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I'm a Creative Suite subscriber, and have been for more than a decade. About three years ago I installed XD on my Windows PC and bought an online course to get up to speed. The instructor was using a Mac, and showed how easy it was to change the default UI from gray text on a white background to dark mode (as I do with all other Adobe applications). However, the UI is different on Windows compared to Mac, and there's no way to set XD to dark mode. Gray text on a white background causes eye strain, and I immediately dumped XD as an unusable tool for my requirements.
A request for dark mode for XD has apparently been active since 2016. This makes me wonder whether the developers are listening or whether they are some sort of Mac snobs. Why would the UI be different on Windows compared to use on a Mac platform? Will users on Windows ever be able to set XD preferences to dark mode?
There is no dark mode for XD on mac as well.. 😞
This has been talked about since 2016, with thousands of votes and no real response unfortunately. I recently installed it because my Sketch licence ran out and was going to switch to XD. I'd rather pay for a software that the devs actually respond to the community. It's a sad sight that most companies developed a dark mode before it was released to the public in macOS, but for some reason this one is being ignored. Probably because it's free.
For those interested, here's the request from 2016: https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/12940362-dark-inte...
I just found this thread after being up early and my screen is so bright I can barely look at it. Please Adobe … bring us some dark mode already! That's UX.
I understand dark mode as white text on black background. On windows, I would recommend FoxitMobile reader for this feature.
This topic is about a dark theme for Adobe XD's UI itself - I don't understand what a PDF reader has to do with this.
Yeah - Adobe is a bit late to the game on a lot of XD features and functionality. While Adobe is making measuable progress it's astounding that requested features and offerings are already available by much smaller companies (ie: Sketch, Lunacy etc)
A few items that are glaringly missing from the application as of todays date are...
Unfortunatelly you will not receive an answer. Adobe is a company that relies on the fact that they have a big chunk of creators depending on them and they will not answer comunity requests. Until real palpable competition comes around, these kind of decent and actually logical requests will be totally ignored.
Cheers and have a nice day.