How to Add Color to Finder Sidebar

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Apple changed the Finder’s appearance to 50 shades of grey way ahead of the movie. You’ve probably gotten used to it, but the Finder’s nicer in color. Download the free XtraFinder, set its preferences to “Show colorful icons in the sidebar,” and you’re all set. XtraFinder can do a whole lot more too– experiment! Its icon is in the menubar and looks like this:

XtraFinder_menubar icon

XtraFinder_smaller

XtraFinder_before_grey

XtraFinder_after

Just a bit nicer in color.

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