Install Mac OS Theme on Raspberry Pi
Mac OS Theme
Realistic Light/Dark Mac OS Big Sur appearance theme. Uses XFCE desktop.
This is a bash script that will make your plain Raspberry Pi OS LXDE desktop look similar to MacOSBigSur. You can switch between light and dark themes using the themeconverter.
To run: Menu -> Accessories -> ThemeConverter
To run in a terminal: themeconverter
Uninstalling this app should restore all of your original theme configuration. If something breaks due to this theme, please report it.
Fortunately, Mac OS Theme is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Mac OS Theme.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bookworm.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3, Pi 4, and Pi5.
Mac OS Theme will only run on PiOS 32-bit. Pi-Apps will not let you install Mac OS Theme on PiOS 64-bit.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Mac OS Theme
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Mac OS Theme.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Appearance category.
Now scroll down to find Mac OS Theme in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Mac OS Theme for you!