Changing the Viewer Background

Depending on your work preferences, you might want to lighten or darken the background that your images appear against in the Viewer. You can darken the background from shades of gray all the way to black, or lighten it from gray to white.

To change the background of the Viewer
  1. Choose Aperture > Preferences, or press Command-Comma (,).

  2. In the Preferences window, click Appearance, then drag the Viewer Brightness slider to lighten or darken the background.

  3. Close the Preferences window.