How to Invert the Display Colors on Your Mac – pcinfo

Display color reversal is a common accessibility feature available in almost all operating systems today. MacOS has an option to do this on your Mac. You can use this feature to view text or content that can be a burden to your eyes. Reversing colors basically changes all the white text on the screen to black, so it's a good feature for night time use.

A quick keyboard shortcut ( Command + + 8 ) to override the color of the display on previous versions of OS X (up to OS X Lion) : Fixed an issue where external displays do not work on MacOS

To reverse the colors on a Mac screen, please follow these steps: + +

1. Open System Preferences on your Mac: You can do this with Dock or Spotlight

2. Click Accessibility at the bottom of System Preferences

There are a variety of options that allow you to change your Mac accessibility settings as desired.

3. Click Display in the left panel

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4. Select the "Invert Color" option: all colors are reversed and the screen changes instantly.

 Invert color Mac reversal

You can also choose to include an accessibility shortcut on your Mac's status bar

 Invert color Mac status bar

On Mac Command + Option + Press F5 to access the accessibility options instantly.

 Invert color Mac shortcut

Note that only the colors of the inverted display are used. When you take a screenshot on your Mac, it will stay normal and the inverted colors will not appear.

It's that simple. If you want to revert to normal color at any time, uncheck the box to return to normal.

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