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Negative free download for Mac


Version 2.0

Read your documents with comfort in the dark.

Negative overview

With Negative you can read your e-books and e-textbooks in PDFs after dark without tiring your eyes.

Negative has three working modes:
  • Normal - no inverted colors. In this way, you can open documents to yourself, for example, in Preview on Mac
  • Inverted - here the colors are just reversed, everything is in reverse
  • Inverted with Sepia - the picture in the negative with the sepia added, which in my opinion further improves the comfort of reading in the dark.

Each of the modes is activated one after the other, like on a carousel, after next clicking on the button with the eye on the toolbar. On the toolbar you will also find a field for entering the page number to which you want to jump. If no document was previously open, the program will start without a window open. Select File -> Open in the menu.

What’s new in version 2.0

Updated on Nov 16 2021

Version 2.0:
What's new:
  • Completely new UI with all the important elements on toolbar (search field, page counter, change color mode button)
  • Settings: you can choose whether the PDF color mode should be in sync with current color mode of the system or not.
  • Tips: if you find Negative worth small gratification, now you can tip the creator with one of thee available tip options (using In-App-Purchase).
  • Fix for a bug that caused crashed on M1 Macs for some users.





814 KB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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May 11 2021
May 11 2021
Version: 1.3.1
Amazing! Love it too!
Jun 19 2018
Jun 19 2018
Version: 1.2.5
Love it! Clean, Minimalist PDF Viewer with Convenient Nighttime Modes. Only slightly annoying thing is having to re-hide the toolbar every time I open Negative (seems like an easy fix).