Mac OS Desktops Thread: 2Q 2021

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Welcome to the Mac OS 2021 Desktops thread!


Mac OS X Desktops are split into 4 threads over the course of a year to reduce clutter.
1Q - January through March.
2Q - April through June.
3Q - July through September.
4Q - October through December.

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  • Barney T. pinned this topic

I have not uploaded a screenshot here for some time. This is a repost of what I uploaded to MacRumors Forums..

My humble contribution to this thread this early April


Wallpaper is my color mod of SPLINES_1 available from here (name a fair price)


Bowtie theme is one of my older ones that I thought needed a showcase for this - because it fits well. I don't think it's released in this appearance anywhere yet.

And I doubt anyone uses much of Bowtie anyway anymore.


Icons are my own - still in progress - drive is re-made earlier today with better lower pixel recognition for that 16px and 32px icon states.


The system icons are made possible to change, even with SIP still active, by using IconChamp. It's in beta and available on the macEnhance Discord server at least.

The pinned messages for the IconChamp channel contains useful information to allow testing and change the system icons; including all the Home folders and System applications.


IconChamp screenshot is included as a thumbnail - showing the Home folder section


Screen Shot 2021-04-04 at 20.10.56.png

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