Love the white-on-black cool of iOS? Wish you could have it on your Mac? Your wish is granted with this cute little software filter that turns your Menu Bar deliciously dark.
MenuBarFilter is totally free and gives your Mac a whole new look with a single click. It does a great job, inverting the colors of the Menu Bar and all the extras and widget icons you might have lurking up there. The result looks pretty classy.
Add it to your Login Items and you need never see the old white Menu Bar ever again.
It’s based on Nocturne, another free app that can also just dim the Menu Bar and perform a host of other color-altering tasks too. MenuBarFilter is a smaller beast designed to do just one job.
(One minor thing, though: it might not always behave as expected when you’re using full screen apps on Lion. I’ve only noticed this when using BBEdit in full screen mode, though.)
(Another minor thing: MenuBarFilter has no visible controls of its own. To quit it, you need to open Activity Monitor and quit it manually from there.)