OS X Yosemite looks better than ever in beta 7

Yosemite preview 6

Today Apple released the seventh update to its developer build of OS X Yosemite. With the public release of Yosemite expected to arrive around October, Apple is polishing some of the finer details to get the OS ready for prime time.

Like always, we’ve collected today’s changes in Yosemite.

Dark Mode is more consistent throughout the OS

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It’s also been brought to Spotlight.

Software Update has been removed and replaced with a link to the Mac App Store.

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Makes sense. Also, a ticker is displayed to show new updates.

Finder, Dashboard, Disk Utility, Migration Assistant, Keychain Access, and ColorSync Utility all have tweaked icons.

Finder

Dashboard

DFA

MigrateAsst

AppIcon

ColorSyncUtility

See if you can spot the couple of new icons in System Preferences too.

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