Iridium
Iridium
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Iridium free download for Mac

Iridium for Mac1.9.F

25 April 2006

Unified white metal theme for your toolbars.

What is Iridium for Mac

The Iridium theme whitens metal and applies a unified toolbar look to all applications including Cocoa, Carbon, X11, and qt/Mac applications.

Iridium's motto is "One look to unite them all and in the lightness bind them!" This has meant that a few features of Iridium have had to be changed in order to fix bugs. And Iridium now has its own installer, no other software required.

Quit all other programs before installing. You will need to logout or reboot for all changes to take effect.

What's new in Iridium

Version 1.9.F:
  • Iridium now installs on all PPC and Intel Macs.
  • Version 1.9.F is my final solo release of Iridium. Within the week, future development of Iridium will be opened to the community at MacOpenSource. Contact me there if you would like to help.
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Guest
Guest
Aug 18 2008
1.9.F
5.0
Aug 18 2008
5.0
Version: 1.9.F
Just wanted to mention that it works perfectly under the fully updated Mac OS X 10.4.11.
Guest
Guest
Aug 16 2008
1.9.F
5.0
Aug 16 2008
5.0
Version: 1.9.F
Excellent, finally now my Tiger looks like Leopard !!!! I don't know, but it also seems somehow faster. I love the new Safari, it looks much more positive now, and I can finally read the tab titles!! The Finder windows, oh my god, I instantly fell in love, this looks like the Rhapsody theme!! I love it!! Thank you so much, please keep up the work, maybe there are other possible themes!! One little glitch though, on the small windows like e. g. "Copy" or "Empty Trash" the line between the title bar and the window content is missing.
O5220803
O5220803
Jul 3 2007
1.9.F
5.0
Jul 3 2007
5.0
Version: 1.9.F
Excellent piece of theme development! Works nicely with OSX 10.4.10, with no hassles! Very well done; a great replacement for Apple's Aqua default theme! Thanks!
M2atmac
M2atmac
Jun 24 2007
1.9.F
0.0
Jun 24 2007
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
If you are wondering, yes Iridium still compatible with 10.4.9. I've been using UNO for quite some time that I forgot how nice Iridium is. Keep up with the awesome work. Thanks a lot!
BDog
BDog
Mar 14 2007
1.9.F
0.0
Mar 14 2007
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
This works with 10.4.9.
Mac-Adam
Mac-Adam
Mar 6 2007
1.9.F
0.0
Mar 6 2007
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
-Add a better bar slide separator in small window mode (take from original Aqua 10.4, it better than a grey bar…) -Why not add prefs: Bar slide lighter/Darker Boutons Color Themes for all Apps Little cleaner than UNO on result, but very ugly install…
BDog
BDog
Oct 4 2006
1.9.F
0.0
Oct 4 2006
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
This seems to work fine in Mac OS X.4.8!
153957photography
153957photography
May 24 2006
1.9.F
4.8
May 24 2006
4.8
Version: 1.9.F
I was very worried about themes messing up my system (from previous experience with ShapeShifter and such).. But this.. this works great! no need for ShapeS n all that, very clean and of course very beautiful!.. Thanks..the only (tiny) bug i noticed might be the bottom corners of Quicktime windows which looks a bit weird, but acceptable
Madmacmad
Madmacmad
May 23 2006
1.9.F
5.0
May 23 2006
5.0
Version: 1.9.F
Thank you very much..... For me this is the best Theme & Apple should make it possible to switch Themes in Mac OS X 10.5. Thank you for Iridium Hydroxide !!!!! and plz keep it free. For me the best looking Theme out there and much nicer than Brushed Metal. Works great on PowerPC & Intel Mac#s
Pirx
Pirx
May 11 2006
1.9.F
0.0
May 11 2006
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
Apple should consider adopting the iridium look. Iridium is the most beautiful theme around, as far as I am concerned.
Jedik
Jedik
Apr 26 2006
1.9.F
0.0
Apr 26 2006
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
I'll miss IridiumHydroxide... :(
Gmax
Gmax
Apr 25 2006
1.9.F
0.0
Apr 25 2006
0.0
Version: 1.9.F
Nice theme. However, a little too bright, I personally prefer UNO's cleaner look.
2-Cents
2-Cents
Apr 17 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Apr 17 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
Yes, Yes! Please release an update for 10.4.6. The brushed metal is burning my eyes! Love this mod!!!!
star-affinity
star-affinity
Apr 11 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Apr 11 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
Please continue to update and improve this theme for future versions of OS X. Please, please, please , please. :)
Tupring
Tupring
Feb 18 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Feb 18 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
A very nice theme however I really prefer the default Aqua icons. These ones look gross.
Prometheas
Prometheas
Jan 24 2006
1.7.1
0.0
Jan 24 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.1
Thanks for including a link to the dlta version, directly on the product page! Not sure when you started that practice, but this is the first time I noticed it. Not to mention it's a fantastic theme; thanks!
Nerfgun
Nerfgun
Jan 23 2006
1.7.1
4.8
Jan 23 2006
4.8
Version: 1.7.1
Iridium is a beautiful theme, one of the best I've ever seen. I used it consistently for many months and found it to be nearly trouble-free; only very occasional glitches, and usually these happened where Apple deviated from their own standard practices (Fast User Switching menulet, Bookmarks separater in Safari, etc). It is *very* bright however, so be sure to check the screenshots before installing. Myself, I liked it. My quibbles: I don't like the background 'shelf' graphic for Dashboard widgets, the Apple/G5-style one was nicer. And the lack of any demarcation between the toolbar area that you can grab, and the actual button area, is tricky to discern. 'Real' unified toolbar apps (like Mail) let you drag the window ANYWHERE there isn't an icon. Apps that have the old draggable toolbar only - you can't tell where the draggable area begins with Iridium installed. A minor annoyance. Great work though. I wish Apple was as consistent. Iridium Finder looks way better than the bushed metal Apple default look.
Akrobat
Akrobat
Jan 11 2006
1.7
1.0
Jan 11 2006
1.0
Version: 1.7
Theme works fine, however IridiumTunes screws up iTunes! Installed it on my iBook with Tiger on iTunes 6x or above. (as per instructions). Open up iTunes only to find there's no display any longer. Jesus, when are these people gonna test this stuff before they distribute it? Now I've got to find out how to fix what this crappy app has broken. Lousy and Cheap = 1 star!
Macsterdam
Macsterdam
Jan 11 2006
1.7
5.0
Jan 11 2006
5.0
Version: 1.7
Works great with 10.4.4 too - brilliant!!!
Mcphearsom
Mcphearsom
Jan 10 2006
1.7
0.0
Jan 10 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7
Works great and well made, however this theme is far too bright for me, it's brighter than Aqua and almost glows. If you could make a darker version of the theme, perhaps a grey and a black, then I'd be happy.
Macsterdam
Macsterdam
Jan 10 2006
1.7
5.0
Jan 10 2006
5.0
Version: 1.7
Absolutely wonderful, this is how OSX should really look. Sheer elegance. As ever, this installed without as hitch. I'm extremely grateful for this. Thank you VERY much!
Hoopenfaust
Hoopenfaust
Jan 10 2006
1.7
0.0
Jan 10 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7
Took forever to "fix" my permissions. Then hung up when restarting. Great looking theme! Simple and clean
Guest
Guest
Nov 18 2005
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 18 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
I have to say, as much as I like the functionality of OS X, it's UI has been getting funkier and funkier every upgrade with a new "style" introduce literally each point release... Between Aqua, metal, unified, the weird Mail only nasty buttons, etc... I can only wish they'd get it together and made it look as good as Iridium. But somehow I have the feeling that's not going to happen any time soon... So Iridium is the solution :)
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2005
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 2 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
the light gradient in 1.6.6 is missing. apart from that safari looks normal again.
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2005
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 2 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
Due to circumstances beyond my control, the new release of ThemeChanger has not arrived. DLTA is the native file format for ThemeChanger and according to ShapeShifter, it can use DLTA files too. I provided links above for both the DLTA files and for the Panther version of Iridium. I will continue to make DLTA files (since I do it as part of my dev cycle) and I will release all betas in DLTA format. Release Candidates (RC) will then be used to test the installer with the new mods. And, until ThemeChanger makes a new release, the actual releases of Iridium will continue to use my installer. I am a big fan of ThemeChanger and am active in helping Abhi Beckhert work on the new release. If anyone else here would like to help speed Iridium's transition to full ThemeChanger support, please consider helping out on the http://themechanger.sf.net project.
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2005
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 2 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
I have the same glitches in the corner of itunes. I have had it for some time now. How do we fix this??
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2005
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 2 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
I thought the app was going to be phased out and only DLTA available! I can't find the DLTA of 1.6.6.
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Nov 1 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Works in 10.4.3 but seems like on Safari, the Tab and the actually page itself are two different tones....not sure if its just me or not...
Guest
Guest
Oct 31 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 31 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Works fine with 10.4.3!
Guest
Guest
Oct 16 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 16 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
hmm with 1.6.5 i now notice glitches in the corners of itunes 6 and the new version of quicktime. anyone else notice the same?
Guest
Guest
Oct 14 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 14 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
I agree with a previous poster, please keep the standalone installer!
Hackit98
Hackit98
Oct 9 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 9 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Awesome way to get rid of the carbon Finder without using ShapeShifter. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Oct 7 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Please keep the installer. I really like your theme. It is close to be perfect now. But if there is no installer, I won't upgrade it, sorry. I like your installer because it is reliable and easy to launch. I don't want to use another software just for one theme (even if this software is great, open source, and so on).
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Please Please Please keep the STANDALONE installer!
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Iridium Hydroxide theme does not allow iTunes to run "out of memory" but Iridium theme works fine with iTunes (using the DLTA with ThemeChanger)
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
Another boring theme. Where is Kaleidoscope for OS X? So many of these ShapeShifter themes look the same. It seems that the authors lack creativity and imagination. All they do is change the colors and shapes of the window control dots and the menu highlights. BORING
Guest
Guest
Oct 3 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 3 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
The last stand-alone installer? I hope that Themechanger works.... I for one have never had that application work for me with Tiger... I have 3 Mac's! I would keep that option available to users. Just a thought.
Guest
Guest
Oct 3 2005
1.6.5
5.0
Oct 3 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.5
I, for one, appreciate the stand-alone installer. If the developer feels like ThemeChanger is the way to go, I'm willing to give it a shot. Also, my experience with ShapeShifter has been wrought with problems. Ick.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2005
1.6.4
5.0
Sep 20 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.4
Why has support for ShapeShifter et al been dropped - all these third party installers for themes going around are very disparate and are only segmenting theme usage further. Sure, ShapeShifter may not be perfect, or at times play nice, but at least its central and unified. I will be sticking with 1.6.3 as I see no usable benefits to this release.
Guest
Guest
Sep 19 2005
1.6.4
5.0
Sep 19 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.4
Nice fixes... Your theme keeps getting better
Guest
Guest
Sep 18 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 18 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
I'd love to see the Iridium theme with the Palladium menus (smooth background, glassy menu bar, glassy selected text)
Guest
Guest
Sep 18 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 18 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
If you would like to try a beta of Iridium that I ported to Panther, please contact me at www.sagefire.org
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 13 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
To bad the glitches in Limewire are back with this version.
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 13 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
available only for Tiger? Please steven, think to all Panther users who want a great interface.
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 13 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
The download is back. The images in question have been replaced.
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 13 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
Yikes. The download has been pulled due to a "licensing issue".
Guest
Guest
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 12 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
Sagefire, a review.. be it good or bad ... should be read and thought about. But don't take negative reviews too personally... and don't forgt that it is an impossibility to please everybody ;) You're doing a damn fine job with Iridium. I love the slick yet simple GUI and I LOVE the standalone installer. Just carry on walking on the path that you chose when starting with Iridium.
Marsviolet
Marsviolet
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
4.0
Sep 12 2005
4.0
Version: 1.6.3
A GUI should be clean, clear, consistent, easy on the eyes, and should not draw undue attention to itself. Iridium is nearly perfect in this regard. Unlike most themes, Iridium stems from an extremely simple concept -- unify "unified" -- and succeeds tremendously. The simplest solutions are always the best. At the same time, Apple's mix of Aqua and Textured (brushed metal) is not without some merit, as windows with different looks make them easier to tell apart at a glance, e.g. Mail from Safari, but giving each application an unique GUI is ultimately not a good solution. It's schizophrenic. And I fear this is what OS X is becoming with its Textured, Aqua, Aqua Unified, Pro and Garage Band appearances all cluttering the screen at once. Iridium takes a conservative approach like Platinum did, but keeps most of the charm of Aqua intact and propagates itself system wide (or nearly so), without stooping to over design or becoming gaudy and intolerable. Inspired.
Guest
Guest
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 12 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
Thank you so much for you theme. It is the best theme imho, it is stable, the self installer is great and it is free. I understand why it pisses some people off :-/
Guest
Guest
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 12 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
I would like to state, for the record, that I am not "anti-ThemeChanger". In fact, if you follow the "Wanna be a beta tester?" link in the download, you will find a DLTA file that will allow you to use ThemeChanger to install Iridium. Why did I develop my own installer? Well, I got a lot of mail from people who were scared of ThemeChanger because of its version number. So, I developed my own installer. I have spoken with the ThemeChanger developer, and a version 1.0 is not that far away. Once it arrives, I will build an Iridium v2.0 which will be released as a DLTA file only. Why does it "seem" that I am anti-ShapeShifter? Well, SS says that it can install from DLTA files, but it chokes on them from time to time. This means that Unsanity has more work to do on this feature. And, unless people actually send them bug reports along this line, they won't do it. I hope that clears everything up.
Guest
Guest
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 12 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
I agree with the comments of the other writer. The author of Iridium seems to have some kind of hangup with ShapeShifter, which I like very much. Although I appreciate the enormous effort which the guy has put into this free product, he overcomplicates his product with too many bit's and pieces. I personally find the scheme bland, flat and unappealing overall. Maybe some highlights somewhere could be worked into the metallic theme or perhaps some subtle color hints and definitely some depth or modelling for a bit of drama? Please understand, I'd be thrilled to use this unified theme if it were more like the, say the ShapeShifter "X-Metal" theme, which I find gorgeous. Of course, this is just one person's personal aestheic observation. Thanks very much for your creative and technical efforts just the same!
gwalbridge
gwalbridge
Sep 12 2005
1.6.3
0.0
Sep 12 2005
0.0
Version: 1.6.3
OH MY SWEET LORD. Is there any particular reason for this anti-ShapeShifter/anti-ThemeChanger madness? The installer is the most tedious thing I have ever used... "You have not run this backup" and "You have not run that backup" and "This must be run from the disc image to work properly" I understand the need for backups, but could you design a more friendly installer? Perhaps just one app package instead of the what, four different ones for backup and restoration? Need I remind of you that the purpose of a computer is for IT to do all the work?
Guest
Guest
Sep 11 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 11 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
You're back on track...Many thanks!
Cybergoober
Cybergoober
Sep 11 2005
1.6.3
4.8
Sep 11 2005
4.8
Version: 1.6.3
Any chance we could get the Chat Participants drawer used in iChat when in group chats themed? Currently it's still Brushed Metal. Otherwise this is an awesome theme. Thanks so much for your work.
Guest
Guest
Sep 11 2005
1.6.3
5.0
Sep 11 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.3
I installed Iridium some time ago with SS disabled. I reverted to Aqua using the included restor pkg, and now find that with SS enabled, none of the themes will apply. Has anyone else had this issue?
Guest
Guest
Sep 10 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 10 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
just briefly went back to aqua when upgrading iridium and i can't believe what a difference iridium makes to the ui. platinum hydroxide is beautiful sniff...
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
There are a few applications I can't live without on my computer: FFView, Desktop Manager, Butler, MenuMeters... The Chrominium theme is one of them. OS is good, faaaaaaar better than Wincrap and Linux, but not perfect. These applications enhance the OS X experience: ergonomy, stability, fun, usability. Most of them, if not all, are free: seems there's still hope for humanity ;-) To the developper: thank you. With Platinium/Iridum/Chrominium you've made a dream come true, i.e. a viable alternative to the default theme without unstable hacks. Congratulations!
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
how about making a new theme using the iTunes 5 skin throughout Tiger? =) iTunes 5 looks actually quite nice and with this theme throughout OS X would be rock on solid =]
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
I like it a lot! All I wish for is to see the slight vertical gradient on the windows that were non-brushed metal originally. Two questions: 1. How can I keep the original plastic gradient on the menu bar? 2. How can I keep the aluminum texture on the Widgets bar?
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
Iridium 1.6.2 makes iTunes 5 look worse then the original default look. It's a shame because the rest of Iridium is cool :)
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
Having selected 'graphte' in the apearance tab the finder toolbar is still blue. The menubar caps also aren't as 'smooth' as the default tiger theme. Need to be anti-aliased a bit better. So other than the blue elements popping up in the finder and the menubar caps this theme is absolutelly awesome. Thankyou.
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
NICE work! many thanx to developer dude... just a little suggestions/requests... can you fix the "bad-looking-info-windows" in iTunes 5? i try patching with "SmoothTunes Chromium", but same bad effect. and... some back-up for iTunes resources prior to appling patch? (when restore to OSX Aqua, iTunes 5 dont run and send me an "insuficient memory error"!!) was necesary a re-instalation from Apple installer. THANX!
Guest
Guest
Sep 8 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 8 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
Excellent work! However if you could have a blue version like the SmoothStripes theme from maxthemes.com, it would make it even better.
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.2
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.2
OMG, this theme is like a dream come true! Much props to the creator. Oh and the speed of the update is simply amazing!
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.1
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
I am uploading v1.6.2 to the server right now. It has a fix for iTunes 5. You can now actually choose between the Iridium and the Chromium skins for iTunes.
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.1
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
I wonder why it is necessary to revert to aqua before installing a new version of Iridium. Can't we juste run the new installer to replace old files ?
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.1
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
If you are not so happy with the Brushed Metal look of OS X and need a reprieve, this is the answer. More than one theme to choose from (I love Palladium) and you don't have to use Unsanity's ShapeShifter/APE combo. Oh, yeah, ITS FREE! Very nice Sagefire, keep up the great work!
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.1
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
I love it. It is easy to install and remove. It is free. It is stable. Thank you!
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6.1
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6.1
Love the changes it makes but it makes firefox and adium look weird. keep up the great work though. i will send you some screenshots :)
Guest
Guest
Sep 7 2005
1.6
5.0
Sep 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6
I love the theme... BUT palladium theme has changed NOT for the good. The rollover for the menu is not OS X like.... is there an option to have a solid rollover color.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2005
1.6
5.0
Sep 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6
I love this theme and I love Chromium...but the spotlight icon on the latter is a bit off...jagged edges. Otherwise, beautiful theme! Also, is there any particular reason the pressed down status of Spotight icon's not being in circle (For Iridium and Chromium)? In other words, the circle that surrounds the eyeglass is not inverted, it just disappears.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2005
1.6
5.0
Sep 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6
Very well done. Apple really should adopt most of these changes in the future. However, I think that it is too difficult to tell the difference between active and inactive windows. Also, I've always thought that the menus should look similar to the menubar, which is not the case in 10.4 and not the case with Palladium - the menus becomes too dark. After much consideration, I switched back to the default look of OSX 10.4, but this was doubtless the best attempt I've seen to replace it.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2005
1.6
5.0
Sep 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6
Without a doubt this is how OSX should really look. I hope Apple is paying attention to this. Thanks for the theme and installation process. Absolutely brilliant!!
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2005
1.6
5.0
Sep 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.6
Brilliant theme... love how the window title bar and the tool bar blend into one... and in all apps as well... very cool... only thing I have found is that the Calculator buttons have an artifact in their top left corners... otherwise great... cheers
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2005
1.5.2
5.0
Sep 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
If you wold like to be part of the beta test, head over to: http://macthemesforums.net/viewtopic.php?p=37083#37083 You will find the files for ThemeChanger, ShapeShifter, and ThemePark there.
Guest
Guest
Sep 5 2005
1.5.2
5.0
Sep 5 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
Thanks for making this Steven! Especially for us who are tired of brushed metal and the APE.
Guest
Guest
Sep 1 2005
1.5.2
5.0
Sep 1 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
A reall mess under 10.3 ! Why didn't you let an uninstaller ?
Guest
Guest
Aug 31 2005
1.5.2
5.0
Aug 31 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
This does't fix the QuickTime round/square corners glitch...
Guest
Guest
Aug 31 2005
1.5.2
5.0
Aug 31 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.2
Why quare bottom corners? Sadly they jarr with me :(
Guest
Guest
Aug 30 2005
1.5.1
5.0
Aug 30 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
Please please bring back the beveled menu highlights. All else is just great, keep up the great work. Thanks.
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
1.5.1
5.0
Aug 29 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
Iridium works fine here and looks good. I liked the consistent look of the Classic UI and Iridium brings this back. Very nice.
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
1.5.1
5.0
Aug 29 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
Love the new square bottom corners. But it seems I have a glitch with QuickTime. I see both squares and rounds corners !?! The round ones gray, the square ones white. Anyone else experiencing the same thing ?
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
1.5.1
5.0
Aug 29 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
This is a brilliant theme. The only thing could possibly suggest now is add custom icons for folders and items and your set.
Guest
Guest
Aug 28 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 28 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
First let me tell you that I like Apple's brushed metal interface and IMHO it is the best theme ever made for an OS. Nevertheless I've found Iridium to be great. Second best theme ever made... Maybe a bit too bright on my laptop, DarkAdapted resolved this issue (a suggestion: make a darker version). 1°/ I love the stand alone installer: Shapeshifter is an expensive shareware, it slows down everything and is not stable at all with pro softwares. Iridium is fast and works perfectly well in production. It seems even faster than the brushed metal environement (I am not sure about that, perhaps a placebo effect?). 2°/ Iridium is a pleasant and productive theme, as good as a true Apple skin. It looks like Mail 2: elegant. It is not a tedious gadget, not the usual Shapeshifter theme, bad SciFi movie crap with ugly buttons... 3°/ The moment of true is here and now: it is the first, unique time I don't feel the need to uninstall a non-Apple theme after a few hours. Kudos to the developper. Thanks.
Guest
Guest
Aug 27 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 27 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
I've noticed some missing coloring in Mozilla applications and also using the copy/transfer feature in OS X. The color is missing... it's just a white background... like those area are not receiving any color.
Guest
Guest
Aug 26 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 26 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
I finally bit the bullet and tried Iridium (version 1.5) on my guinea pig FireWire HD running OS 10.4.2. Nice, no problems at all, it's just a bit too white for me... oh well. For me, a grey color about halfway between the old Apple 'Platinum' and the color that Iridium is using now would be great. I think. Heh. Very nice work and thanks for making it, the price is really perfect. Thanks again.
Guest
Guest
Aug 26 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 26 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
If any of you still want the DTLA file for use with ThemeChanger or ShapeShifter, I have decided to package a current one here: http://sagefire.org/files/iridium/iridium.zip There is also a link to it provided in the current download.
leoofborg
leoofborg
Aug 26 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 26 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
You know, it really takes a lot to make me gush like a fanboy, but ditto what the other poster said, this REALLY is the shit. Designers and techies like me who sit in front of LCDs all day DO NOT need crud like 'traffic buttons' and beveled menus, etc etc etc. Any color other than GRAY blows our colorsense when working on web or print layouts. Apple got this message years ago when they made Platinum. Then desperately NEED this message again. Until then, we have this theme. Kudos to the Developer for stepping up. All this author is doing is swapping out Finder resources. I'd say that you carry the same risk running third party apps to do this as you do running the Bash script that does it the Unix way. Yes, these are system resources, so BACK UP. That's just prudence! "You've done a man's job, sir!" - Edward James Olmos, Blade Runner
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
*please* make a ShapeShifter version. I hate stand-alone themes which modify the system. SS doesn't modify the system and can be easily deactivated rather than requiring a restore to un-install it. I will not use this unless it's made into a SS theme.
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
Thank you. You've made Theme Mod so fun and safe. The theme is the best I've ever seen on Mac.
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
I been commenting on this theme for awhile... I loved it but hated the aqua blue overstate while using shapeshifter. BUT NOW! Standalone installer, either aqua or graphite ... this is the best theme for me.... just the shit! Keep it up!
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
Dear Iridium Developer, you are my hero. A stand alone installer + the best Tiger theme... ever = the nicest OS X experience around. respect.
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
Amazingly beautiful theme ! Changed for iridium some times ago, and never went back to aqua. The new installer make it very easy to replace, but i'd like an option not to skin iTunes. Anyway, this fixes the glitches in Limewire apparence.
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.5
5.0
Aug 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.5
Great!! Ure da man! But safari unified toolbar is gone! :( I had noticed the Safari Bookmark glitch before, and I can live with it, but I can't live with a flat safari toolbar. Maybe U can point out the resource that changed in 1.5 so I can put it back in in future Iridium releases for personal use. Thank You! Anyway, THE BEST THEME EVER! Keep your good work!
Guest
Guest
Aug 24 2005
1.4
0.0
Aug 24 2005
0.0
Version: 1.4
The theme is great and is exactly what I have been wanting since Tiger's release. One thing though. The iTunes skin is darker than the rest of the apps. The gradient occurs from the middle out, not the top down. It actually looks to me almost like the original brushed metal without the texture. Anyway, overall great job
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2005
1.4
5.0
Aug 23 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4
Fantastic! This is what i thought Tiger was going to look like while I was waiting for it to come out. I was very disappointed to find Apple only used the "unified" look on a couple of apps, and not on the Finder. Iridium corrects the oversight. Great work!
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2005
1.4
5.0
Aug 23 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4
1.4 un-unifies all of my unified apps and unifies all the non-unified ones. I wish everything was unified. But it sure looks cool! Thanks for the great work... this is the best theme I've ever tried.
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2005
1.4
5.0
Aug 23 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4
>I guess the point is: why develop .dlta when >ThemeChanger development seems dead? "seems" dead, yep, it seems that way... Wait a few weeks and see if you still think that :) steven
Guest
Guest
Aug 22 2005
1.4
5.0
Aug 22 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4
I understand that your not really supporting Shapeshifter so having colors other that that hateful aqua blue is not going to happen... but I installed ThemeChanger and now I'm getting error messages. "Error parsing 'Main.themescript' for the tpkg2 format theme at /path/to/library. It will be skipped" I guess the point is: why develop .dlta when ThemeChanger development seems dead? I'm using 10.4.2 with all updates.
Guest
Guest
Aug 22 2005
1.4
5.0
Aug 22 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4
Absolutely great! One of the best and most beautiful themes I've ever seen! And it keeps improving although I thought it can't... Thanks for making it free, and thanks for avoiding unsanity's haxies. I don't intend to install nor buy ShapeShifter. Keep up the good work!
Free
4.4
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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