How to disable animation in macOS

22.12.2018 - Apple, macOS
How to disable animation in macOS

Most likely no one will argue with the fact that animations and other visual effects desktop operating system macOS look beautiful and sophisticated. But often such effects can distract from your workflow. That’s why we offer you a simple solution is to disable the animation in the OS. How to do it? Today will tell.

Actually disable animations easy. And there are two at least two ways to do it: via “System preferences” and through the Terminal application. Let us examine them separately.

Using “System settings”.

Everything is ready. Disadvantage of this method is that it removes not all effects in the system.

Using the Terminal application.

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool NO

defaults write expose-animation-duration-int 0; killall Dock

defaults write springboard-show-duration-int 0
defaults write springboard-hide-duration-int 0
defaults write springboard-page-duration-int 0

How to return all as was?

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool YES

defaults delete expose-animation-duration; killall Dock

defaults delete springboard-show-duration
defaults delete springboard-hide-duration

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