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Tired of Your Boring Dock on the Mac? Unlock These 9 Cool Hidden Features Now

Are you tired of the default Mac Dock? Do you wish you had more control over its appearance and behavior? Join me in this informative video tutorial as I walk you through using TinkerTool to modify the Dock. TinkerTool is a free app that let’s you enable hidden settings for the Mac’s Dock. This includes adding spacers between apps to group them, dim hidden apps, highlight selections, use gestures, and much more. Whether you’re a power user or just looking to customize your Mac experience, this video has something for you.

Chapters:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 01:03 – Demo of Features we are Changing
  • 05:41 – Add Spacers to the Mac’s Dock
  • 07:49 – How to Dim Hidden Apps in the Dock
  • 08:58 – Highlight Selection when in Grid View
  • 09:49 – Use Gestures to Access Contents
  • 11:09 – Remove the Delay when showing a Hidden Dock
  • 12:14 – Disable Dock Animation
  • 12:24 – Disable changing the Size of the Dock
  • 12:44 – How to Lock the Dock
  • 12:56 – Enable Single Application Mode
  • 13:40 – Reset Back to Defaults
  • 14:19 – Wrap Up

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