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CandyBar
CandyBar
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CandyBar free download for Mac

CandyBar

Version 3.3.4

Customize your OS X toolbar icons and much more.

3.9
Based on 73 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
Application is not under development & not supported.

CandyBar overview

CandyBar allows you to change the system icons in Mac OS X that you normally can't, including including the trash can, volumes, default folder, and more!

CandyBar 3 also now includes a full-featured icon organizer (formerly called Pixadex) that acts like an iPhoto for your icons: collect and store your icons in the same application you use to change them!

Of course, there's more: CandyBar also now lets you customize the look of Leopard's dock. Too shiny? Too flashy? Make it look the way you want by simply dragging images in to replace. Nice.

Will 512 x 512 icon support, improved iContainers, a smooth new interface, Quick Look integration, and much more, Candybar 3 is to icons what air is to, uh, living.

What’s new in version 3.3.4

Updated on Aug 04 2012

Version 3.3.4:

Note: CandyBar is now free, and unsupported. Even if technically unsupported, CandyBar is still super cool. We hope you enjoy it.’ I took this from Dev’s site.

Panic has provided the following Universal serial number: PPQA-YAMA-E3KP-VHXG-B6AL-L

  • First, we’ve updated CandyBar for Mac OS X 10.8! You can now customize the 10.8 system icons. Just launch the app and click the big "Update" button to get the latest IconData.
  • But there’s a catch, or two: in Mountain Lion, Apple changed how the Dock is rendered, so it’s no longer possible to customize the Dock’s look. (You can still customize the indicator lights!) Also, CandyBar still can’t change the internal icons of Mac App Store apps, due to code signing.
  • CandyBar, although simply changing files on disk, has always fallen into a slightly-uncomfortable-for-us grey area of existence. It seems clear to us that there will undoubtedly come a time (soon?) when CandyBar can no longer customize system icons at all. So, what do we do?

Information

License

Free

Size

133 MB

Downloads

431381

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
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Gog4
Gog4
Jun 8 2020
3.3.4
2.0
Jun 8 2020
2.0
Version: 3.3.4
Do not mess with your OS UI this way. That all I have to say.
jeffstarkman
jeffstarkman
Nov 26 2018
3.3.4
3.0
Nov 26 2018
3.0
Version: 3.3.4
?? Can Candybar allow me to change the font and/or color of a folder's name? MACOS will allow me to do this with ALL folders but not one individually to, say, allow for one folder to be named with a larger green font...!?
Mudflapper
Mudflapper
Feb 17 2014
3.3.4
4.5
Feb 17 2014
4.5
Version: 3.3.4
I included this info in a reply but I'm including it here in a new review so hopefully people will see it and resurrect their copy of CandyBar. Still the best. :) -- I used Update #2 (scroll down a bit) found on this page to update CandyBar so it works with 10.9 and 10.9.1. Works perfectly. http://idevicedailys.com/os-x/howto-use-candybar-os-x-mavericks/
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Sep 18 2013
3.3.4
0.0
Sep 18 2013
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
Any hope that this would be updated to work with Mavericks?
Kenbotwinick
Kenbotwinick
Mar 15 2013
3.3.4
0.0
Mar 15 2013
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
Can anyone confirm how well this works on 10.8.3? I can't afford to upgrade and have tools I depend on break...
Majesty30
Majesty30
Feb 26 2013
3.3.4
5.0
Feb 26 2013
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
I can't ever decide between this app and IconBox.
NarcolepticSceptic
NarcolepticSceptic
Sep 21 2012
3.3.4
4.0
Sep 21 2012
4.0
Version: 3.3.4
I love this app and have been using it for years. It's a shame what Apple is doing now to the freedom of the user. I am sure that Mac users want to customize all their icons. There is also a bug since 10.5 with blurry/pixelated icons which is clearly a OSX bug !! Apple didn't fix this bug in 10.8 and now even doesn't allow to change icons??? I can't believe this is happening!
Kentr
Kentr
Aug 7 2012
3.3.4
0.0
Aug 7 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
Thanks for releasing this cool program already updated for Mountain Lion. I'm having a lot of fun with it.
Mac-Mail
Mac-Mail
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
0.0
Aug 4 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
It's not 'FREE'. It's 'FREE DOWNLOAD'. Be more specific!!!
Aanhorn
Aanhorn
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
0.0
Aug 4 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
I find the recent direction Apple is heading with OS X to be very troubling. Taking choices and power out of the customer's hands and locking down their software. It's a very sad thing to watch for someone who's been a faithful Apple customer for more than 20 years. I have nothing but respect for Cabel and Panic for supporting an excellent product like CandyBar as long as they have, but at this point, Apple has made their decision for them.
Khadrelt
Khadrelt
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
4.5
Aug 4 2012
4.5
Version: 3.3.4
One of my favorite apps ever. I've had it for years. It's understandable that they decided to stop maintaining it, though, with Apple continually making it harder and harder to customize OS X. I still intend to keep CandyBar around as long as possible, though, for the icon storage part if not the icon replacement features.
Mr-Zark
Mr-Zark
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
0.0
Aug 4 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
That's a bummer. I was about to buy this app after my trial ended since it's a much quicker way to change icons. I haven't had any problems changing the App Store icon because it never reverted back to the original icon on launch. Same goes for the other system icons so it's sad to see this will no longer be supported.
Franko
Franko
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
0.0
Aug 4 2012
0.0
Version: 3.3.4
While I am sad to see CB (purchased a license 2 or 3 years ago)coming to an end, the folks at Panic deserve huge kudos for making it free. Unlike other devs who'll go unmentioned who know their app is nearing the end but keep charging for it.
Stringer
Stringer
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 4 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
Love this App soo much been using it for years bought a licence few years back. Changes all my system icons easily and stores my icon collection no problem 5000+ icons. Yes sad day seeing as how it is free now and has become un supported :( hope someone picks it up.... Thanks for all the years iconfactory!!! :)
Zephyris
Zephyris
Aug 4 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 4 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
I likes free candy!!!
anonymous-rooster-2921
anonymous-rooster-2921
Aug 3 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
It's sad to hear that CandyBar will no longer be supported, but I have to agree with Jazzyguy. It says a lot about the developer to know they recognized the lack of current/future capabilities for CandyBar and therefore decided to release it as a free application. I entirely respect and appreciate their decision.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Aug 3 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
So many years and so much INTEGRITY. A real credit to Mac users everywhere. When they saw they couldn't effectively use their app in Mountain Lion they made it free. I wish other Developers would copy their style. They are so classy!
schmelding
schmelding
Aug 3 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
All I have to say is a heartfelt, "Thank you." You guyses rawk da haus.
markrf
markrf
Aug 3 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
It's been a great ride and we're going to miss you
F451
F451
Aug 3 2012
3.3.4
5.0
Aug 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.3.4
To say I have a soft spot for Panic and the IconFactory would be an understatement. I've never ever hesitated to pay for an upgrade when needed. Nothing but top-tier here and their presence in the Apple world is as much as Apple itself. Many, many thanks to Panic; what a class-act.
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