Once of my favorite parts of setting up a new Mac or doing a fresh installation is the slight tweaks and customization that can make the computer feel more personalized and help expedite tasks. In the article I am going to go over some of the tweaks that I do on my Mac’s. I’m not going to go over the main stream functionalities like “Dark mode” and stacks, but – here are some out side of the box things I do when setting up my new machines.
Speeding up Finder and the Dock So – find is by far – is one of the best parts of Mac OSX for me, but it is a bit slow and chunk at times. From build to build, this changes but, I like to have a fast streamlined experience so here are some quick UI tweaks you can make to make finder feel a bit snappier.
To start, open terminal. Then paste the following into the terminal window:
The above commands remove or adjust common animations to make finder, some apps, the dock operate a bit quicker – and add some functionality to the doc itself like recent items, full paths to files/folders in finder, etc. You should reboot after making the changes.
Tinker Tools Tinker tools is a cool little app that lets you customize a good amount of otherwise hidden features/functions of Mac OSX.
Download Link : https://www.bresink.com/osx/0TinkerTool/download.php