Backdrop for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • Version: 2.4

Add a cool colour to your screen

Backdrop is a good, free software only available for Mac, that belongs to the category Customize your Mac with subcategory Desktop & Menu Bar.

More about Backdrop

Backdrop is available for users with the operating system Mac OS X and former versions, and it is only available in English. The current version of the software is 1.4 and it has been updated on 7/27/2006.

Since we added this software to our catalog in 2006, it has already reached 525 downloads, and last week it gained 1 download.

About the download, Backdrop is a reasonably light software that will not require as much space than the average program in the category Customize your Mac. It's very heavily used in Germany.

Backdrop is a simple utility to fill your screen with a giant blank window. Fill the window with a solid color or a custom image, your choice.

This is useful for:


Take screenshots of one or many windows without having to clean up your desktop

One thing at a time

Use Backdrop in between applications to let you focus on a few windows at a time.

Want just one window of an app? Switch to Backdrop, then use Expose to pick out the window.

Web design

Create a full size image with outlines of more common screen sizes to help to check how your pages will look on different monitors.


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Backdrop 2.4 for Mac


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