I am using the “Preview” application for reading a PDF file on a MacBook Pro. Is there any way in I can read it in dark mode?
You can do it in Adobe Acrobat Reader by changing background and text color, but can “Preview” do that too?
I had the same problem so I wrote simple and free app for Mac to read PDFs in negative. App offers two negative modes (colour inversion and colour inversion with sepia).
It is called Negative and it is free on the Mac App Store
I use Adobe PDF Reader to read PDF books. In Preferences > Accessibility > Document Colors Options I set "Replace Document Colors" and "Custom Color". Page Background: black and Document Text: a ordinary dark grey.
So my default PDF reader is Preview with regular color, but I open PDF books with customized Adobe Reader.
There is not a dark mode for preview.
You can use the flux software to at least bring the color warmth up and brightness down. It makes the whole OS easier on the eyes at night.
In another hand, there is iBooks which, I think, have a dark mode.
While there is not an inverted color scheme for Preview, you can invert the screen colors for the entire system by pressing
Press the sequence again to restore the default color scheme.
You can use the system preferences sections: Accessibility to invert your display colours. That's not focussed on preview, but does the trick.