MenuShade
MenuShade
1.1

4.1

MenuShade free download for Mac

MenuShade for Mac1.1

10 May 2006

Make your menu bar darker.

What is MenuShade for Mac

MenuShade makes your menu bar darker so it's "easier on your eyes and doesn't burn the top of your display a lighter color.

What's new in MenuShade

Version 1.1:
  • Fixes Intel Mac incompatibility

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Ianonmac
Ianonmac
Aug 16 2009
1.1
0.0
Aug 16 2009
0.0
Version: 1.1
I've just watched episode 22 of Macbreak Weekly in which Merlin Mann recommends Menubar which as far as I know is the only way to completely remove the menubar. Surprisingly there is still no version for Leopard and I would like to add my request for this.
Easer
Easer
Apr 24 2009
1.1
0.0
Apr 24 2009
0.0
Version: 1.1
For equivalent effects with Leopard, I use a combination of LeoColorbar (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/26081/leocolorbar) and Menu Eclipse (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/27686/menu-eclipse). Both are free and provide some nice customization.
Boxcar
Boxcar
Dec 27 2008
1.1
0.0
Dec 27 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1
I like it! It is easier on the eyes and works well with 10.4.11
L0xby
L0xby
Sep 26 2008
1.1
0.0
Sep 26 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1
I wish they would make this Leopard compatible. Would be nice to dim the menubar when it's not needed.
Chris-Fam
Chris-Fam
Mar 18 2008
1.1
0.0
Mar 18 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1
Oh my god, it looks like Leopard copied his idea! :-D
ShawnBoucke
ShawnBoucke
Jan 6 2008
1.1
5.0
Jan 6 2008
5.0
Version: 1.1
I just found out that not only does it shade, but can also become transparent... even invisible... great great app for those without 10.5
ShawnBoucke
ShawnBoucke
Jan 5 2008
1.1
5.0
Jan 5 2008
5.0
Version: 1.1
Works great. I have a laptop so I do not have to worry about the menu burning the screen but i do feel like I can pay more attention on windows that are open. The menu fading in and out is a nice touch as well. Although this is a simple application, I will always be using it now that I tried it. One comment... if you could make the icon hidden it would be perfect. I just changed the Icon to something that looks cool. Other then that it is great
Tupring
Tupring
Oct 28 2007
1.1
0.0
Oct 28 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1
This doesn't work on Leopard, which I figured. Hopefully it will get updated. My Leopard Menu bar is Opaque!
New-User
New-User
Jun 12 2007
1.1
0.0
Jun 12 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1
Works great except the programs icon shows up in the dock, which is a show-stopper for me. Making the program a background-only app (by editing it's Info.plist) breaks the fake transparency feature. Hopefully the author will fix this shortcoming by removing the dock icon and adding a quit button to the preferences window. 10.4.9 PowerPC
anonymous-dingo-1042
anonymous-dingo-1042
Apr 20 2007
1.1
0.0
Apr 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1
I also have this problem with Virtue Desktops. It only works on one desktop. Since this is freeware, it will probably never get fixed. Also, Virtue Desktops is now closing down shop, so only Leopard will save us.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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