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Safari 12's pinned tabs now show garish, distracting, and unpredictable colored icons in place of the subdued grayscale icons of previous versions. Is there a way to decolorize these icons?

  • You can turn the icons off. Though I imagine you knew that and are looking for a different solution — just commenting this in case someone else might be happy with this solution. – Theoretical Economist Sep 18 '18 at 19:32
  • @TheoreticalEconomist No actually I didn't know that. Where's that setting? – orome Sep 18 '18 at 19:36
  • Not on the laptop at the moment, so I’ll have to double check later, but I believe there’s a checkbox you can untick under Preferences > Tabs. Something about website icons. – Theoretical Economist Sep 18 '18 at 19:37
  • @TheoreticalEconomist No that's not it. That shows icons on all regular tabs. I want to decolorize the icons on the pinned tabs. – orome Sep 18 '18 at 19:45
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    I'm subscribing to this comment chain given how I miss the feature, safari just upgraded and it's what I would define a finger in the eye. – cedivad Oct 3 '18 at 22:46
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The app Faviconographer hacked favicons onto Safari tab prior to the feature officially rolling out.

https://timingapp.com/faviconographer/

It would likely be fairly straightforward to modify the app to re-grayscale the icons.

If you have a legitimate interest in the source code, contact me.

Try asking the dev for the feature, or for the source code and build it yourself.

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