How to Use Color and Visual Settings on a Mac

by Billy Mark Online Blogger

Wondering how to customize contrast, colors, cursor size, transparency, and other visual stuff on your Mac? You can tweak your Mac visual settings to make it more suitable. Even if you wish to personalize your system interface and visuals, then you can tweak some display settings to get the most out of your device.

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We will go through some essential settings such as invert colors, switching to grayscale, contrast, and more. Let’s get started.

Inverting Colors on Your Mac

  1. Navigate to the Apple menu and then go to ‘System Preferences.’
  2. Tap Accessibility.
  3. Go to the Display settings.
  4. Mark the checkbox beside the Inverted colors option.

How to Enable Grayscale on Mac?

  1. Go to the Apple menu on your Mac.
  2. Now you have to click the System Preferences.
  3. Then, go to Accessibility.
  4. Open the Display tab located at the left side.
  5. Check the ‘Use grayscale’ box to enable grayscale.

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How to Enhance the Contrast?

  1. Navigate to Apple menu> System Preferences> Accessibility> Display.
  2. Now check the box labeled as Increase contrast, and the contrast will be enhanced by a significant margin.

How to Reduce the Motion?

It will make the animation of your device more noticeable. For example, if you enable the dashboard, the windows will jump rather than sliding, and it will crossfade back into its place.

  1. Click the Apple icon located at the top-left corner on your Mac.
  2. Then go to “System Preferences.”
  3. After that tap Accessibility.
  4. Navigate to the Display settings, then mark the checkbox besides Reduce Motion.

How to Decrease Transparency?

  1. Go to the Apple menu on the left of your screen.
  2. Now choose “System Preferences.”
  3. After that, select Accessibility.
  4. Go to the Display settings.
  5. Check the box besides Reduce transparency.

How to Adjust the Contrast on Your Mac’s Display?

Increasing and decreasing contrast is a useful feature, and it is essential to know it for the hour of need. Suppose you have started working and you are using a Mac, but the brightness is too high, which is affecting your eyes. You want to decrease it, but don’t know how to, so go through the process carefully.

  1. Go to Apple menu.
  2. Then, System Preferences.
  3. After that, select Accessibility.
  4. Now, choose Display settings from the left side.
  5. You can see the “Display contrast” option with a slider to adjust the overall contrast of your Mac, move it left and right to adjust the contrast according to your choice.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Mcafee products at

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