Dark Theme For Arduino Ide

About the project

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the dark theme for your Arduino IDE for the reason of overexposure to the screen light.

Items used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Arduino x 1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE Arduino IDE


Step 1: Downloading the Dark Theme

First, we need to download the dark theme in the link below.


Extract and open the zip file to your computer.

Step 2: Open File Location

Go the directory where you installed or save the Arduino IDE.

In my case I installed it to the drive C of my computer.

The Default directory "C:Program Files (x86)Arduinolib"

Step 3: Backup Original Theme

Back up your old theme folder inorder to restore the original theme.

Step 4: Replace the Original Theme With the Dark Theme

Replace the downloaded theme on the directory.

Step 5: Play Time

Restart the Arduino IDE and it will run dark theme.



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