How to disable window animations in Mac OS X

mac, apple mac, apple computer, mac os xFor those who do not like the window animation in Mac OS X, you may disable the window animations easily. If you are running an old mac, turning off window animation helps to speed up your Mac. As a developer, disable the window animation means increase productivity. Normally i like to disable all the unnecessary eye candy whenever i receive a new machine 🙂

To disable window animations in Mac OS X, follow the steps below:-


  • Open your Terminal
  • Copy and paste the code below to your Terminal and hit “return”
    defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool NO
  • If you want to enable the feature again, you can change the NO to YES

Enjoy your speedy Mac now 🙂

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