WWDC 2018: macOS Mojave With Dark Mode Unveiled

WWDC 2018: macOS Mojave With Dark Mode Unveiled

"We love the Mac, and macOS is explicitly created for the unique characteristics of Mac hardware", said Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering for Apple.

There is a developer macOS 10.14 beta available today that allows creators to start testing the software and upgrading apps to work with Apple's new software. It is now possible to get a dark Menu bar and Dock in macOS High Sierra, but macOS Mojave extends the darker colors to all system apps and the overall UI. It has received a full redesign including the addition of few new applications which are mentioned later in the article. Should you have PDFs all over your desktop, Apple will collect all these into a neat and organised PDF stack.

At WWDC 18, Apple has introduced the next version of its Mac operating system dubbed as "macOS Mojave". The second is Home, enabling Mac users to control their HomeKit accessories right from within their desktops. The Dark Mode feature ties in with the Mojave name as Apple explained how the desert looks handsome at night, and so does Dark Mode in macOS. This optional feature extends the theme across multiple macOS apps such as Mail, Messages, Maps, Calendar and Photos to make content stand out more than before. Here in, the system changes the desktop picture to match the duration of a day.

Beyond Dark Mode, the Desktop is gaining a new Stacks feature to replicate the feature from the dock and build upon it for the Desktop. It is also possible for users to sort files using Stacks based on other file attributes like date and tags. The Dark Mode has been on the wishlist of iOS users for many years but, iOS 12 won't be getting it. One rumour that did get confirmed pertains to macOS. You can also quickly view metadata of any file in a tab on the right hand side of the Finder window. In addition, you can run custom Automator Actions on files directly from Finder with Quick Actions. Quick Look has been updated as well with a similar Quick Actions set up to edit files without ever opening them. Hopefully this gives more color and life to the Mac App Store, which has languished over the years. New developer frameworks for Mac Apps in late 2019 will broaden this to make it easier for third-party devs to bring apps to both iOS and Mac. News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Home are all now available in Mojave, giving you the same experience with each as you would on iOS.

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The next version of the Mac desktop operating system will be called Mojave - named after the Californian desert - and introduces a number of new features and improvements, including a cool new Dark Mode.

Animoji got an update as well, letting users stick their tongues out and new versions, including Ghost, Koala, Tiger and T. rex.

New Create, Work, Play, and Develop tabs: You'll be able to visit these tabs to find helpful app recommendations and expertise relevant to the topic you choose. On a positive note, it should be largely automated, but less positively, Apple's still saying no to touchscreen Macs. The new App Store has been redesigned from the ground up with a brand new user interface, making it easier to navigate, discover and explore new apps.

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