Material Theme UI

Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA PhpStorm WebStorm PyCharm RubyMine AppCode CLion GoLand DataGrip Rider MPS Android Studio
Jan 20, 2018
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This will add the Material Theme look to your IDE.

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Recent change notes

Changelog 1.7.0
  • Upgrade to 2018.1
  • Fix checkboxes
  • Fix textfields
  • Fix comboboxes
  • Fix buttons
  • Change default option of title bar to false
  • Add more CLion icons
  • Fix background color of the "New Project" sidepanel
  • Fix Dark Title bar option not applying on Windows
  • Fix theming not applying to menus
  • Clion icons
  • Fix RVM, NVM, cmd, README, Adobe Elements and InDesign associations
  • Fix Theme Switching requiring to restart the IDE. Now switching is becoming as easy as pie!
  • New feature: Windows Title Bar Theming.
    • Note: this changes the color of the title bar OS-wide, meaning that even after closing the IDE the color will still be set. (see for setting it.
  • Added more other file icons: Atom, Appveyor, Bean, Cabal, Compass, Doxygen, Dylib, Ghostscript, Github, Jquery, JS Minified, Makefile, Manpage, Nib, Godot, Openoffice, Patch, Phalcon, Redme
  • Fix the inactive selection background color in trees
  • Fix Status Bar Indicator height in HiDPi screens
  • Remove buggy Tool Window Header patch
  • Change color of unfocused tree elements
  • New file icons for: Autohotkey, API Blueprint, MACOSX, Jekyll, Mathematica, ReasonML, RestructuredText, Maven, ObjectiveC, Spring, Tomcat, Test Ruby and VHDL.
  • Try to fix issue with createResolvedStylesheet by loading the Darcula default properties
  • Custom Notification Colors for the Custom Themes
  • Change default colors of Notifications to Contrast Color
  • Revert the buggy fix of the Tool Window Header (also known as the ToolWindowHeader hack) and add a new action "Patch Tool Window Header" to approve the hack of the Window Header ( 1.5.2
  • Add background theming for IdeFrame
  • Fix Android studio errors
  • Add expand and collapse icons in ExpandableTexts
  • Add Closed icon folder variants for the selected theme
  • Improved Monokai Theme by inpirting from Monokai Pro
  • Material Monokai Pro color scheme
  • New icons for switching themes
  • Theme branches and tags from the VCS Log window
  • Fix issues with invalid stylesheets and border thickness, causing the settings to not load
  • Fix issue with out of bounds settings (
  • Setting for changing font to Roboto and bigger font in project view
  • Actions for switching arrow style
  • Fix Dark Title bar setting
  • Added more UI Icons
  • Fix issue with arrows
  • Add new option to select the style of arrows in trees
  • Restore Bold directories
  • Fix by setting a lighter selection background color on refactor
  • Add setting for Dark title bar
  • Set bigger font in Project View when not using Compact Sidebar or when Sidebar items height > 28
  • Fix Install Material Wallpaper action
  • Fix Custom Material Theme name
  • Remove ToolWindowHeader active background color
  • Fix
  • Replace close button
  • Fix issue with Android Studio loading
  • Typescript and Javascript decorators addition (for latest Webstorm only)
  • Add some more icons
  • Better File Status Colors by making use of Darcula/IntelliJ color scheme instead like VCS file colors
  • Use experimental feature to set dark title bar when using dark themes. Only works on latest EAP, but is planned for 2018.X
  • Fix issue with Android Studio
  • Remove Custom Wallpaper feature and instead use an action
  • Fix Search Everywhere in Windows 10
  • Fix combobox action style because of latest EAP
  • New action to install Material File Colors on demand instead of automatically at start
  • Fix Custom themes caret color
  • Fix Custom themes TabbedPane color
  • Fix Groovy and Scala comment color scheme
  • Feature: Compact Table Cells
  • Shut up error at Android Studio start (this disables the File Icons feature)
  • Allow setting custom tree indent between 0 and 10
  • Allow setting custom line height between 18 and 36
  • Fix: Bold directories will not set bold tabs
  • Fix issue with color schemes not being persisted
  • Fix and implement progress bars for older IDEs
  • Fix Markdown Navigator color scheme
  • Fix color scheme changing at start
  • Deprecating EAP :/
  • New option: Light Custom Theme: Use custom colors with IntelliJ Look and Feel. Used for Light themes.
  • Fix Custom Themes styling issues.
  • Change light themes notification colors.
  • Rename Material Default to Material Oceanic
  • Automatically change color scheme when switching themes
  • Add alert to reset custom theme colors when switching Look and Feel
  • Change instance fields, static fields and properties colors from Red to White as it is confused with errors.
  • Add update notifications.
  • Fix issue #193
  • Add new UI Icons for Structure and Web Deployment sections
  • New feature: Accent Scrollbars
  • Changed Active Tab Highlight to display Tab File Colors if defined, at the cost of having a transparent overlay
  • Added Markdown navigator color scheme
  • Added Browse Word at Caret plugin colors
  • Improve File Colors performance by initializing colors statically (thanks @denofevil)
  • Set default ignored file colors to Brown
  • Set default scratch colors to default text
  • Atom One Dark Color Scheme
  • XCode Development file icons
  • Travis file icons
  • Adding Resharper Hint and Suggestion Colors, improved Unknown Variable color, Debugger Colors and Link Colors
  • Updated Lighter scheme default color to be like VSC Lighter Theme
  • Improved Lighter Theme Foreground Color
  • Fix annotations
  • Starting writing documentation
  • Optimization improvements
  • Release
  • New components: slider and radio buttons
  • Targeting 2017.3
  • Fix ComboboxAction and IdeaButtonLookAction in 2017.3
  • Set default color for "NOT CHANGED" file status
  • Set directories color from "Up to date" file status
  • Fix issue with Run Configurations
  • Fix Scratches Color in the tree
  • Bug fixes due to the passage to 2017.3
  • Fix Tabbed Pane color in Arc and One Dark
  • Fix background color of list selected items in One Dark
  • Add babelrc.json to babel icon association
  • Fix (hopefully) the NullPointerException due to not being recognized File Colors
  • Material One Dark Color Scheme
  • Atom One Dark Theme
  • Move icons outside of fileIcons for better "disable Material Icons"
  • Fix issue with module directories taking the default icon in PyCharm
  • Added icons for the theme switcher (thanks @halacoglu
  • Rework MTWallpaper Component to fix remaining issues
  • Fix accents not being loaded with Material Theme disabled
  • Improve Arc Dark Theme
0.10.0 (alpha)
  • Two new themes: Monokai and Arc Dark
  • Custom Theme Support (alpha - please read README)
  • Improvements of Lighter Theme. Now Lighter Theme extends IntelliJ Look And Feel instead of Darcula.
  • Fix issues with No Material Theme that triggered some NPEs
  • Changed Tree foreground color for Lighter Theme
  • Added more UI Icons
  • Fix issue with projects open (
  • Possibly fix issue with 100% CPU (
  • Fix import icon size (
  • Change deprecated color (
  • Improve Disabled Material Theme
  • Fix issue with File colors for Psi Icons
  • Fix issue with CPU 100% usage
  • Fix issue with breakpoint icon size
  • Fix issue with tool window icons in retina
  • Add more ui icons
  • Remove uppercase bold tabs as a default and fix issue with project settings persistence
  • Revert fix of debugger tab height as it breaks other tabs
  • Add custom accent color configuration
  • Add Uppercase bold tabs to look more like MDTabs
  • Add Compact Sidebar height configuration
  • Reduce minimal length of tabs to 18
  • Add a border to the editor when tabs placement is left or right
  • More UI Icons
  • Fix issue with Contrast action button not working
  • Fix issues with not themed popups
  • Add accent color to non-themed search bars
  • Add background color to search result
  • Fix issue with custom file statuses not being colorable
  • Themed Material Combobox Action button
  • Fix Checkbox style in Material Components disabled
  • Allow customization of file status colors
  • Rewrite Wallpaper component to unset the wallpaper on exit
  • Fix height of debug tabs
  • More UI Icons
  • Changed javascript instance member color
  • Changed javascript icon
  • Material Checkboxes
  • Fix issue with file colors (
  • Fix issue with line highlight accent (
  • Convert old "Bold tabs option" into "bold directories"
  • Tree colors like the sublime theme
  • Selected Tree Line like in the Sublime Theme
  • Set opened folders with accent theme like in Sublime
  • Add PHP, Python and more General UI Icons
  • Theme the VCS Log Merge and Own Commits
  • Better colors for selected Tool Window buttons
  • Fix Hide File Icons
  • Fix Objective C and Coffeescript colors
  • Set TabsHeight as scalable for High DPI
  • Removing bold tabs support
  • Changing accent colors now update icons as well (needs close project)
  • VCS icons
  • Fix Status Indicator cut on Windows (
  • Fix Project Icon as accent hoverable (
  • Revert default font to 12px since it makes the text too big (blur is okay i guess)
  • Fix unreadable font (
  • Fix contrast mode not applying (
  • Fix issues with Action buttons (
  • Set Roboto default size to 14px (
  • Fix Custom Tree Indent (
  • Padded table rows
  • Material Design Number Inputs (with disabled support)
  • Material Design Dropdowns (Comboboxes)
  • Material Design Action Buttons Style
  • Add more transparency to Tree Selections
  • Support for Accent Colors!
  • More UI Icons
  • Fix Tool Window Issue (
  • Disable PHP file association and instead make use of PHP Psi Icons
  • Fix issue with Merge branches window
  • Put Material Theme options under "Appearance"
  • Add Actions for Settings: Compact Sidebar, Compact Statusbar, Material Theme, Material Components, Material Icons, Status Bar Indicator and Project View Decorators
  • Add actions for Hide File Icons, Bigger Tabs and set actions as toggles
  • Themed Action UI Icons, General UI Icons and Debugger UI Icons
  • Refactor classes so we can make use of Actions.
  • Inserted Checkstyle and Copyright
  • Customizable status bar height
  • Replace Loader when opening big files with Material one
  • Make better colors for Memory Indicator for Darker, Lighter and Palenight
  • Fix issue with caret (#379)
  • Add docker compose yaml association (thanks @thaffenden)
  • Other fixes

Fix many issues related to Lighter theme: - Breakpoint colors - Autocomplete - Tree colors - Notifications color - Progress bar - Memory indicator - Scrollbars - Also removed None theme since we can simply uncheck the option in the settings


Small update so I can have feedback about possible bugs - Material Headers (experimental)


This version is more focused on the UI: - Themed Scrollbars - Material Table Headers - Material Inputs (not applicable everywhere at the moment) - Material Passwords (with option of showing passwords) - Material Tabs - Add option to disable Material Theme only (leaving components, tabs and other options on) - Tab Height customizable - Notification colors - Custom Tree Indents - Better Dialog titles - More UI Icons - Bug fixes (and possibly improvements)

  • Added remaining options to TopHitProvider
  • Tinted Icon implementation
  • Redesigned folders to suit the MT icons (though help is appreciated)
  • Added custom file colors (Scope)
  • Add theme changer to Quick Switch (Ctrl+~)
  • More UI Icons
  • Fix issue with Statusbar option not being saved
  • Add bigger file icons for original ones (sass, php, ruby...)
  • More file icons: Chef, Cucumber, EJS, Jinja, Freemarker, PHPunits, Typings, Visio, VS
  • Hide exceptions about IndexOutOfBounds
  • Show red icon for excluded open files
  • Remove old PSI icons to use IntelliJ's
  • Change pin icons (alpha)
  • Better icons for expand and collapse (alpha)
  • Fix bad associations
  • Change behavior of custom wallpaper to not disable the background if the user unchecks the option, allowing to set custom wallpaper with the IDE
  • Add Disable option for the current theme indicator in the status bar
  • Fix issue with SQLite icon
  • Theme notification popups
  • Add Indicator in Status Bar for current theme
  • Fix some filelist icons
  • A lot more file icons!
  • Fix partly syntax highlight for HOCON, Groovy, ERB, Scala, Kotlin and Hibernate
  • Fix issue with light color schemes not being saved
  • Fix issue with Background getting overriden
  • Fix issue with settings not being saved
  • Fix #92
  • Fix: Do not try to replace all icons, if an icon is not provided use Jetbrains one.
  • Refactor project: put the selected theme in the MTConfig + better folder structure
  • Add more icons: Access, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Audio, Video, Elm, Go, Hack, Julia, Pug, Kotlin, Maya, Markup, Premiere, Powershell, Rake, Riot, Stata, Sublime, Vim
  • Fix PHP + JS Code Schemes
  • New: Background image for empty IDE with customization available in options
  • New: Option to hide file icons in the Project View
  • New: Option to disable Material Icons
  • New: Option to disable Project View decorators
  • New: Option to select compact (and not compact) project view
  • New icons: Akka, Ada, Android
  • New UI Icons
  • Progress indicators
  • Set light version of contrast mode (though it needs to be in IntelliJ LAF)
  • Revert better contrast as it breaks theme switching :'(
  • Code coverage colors
  • Notification, Information and Documentation popups
  • Quick info theming
  • Parameter info theming
  • Smart completion theming
  • Documentation popup theming
  • Better contrast mode
  • Accent tab close button
  • Fix association for Angular files
  • Fix tests

Thanks to @mallowigi for taking the project to the next level. This is all him: - Code coverage colors - Notification, Information and Documentation popups - Fix Python Color schemes - Fix Go Color Schemes - New Python component to take the right file icon - Fix next occurence wrong icon - Restore accidently deleted edit icons - C and CPP color schemes - Add option to set bold tabs - Add toggle options to Search Everything - Change trees collapse and expand icons - Themed IDE icons: Checkout, Project Structure, Back, Forward, History, Up, Down, Step Into, Step Out, Compile, Jars, Library... - Other bug fixes and improvements - Fix button background not taking the full width - Themed Memory Indicator - Add .pcss file icon - Fix Console colors - Align text and menu colors with the original theme - Welcome Screen theming - Progress Bar theming - Striped tables theming - Remove some borders added by Darcula - Focused buttons are now distinguable - Paint new breadcrumbs - Restore plugin.xml icon - Make buttons stand out a bit more anyway - Fix Rider error - Fix Ruby Colors schemes - Add option in the settings to enable/disable the new buttons look - Fix issue with Font Scale on HiDPI screens - Put the active tab higlight on the left instead of the right when choosing Placement left. - Messages bundle for easy replacing texts - New Buttons! Now buttons look even more like the Sublime plugin! - Add simple implementation of disabling the Material Theme (only the colors) - Fix some colors again... - Some colors were lost during the last update. This update should fix them. - Fix custom font issue. - Fix issue with theme switcher when some parts of the UI do not update - (hopefully) fix font apply - Updated color schemes to reflect the Sublime plugin's color schemes - New option: Contrast mode. This will allow you to apply a higher contrasted Look and feel - Allow resetting the Active Tab settings with the default ones - Updated file status colors: modified, added, ignored, conflicts... - Replace the "asterisk" icon with an "*edit*" material icon - Set Open and closed folders according to open tabs (still buggy) - Now the active tab indicator is following the user's tabs placement settings! - Started creating settings for customizing the plugin. - Active tab indicator color - Active tab indicator thickness - Fixed issue with tabs in last EAP - Update file icons to use the latest icons from the original Sublime theme repository. - Added a new theme, the Palenight theme, that is a violet shade of the Default theme. - Prevent file icons from being assigned to classes, methods, etc. - #285 @mjdetullio - Separate psd icons from the images group - #292 @Freezystem - Set parent scheme for dark themes to Darcula - #289 @vsch - Load MT file icons before anything else - #292 @mallowigi - Fix font overriding - #279 @mallowigi - Context and menu lighter border - #281 - Add file association for .yaml files - #297 @thaffenden - Add Dart icon - #296 @seanjohnite - Add htpasswd to htaccess group - @Freezystem - Add icons for package.json, gruntfile, gulpfile and webpack - @mallowigi - Set better color for Parameter hints - @mallowigi

  • Updated Gradle wrapper
  • File icon: Rust *.rs - #240
  • File icon: ES/ES6 *.es|*.es6 - #240
  • Android Studio fix. #220
  • No need to override the application icons, so those are deleted.
  • Fixes UI icons for recent versions of platform. @mallowigi
  • Issue #258 fix crashes on Windows for IntelliJ IDEA 2016.3. @bulenkov
  • More sensible colors for diffs. @hypnoglow
  • Hopefully a final fix for issue #205, IDEA-157843 and IDEA-156327
  • Improved visibility for diffs on default color scheme. Thanks @marvhock - #208
  • Hopefully fixed issue #205, IDEA-157843 and IDEA-156327
  • Merged recent changes made to the platform
  • SidePanel background color (Preferences)
  • Fails to launch when using Darker or Lighter theme. Thanks @robertfreund - #187
  • Kotlin syntax highlighting - #153
  • File icon: Kotlin - *.kt
  • File icon: Liquid - Shopify templating language - *.liquid
  • File icon: Lua - *.lua
  • File icon: LICENSE files
  • In some cases getVirtualFile() for psi elements can be null. Fixes #172, #175 - @anstarovoyt
  • Vertical tabs highlight - @Cyberdelia1987
  • Fixes an error which caused the plugin to misbehave in non-java ide's. See #177
  • File icon: React *.jsx - #162
  • File icon: PHTML *.phtml
  • File icon: Gradle *.gradle - #140
  • File icon: Text *.txt
  • This changelog
  • Identifier under caret - Error Stripe Mark
  • Don't grab blade files with PHP regex
  • Fix issues with the color schemes.