Leopard: Use a Background Image in Finder

If you want to jazz up your Finder, you can use a background image to give it a personal touch.

1. Open Finder.

2. Go to the menu, click View and select as Icons.

3. From the menu, click View again and select Show View Options.

4. Go down to the Background section and select the Picture radio button. Click the Select button and browse to the desired image that you wish to use as the Finder background.

5. Click the Select button.


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  • Sanchith

    This is a nice suggestions, but I have noticed that when the number of contents in the folder is large, the image does not extend to the complete finder window which sort of makes it ugly. In such cases, some part of the finder window has the picture while the rest is just the background colour. Is there any way to extend the picture to the entire finder window?

    • I’m looking for this one too.

  • Guest

    Is there a way to reset the settings?