.

    Brad BradsonBrad BradsonTháng trước
  • i prefer TotalFinder instead of XtraFinder. tabs look actually nice instead of being horrible and it provides the missing features without the clutter

    Radu UrsacheRadu UrsacheTháng trước
  • Has anyone else lost the “wallet and Apple Pay” option in system settings??

    Morgan WebbMorgan WebbTháng trước
  • i have this small black thing over the Mac screen and under it while I'm on the Mac. how can I fix that? like its black and nothing there

    KristofferKristofferTháng trước
  • Thank you. Using swift ... can you build an App for us to change the menu bar? LOL. ... So Far ... I do NOT like Big Sur at all. M1 is the only reason to go to it. I am only one person. I hope someday someone will create an app to get any OS-Level-look on our macs. Big Sur functionality with "Snow Leopard" look ... LMBO.

    Jimmy PainterJimmy PainterTháng trước
  • You can add a keystroke to open a folder in Terminal: Sys Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services > Files and Folders. Plus, if you check the box to the left of the entry for "New Terminal at Folder" it will appear in the gear menu and contextual menu. No need for extra apps or using the menu bar.

    David GerenDavid GerenTháng trước
  • I may have missed it but how do you make answering text messages be as easy as Catalina ?

    John DoeJohn DoeTháng trước
  • One quick way to open folder from terminal, just type "open ." - it will open current folder that you're in Terminal in Finder.

    Konrad KołakowskiKonrad KołakowskiTháng trước
  • Why do you sound like jerry from Rick and Morty!

    Mason LuceMason LuceTháng trước
  • I wonder if MacForge has add-ons or extensions for Quicklook? I use to be able to preview any video format right from the desktop simply present the space bar when selected.

    DirectorWD40DirectorWD40Tháng trước
  • Thank you for suggesting Displaperture! Works great : ]

    DirectorWD40DirectorWD40Tháng trước
  • Hi, To fix the menu bar transparency... Select "Reduce transparency" under Accesibility settings. It wont help with changing the color tho.

    DirectorWD40DirectorWD40Tháng trước
  • Just use Windows 10

    19-BCA-031 [Jimit Shukla]19-BCA-031 [Jimit Shukla]Tháng trước
  • Wow, and I thought I'm color blind because I always thought my windows were dark red or something. That is the best fix for me, thank you!

    SebastianSebastianTháng trước
  • Great channel Quinn, but I’m taking an America-free diet now and unsubscribing.

    Geekboy NZGeekboy NZTháng trước
  • the change colour command doesnt work on my Mac

    christian machirachristian machiraTháng trước
  • Welcome to Tim Cook’s screwed up Apple. Are you getting it yet!???

    bertramincbertramincTháng trước
  • I see my name mentioned in a video and I'm like ... yiipppiiii

    Allan Nyholm NielsenAllan Nyholm NielsenTháng trước
  • You can also just drag & drop a folder from finder to the terminal and it will automatically pastes the path of the folder.

    HieuHieuTháng trước
  • xtrafinder looks awesome, so I tried installing it following the instructions to open terminal and pasting in the sudo command and then it asked for a password that apparently is not my system password. Now I feel stupid.

    Michael CrumptonMichael CrumptonTháng trước
  • Sir, thank you.

    Marvin MarkerMarvin MarkerTháng trước
  • How to fix it? Downgrade to Catalina :) Works like a charm :)

    vas1900vas1900Tháng trước
  • Annoying you have to get utilities and fix basic GUI issues Apple got wrong. Menu bar is hard to see (thanks for the fix), wire frame Finder sidebar icons hard to see on my 2014 15" Macbook Pro, default wall paper is sickly, you can change ot but it's the same default on the logon screen. And it's slow. I ran back to Catalina begging forgivness!

    CyCyTháng trước
  • These are great tips.

    lavot 旅遊 生活 玩科技lavot 旅遊 生活 玩科技Tháng trước
  • You can totally open a terminal in the folder you are in from the normal finder...

    DPJ LpDPJ LpTháng trước
  • I don't own one yet watching this video -_-

    Tawheed RonyTawheed RonyTháng trước
  • 3:31 Sry but: your wrong, not everyone does creative work on a Mac. Taste is different and has variety

    TheOnlyEpsilonAlphaTheOnlyEpsilonAlphaTháng trước
  • The last good OS Apple came up with was Leopard. After that, it looked horrible and things began not to work properly. And don't get me started on how much iTunes sucks now.

    seattlebeardseattlebeardTháng trước