Renoise not following System Dark Mode


hope that’s a easy one to fix.
Mac OS is set to Dark Mode and I’m also using a dark theme on Renoise.
When using plugins the title and bottom bar of the plugin window are bright white. Most plugins nowadays are also rather dark, so it kinda looks odd and distracting.

Screen Shot 2021-04-02 at 18.38.05

Also all file dialogs for open, save,… are bright, so I assume Renoise simply just doesn’t follow system settings in that regard.
It probably isn’t just a switch you enable in the code, but I guess it can’t be that hard to change that. It would be really nice :slight_smile:

Open a terminal and try this command:

defaults write com.renoise.renoise NSRequiresAquaSystemAppearance -bool NO

To revert:

defaults delete com.renoise.renoise NSRequiresAquaSystemAppearance

Changes will be applied after you restart the app if it was open.


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Well thanks for that!! :grin:
I’m pretty bad at this. I’ve tried to find out but couldn’t come up with anything, but how can I find out app names to be able to apply such modifications?
After not finding anything, I’ve tried your command for Reason by changing com.renoise.renoise with com.reason.reason… but, of course, it does not work.

btw: Plogue Chipsounds. Nice one. :slight_smile: Also have that