Color Themes For Renoise

Yes, I realized this for the first time when I was trying out some themes. When I wanted to go back to default it surprisingly didn’t look the same as before. I had never loaded another theme into Renoise before and it always looked like version 2.7 with yellow and white accents (even after installing all the update versions until 3.4), which was my start in terms of Renoise. So I grabbed the old default theme again and made it more eye friendly. The white is less white, the yellow less bright with a tiny tad of orange and the overall grey a little bit darker.

Anyway, I’ve made my own themes a while ago and the one I’m using all the time looks like this:
TNT basic
TNT Basic.xrnc (5.0 KB)

I’ve also made a darker version of the theme above:
TNT night
TNT Night.xrnc (5.0 KB)

As you can see I prefer dark neutral themes. The less colorful the better. They’re basically the old default theme without any colors and everything is darker. The only thing I left almost original are the colors of the pattern editor font, I just darkened them a bit. And of course the tracks still do have colors, but tamed.

The Default theme 3.0 with eye friendly tamed colors in general and Renoise 2,7 inspired automation colors:
TNT Tamed Default
TNT Tamed Default.xrnc (5.0 KB)

I also improved the themes above a little bit, the song position marker was a tad too bright. :wink:


I replaced the UI font for Roboto Font | and the pattern font for Commodore 64, here are my xml’s, I realized there are settings for width and height :slight_smile:

place fonts and this in Contents/Resources/Skin/Fonts

Config.xml (733 Bytes)

PatternConfig.xml (619 Bytes)

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A theme I made based on a theme I made based on dracula

Orange Biology Sequencer
Orange biology mixer

Orange biology.xrnc (5.0 KB)


desert raider.xrnc (5.0 KB)
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desert raider bright.xrnc (5.1 KB)
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Virtual Boy Red.xrnc (4.8 KB)
Inspired by this video, I decided to create an almost entirely monochrome red skin for Renoise that is reminiscent of the Virtual Boy viewing experience. I hope you like it!
virtual boy renoise


I can’t download the lava skin.

plz ! it would be great reupload !

Here you go.


This is my latest Live 11 Dark mode redux skin.
But I’ve also attached my other ones for ya.
Ableton Live 10 (grymmjack).xrnc (4.9 KB)
Ableton Live 10 Contrast (grymmjack).xrnc (4.9 KB)
Ableton Live 10 Contrast Soft (grymmjack).xrnc (5.0 KB)
Ableton Live 11 Dark (grymmjack).xrnc (5.0 KB)
Ableton Live Clay-like (grymmjack).xrnc (4.9 KB)


love this theme, really makes things smooth on the eye, just a little tweak to the selection colour and I can see where to edit, love it

Great, glad you enjoy! Happy Holidays!

So redux can have custom theme?


Yes, and it’s compatible with all Renoise themes, and Renoise is compatible with all Redux themes therefore. :slight_smile:

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for all y’all clinical motherfuckers out there:
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achrom dark.xrnc (5.0 KB)

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achrom mid.xrnc (5.1 KB)

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achrom bright.xrnc (5.1 KB)


and another couple:
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monochrome.xrnc (4.9 KB)
^this one is fun to play on with the global color filter

and of course, something nice and ugly :unicorn: :poop:
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unicorn poo.xrnc (5.1 KB)


I really like “akrom mid”

A less contrasted release could be good also…white could become a little darken…sensitive eyes😅