How to: Change your Finder Background

Written by Vivian in Screencasts

In this screencast, we’ll show you how to change your Finder background (simply change colors or choose and apply a custom background). The background used in this video is Wooden Background by Nikolay Verin, find more Finder background in our Misc. category.



Note : Instructions for the “Show View Options” panel are always included with the background. Keyboard shortcut to “Show View Options” is Cmd+J.


  1. dubs says:

    how did you get the red dot and circle when you click?

  2. Vivian says:

    It’s the app we use for screencasting, in-app preferences.

  3. Wow! Thank you Vivian for use my work! I’m really appreciate it! Now all are know this trick and I should make more background awesome stuff! :D

  4. Vivian says:

    Yes you should! You should make more icons too!
    I’m looking forward for your next release ;)

  5. ncrow says:

    Yeah :) Thanks! I’m still working on my Dunkin Donuts Icon Set. Hope I finish it in August.

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