Special Dark

Special Dark

Darkens bright pages. Love your eyes and your power bill.

What is Special Dark?
'Special Dark' is a Chrome extension aimed at enhancing user experience by changing bright webpages to darker themes. It caters not only for individual visual comfort but also to energy conservation. The extension includes specific styles for popular sites like Facebook, Amazon, Github, and Stack Exchange. It realizes the functionality of Stylish but brings in a more comprehensive coverage, only exempting a few sites. With a recent update, it has improved interface with Github and dropped Twitter styles following the introduction of Twitter's dark theme.
By: Eonasdan
Users: 647 ▲ 15
Rating: 3.72 (25)
Version: 1.8.0 (Last updated: 2019-09-22)
Creation date: 2019-09-22
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 101.56K
URLs: Website
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##Changes 1.8.0

  • Fixed issue with github comment text.
  • Replace github styles without backgrounnd image and a more updated sheet.
  • Dropped Twitter styles since Twitter now has a dark theme.


  • Includes a few special site specific styles such as:
    • Facebook
    • Amazon
    • Github
    • Stack Exchange

I realize that Stylish exists and is useful for styling individual sites, however I think that Special Dark works well for most sites with a few exceptions.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Great extension
  • Es una maravilla
  • Funciona como eu esperava
  • Echt praktisch
  • Finally one that actually works everywhere
  • простое,рабочее...шикарная работа
  • did nothing when I turned it on
  • Doesn't work correctly
  • sites are taking long to load
  • white pages for many seconds
  • all pics are totally black
  • Can't change text colors in Google Docs
  • Se come imágenes
  • worthless app
  • pages load white which blinds you
Most mentioned
  • sites loading slowly
  • whites pages before turning dark
  • pictures being displayed as black
  • issues with specific websites like Google Docs and Instagram
  • contrast issues making text unreadable
Recent reviews
did nothing when I turned it on.
by Phil Niemi Phil Niemi, 2024-02-17

Doesn't work correctly.
by Nick Tomards Nick Tomards, 2024-01-07

two major problems. sites are talking long to load and we see the whites pages for many seconds. also all pics are totally black...
by Eric Ketzer Eric Ketzer, 2023-10-07
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Risk impact

Special Dark is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Special Dark has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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