Modern, dark mode for Google Docs

  • DocsAfterDark
  • DocsAfterDark
  • DocsAfterDark
  • DocsAfterDark
  • DocsAfterDark
What is DocsAfterDark?
DocsAfterDark is a user-friendly Chrome extension that delivers sleek dark-mode functionality for Google Docs. This extension, designed for maximum user convenience, allows seamless toggling between traditional and dark mode interfaces without altering the original document. In addition to enabling personalized document background and seamless workspace creation, this extension also inverts and grayscales document content for an optimal dark-mode experience. Further settings and controls can be accessed via the extension's option menu located on the browser toolbar.
Users: 40,000+
Version: 0.6.3 (Last updated: 2024-02-01)
Creation date: 2022-01-18
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
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Size: 359.42K
URLs: Website
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DocsAfterDark - Google Docs Dark Mode
DocsAfterDark - Google Docs Dark Mode (v0.6.3)
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DocsAfterDark relieves eye-strain from the Google Docs experience with a focus on functionality and artful design.

Easily enable or disable dark mode for any document without modifying the original project. Access dark mode settings and more in the extension option menu, which can be accessed by clicking on the extension icon in the browser toolbar.

Customize the document background to a darker shade, or use any valid background CSS value in the custom field, including images, gradients, and transparent backgrounds.*

With the invert and grayscale options, document content (excluding images*) will be rendered in a comfortable dark mode. By disabling the document border option, documents will blend into the background to create a seamless workspace.

To temporarily toggle dark mode on/off, click on the button in the bottom left corner of the page. Sometimes this button may block other elements, such as the word count widget. When this occurs, enable the Raise Button toggle in the option menu.

The global toggle in the option menu can be used to disable/enable the extension.

The source code, binary releases, and update notes are available on GitHub at

*May be unstable on Chrome

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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.
  • Provides a dark mode for Google Docs
  • Improves readability for some users
  • Customizable options for background colors
  • Issues with images and emojis getting inverted or greyscaled
  • Can be difficult to turn off or revert back to original settings
  • Some bugs related to recent Google Docs updates
Most mentioned
  • Images and emojis getting inverted or greyscaled
  • Difficulty in turning off or reverting back to original settings
  • Bugs related to recent Google Docs updates
Recent reviews
This is a fine extension. helps me a lot. but there is a problem in the comments part. when you want to check the comments history in the docs the fonts turn white in a white background and makes it hard to read. maybe the developer should work on it to have it fixed.
by Aydın Hoca Aydın Hoca, 2024-05-17

HOPE THIS HELP s OK so hear me out, this didn't work for like the first five minutes I installed it, but then weirdly it updated on its own. And now it been working ever since. Give it up to 10 minutes to register! Definitely made a huge difference for me! !!!!! If it doesn't work out you can goto the left corner of your page in DOCs (which is what I was working in), hit Menu, then page set up, choose the settings paperless, and change your background to dark grey, this is another way to get her done! :) Hope this helps.
by BRYNN ARTS BRYNN ARTS, 2024-05-08

He probado cada tema oscuro para docs, y este es el mejor sin duda alguna.
by Enzo Torrico Ledezma Enzo Torrico Ledezma, 2024-05-07
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Risk impact

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

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