Customizing The Console

Just like the editor, the Foobar console is fully customizable. Here you will learn how to change the foreground and background colors and the font size and family of the console.

console customisations

Changing The Console Colors

The Foobar console colors can be directly modified from the preferences window.

  1. Open Foobar Preferences screen (keyboard shortcut ⌘,)
  2. Under "General" click on the "Console background color" color picker
  3. Select your preferred color. Changes are applied instantly
  4. Repeat the same process for the "Console foreground color" color picker

Here is a little tip. Select a vibrant background color that matches your editor theme colors, in order to make the console look really cool.

Changing The Console Font

The Foobar console also can use custom fonts. Here is how.

  1. Open Foobar Preferences screen (keyboard shortcut ⌘,)
  2. Under "General" click on the button with the currently selected font
  3. Select your preferred font family and size. Changes are applied instantly

Ensure that the console is using a monospace font, otherwise you may end up with a very weird looking text inside your console that is completely incompatible the terminal emulator.