Google Releases Dark Mode To Google Chrome On MacOS
Dhir Acharya - Mar 14, 2019
Google has launched dark mode to the latest version of its web-based OS, called Chrome 73, the update will turn webpages as well as other elements black.
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Now, Google Chrome users with a Mac can enjoy dark mode on the browser. Reportedly, Google has launched dark mode to the latest version of its web-based OS, called Chrome 73, the update will turn webpages as well as other elements black.
To turn on dark mode, users need to open the settings panels, select “General.” Next, click on the “Appearance” which will display a pulldown menu, choose “Dark.” Seeing only “Graphite” and “Blue” options means the device is running an older MacOS version.
Dark mode is currently quite essential. Google started providing its Android and iOS apps with an option for a darker, higher-contrast theme on Monday, which Facebook Messenger had done last week.
The first time dark mode was introduced to the entire system was on MacOS Mojave after Apple let users turn the dock and menu bar dark in MacOS Sierra, the operating system’s previous version.
In the next update for iOS that Apple is expected to announce at WWDC this summer, iPhone may get dark mode too. In the meantime, users can only enjoy dark mode in the iPhone apps that support the feature.
This is not the first time Google has gone for the dark mode. Back in 2018, the tech giant brought dark mode to its Gmail. Google Drive and Chrome also got dark mode too by through an extension.
In releasing Chrome 73, Google’s noted revealed that Windows may soon get support for dark mode too.
Google Chrome’s latest version, Chrome 73, is said to work with Windows, Linux, and Mac. With this version, the Chrome team has announced several additional supports such as signed HTTP exchanges for easier creation of portable content and constructable style sheets for easier change of styles. Chrome 73 also supports arrives of Progressive Web Apps on Mac as well as supports PWAs on all mobile and desktop platforms so that creating installable apps is easier.