Cage Fighter
Cage Fighter
1.1

4.6

Cage Fighter free download for Mac

Cage Fighter1.1

05 May 2005

Removes buttons from Mail toolbar in Tiger.

Overview

Cage Fighter changes the really ugly new Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Mail.app icons by removing the rounded blog edges and making them much nicer looking.

What's new in Cage Fighter

Version 1.1:
  • Panther Titlebars
  • Panther Icons and new optional blue highlighting.

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How would you rate Cage Fighter app?

15 Reviews of Cage Fighter

4.5
Anonymous
28 April 2005
Version: 1.0

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Works as advertised, for sure it's an improvement. Make sure you don't have a classic Mail app from OS 9, it'll try to work on that, wouldn't work until I deleted that from my OS 9 apps folder. You can't beat free though.
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anonymous-heron-1307
14 December 2006
Version: 1.1
The archive seems corrupted... once de-bzipped the .dmg won't mount.
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Sedated
10 August 2006
Version: 1.1
I have released the icons used in Cage Fighter for folks that have updated and can't change the icons. I have also included instructions on how to install them. You can grab them at my site
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Mrmister
05 April 2006
Version: 1.1
Confirmed--10.4.6 totally breaks Cage Fighter. I hope this app will get updated--I like Tiger's icons for Mail, I just don't want them in weird buttons.
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Stuzy
04 April 2006
Version: 1.1
10.4.6 update 3rd April 2006 seems to have broken Cage Fighter's ability.
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4.5
Anonymous
12 May 2005
Version: 1.1
Oh dear gawd THANK YOU!!! I hate the new Tiger!Mail look, it's low contrast, not esthetically functional, and well if you're here, it's probably because something is bugging you about it. I heard there was another look in the beta trials that looked cool, oh well. I wish the missing side drawer (left or right side) gets address by Apple though. Because now it looks like MS Entourage. Could it be that Apple is trying to appeal to switchers (PC and Mac users alike), who use MS products?
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4.5
Taishan
12 May 2005
Version: 1.1
Great app! couldn't stand the original; why did Apple have to do something like that? Would love to apply the Tiger toolbar to any app I choose. Wish I was the program guru to do it on my own. Anyone interested in trying? Cage Fighter unleashed? :)
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3.75
Anonymous
07 May 2005
Version: 1.1
I'm not big on silly non-sequitur names for such specific utilities. Icons are way too small, as they are the icons with the aqua pills removed. Otherwise works as advertised, flawlessly. Run it once and the ugliness goes away. If Cage Fighter's new look doesn't do it for you, check out the more appropriately named Mail Fixer (Which, also supports third-party themes in addition to it's own), which gives Mail 2.0 a more Safari-esque look and looks great in Tiger!
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5
garbage
07 May 2005
Version: 1.1
1) I hate the semi opaque look of the icons in these 'buttons'. 2) I don't have a problem with the icons being grouped together in 'button' otherwise... so i'd be happy with transparent buttons rather than removing them totally. ...anyway, this does does what it claims with out causing problems.
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4.75
Anonymous
05 May 2005
Version: 1.1
Fantastic tiny application. Now has more control over how the UI fix is applied.
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4.75
Anonymous
05 May 2005
Version: 1.1
Excellent stuff! This was thoroughly needed, as the buttons are even uglier in other languages than English: the size of the button adjusts to the length of the label, and that makes for some veeery long buttons in Spanish or French, for example.
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5
Anonymous
05 May 2005
Version: 1.1
Ahhhhhh, much much better -- Mail 2.0 now looks like an improved version of Panther's Mail, rather than the abomination that is the default Tiger look. Thanks!
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Anonymous
30 April 2005
Version: 1.0
Uh, you can customize the toolbar in Tiger. This is worthless.
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Anonymous
29 April 2005
Version: 1.0
How about an option to disable the new expanded title bar as well?
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4.5
Scott Ahten
28 April 2005
Version: 1.0
Works great. Thank goodness... Now, if we can get the the icons used in Panther at their original size. The icons in Tiger are too small and have contrast problems (with and w/out the blue buttons. especially the Junk mail icon)
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4.5
Anonymous
28 April 2005
Version: 1.0
Works as advertised, for sure it's an improvement. Make sure you don't have a classic Mail app from OS 9, it'll try to work on that, wouldn't work until I deleted that from my OS 9 apps folder. You can't beat free though.
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Free

4.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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