User provided themes
(Ijmm) | Theme
+ Icons (Ijmm)
Repository of v4 themes, works with PeaZip 9.1+ versions.
Att thems repository. Themes v1 works with PeaZip < 7.0, Themes v2
works with PeaZip 7.0
to 8.2, Themes v3 works with PeaZip < 9.1.
Current releases (PeaZip
9.1+) can use v4 and v3 themes.
Alternative system Icons
Repository of alternative system icons for integration on BSD, Linux,
To replace current PeaZip system icons replace the .ico, .icl, or .png
files in (peazip)/res/share/icons directory, or in the paths the
application's icons are store on your OS.
the application with themes
customizes main program's archive manager / file manager GUI
Alongside pre-set themes, custom (and user-created) themes can be
applied from Option > Theme selecting "Custom" in the Theme dropdown
menu and selecting a custom theme package i.e. xyz.theme.7z.
The appearance of the file manager / archive manager and of other
aspects of the application can be further customized from Settings >
Theme page, changing:
The apect of PeaZip's file explorer, in particular, can be also
customized from the "..." style button on the top right of the file
explorer itself, hiding or showing the main menu, tab bar, tool bar,
status bar, and setting different styles for the file browser: details,
list, and icons.
- application's accent color and text accent color,
with pre-sets applying accent colors commonly employed on Windows, Mac,
BeOS, Linux Mint and Ubuntu...
- background application color, on which button, tabs
and other items colors are defined, to make the application darker or
lighter than system's colors defaults, or apply tints like graphite,
mocha, plum, senape, or even totally custom colors
- change color temperature for the background color of
- reduce or enlagre spacing of the items, change colors
and aspect of tabs, file browser's address bar, and tool bar
- set a level of transparency pf the application
- scale the GUI of the application larger or smaller
than system's defaults
PeaZip with Tuxed theme
with some customizations, running on a Linux machine with Gnome DE.
Dark mode themes
PeaZip is fully functional in dark mode on BSD, Linux
and macOS systems.
Dark Mode colors are not passed from system to application: querying a
W10 system for UI colors currently get light mode colors in response
even when dark mode is active.
This implementation of dark theming is
unique to Windows 10.
As workaround it is possible to set an High
Contrast theme, which passes colors consistent with Dark Mode
UI appearance, until a complete API is made available to developers, or
fixed in order to correctly pass real UI colors values to applications
when queried (as every other operating system does).
widgetset items rendered by the system are not affected by PeaZip, even
applying themes settings, as
PeaZip does not attempt to bypass native drawing methods, for
stability, security, and performances reasons.
This limitation apply to all platform: please note that what are the
items varies in different platforms.
How to create custom
packages can be created (or saved for back-up) using
Theme > Create Theme from current settings, a theme package
xyz.theme.7z will be created
on the desktop; it is a standard 7z
archive (which is automatically extracted by PeaZip theme manager).
PeaZip 7.0+ version accepts as icon sources arbitrarily sized graphic
saved as 32 bit or 8 bit PNG with transparency.
Icons will be scaled at runtime to be rendered fitting system's icon
size (or approximate size that can be efficiently rendered), up to 10x
zoom - in example a small icon can be rendered ranging from 16px to
Themes currently embebbed in PeaZip application packages contains
graphic is saved as 32 bit PNG with transparence.
Folders 16 and 32 contains x3 zoomed icons (48 and 96 px)
Folders 48 and 96 contains non zoomed 48 and 96 px icons
Please note that system
icons (i.e. on system's
context menu, and for associated
file types) are not affected by themes. On Microsoft Windows systems,
system's icons are
stored in \PeaZip\res\icons\ path and
can be edited with a suitable editor or replaced with custom icon
files; on Linux system's icons (in PNG format) are stored accordingly
the distribution and the desktop environment policies, i.e.
\opt\kde3\share\icons\ or \usr\share\icons\
Manage PeaZip themes
To further customize themes, or to remove unwanted themes, “Manage
Themes” opens the path containing themes, that is located in user’s
data for installable versions or inside PeaZip’s folder for portable
Theme’s graphic can be edited with any graphic files editor capable of
working with 32 bit PNG with transparence, and
theme.txt can be edited as UTF-8 text.
Distribute PeaZip themes
Themes add-ons can be freely distributed as independent
packages, as long copyright/copyleft licenses for the graphic elements
used in the theme is respected.
If you are interested in contributing a theme for being distributed
with PeaZip please contact
me at the mail address on Online support
The file note.readme (plain text) is inherited from the original theme,
please edit it with relevant information and credits about the new
theme if you plan to publicly release it.
Custom, user-provided icons, themes, graphic and other resources
can be found on PeaZip's Resources
Synopsis: How to
PeaZip's GUI look and feel, icons,
colors. How to blend
the application appearance with Windows and Linux visual syiles, adapt
to dark themed desktops. How to further personalize existing themes and
create and distrubute new themes.
Topics: Download themes
for PeaZip, how to customize application's GUI appearance, how to
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