As you may have heard, YouTube’s design has changed significantly thanks to the Dark Theme feature introduced by Google. Today the YouTube interface change 2017 can be noticed and enabled by many more users, as it finally got official after more than one year of A/B testing.
According to Google, thanks to the Dark Skin for YouTube, the new improved interface of the desktop site has become simpler, more consistent and beautiful:
Simple look: With the new cleaner interface, you can enjoy watching your favorite content on YouTube without being distracted by numerous visuals, which now can be hidden with one click.
Consistent design: The Material Design-infused desktop site got more consistent with the YouTube app across devices, as the new design is used by Google on many of its web and mobile apps.
Beautiful interface: Revamped YouTube combines minimalism and beauty that are clearly noticeable in the latest YouTube interface change.
With this feature users can change site’s white background to black one. You can try out the new YouTube Dark Interface Mac at youtube.com/new. To activate it, all you need to do is click the Dark Theme switch in the Account Menu. However, if, for some reason, you find the YouTube Dark Mode on Mac unsatisfactory, you can always revert back to the previous design by choosing the “Restore classic YouTube” option in the Account Menu.
Despite the latest update of YouTube’s interface, you will still be able to easily download YouTube video and music files with Airy, a simple YouTube downloader supporting both the Classic Mode and the Dark one, including YouTube Dark Mode Safari and YouTube Dark Mode Chrome.
The app saves all downloaded files in the Downloads folder, any different location can be specified in the software Preferences.