How to hide the MacBook Pro notch with the black menu bar (free)

How to hide the MacBook Pro notch

Looking for a way to hide the MacBook Pro notch? You can do this by setting a black menu bar. It works with any macOS Monterrey wallpaper. The black bar hides the notch! This can be easily done using a free third-party app called Excellent!

How to hide the MacBook Pro notch

how to hide the MacBook notch

  • 1. All you have to do is download TopNotch.dmg file (direct link) on your computer.
  • 2. Click on the downloaded file available in Downloads, To open the TopNotch installer.
  • 3. Drag and drop the TopNotch thumbnail on Applications case.
  • how to install topnotch application on Mac

  • 4. Double click on Excellent and confirm that you want Open the application installer. To agree with TopNotch terms.
  • 5. The TopNotch Icon is displayed in the toolbar. Click on it.
  • 6. Then click on the button to Activate TopNotch to automatically add a black bar to your wallpaper.
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Made: You can also enable it for dynamic wallpapers, by checking the appropriate box!

Credits: for this free macOS software to Reddit user lukaszmtw.

Hide MacBook Notch Video Demo

I still don’t know how it works. Take a look at the following example:

MacBook Pro M1 rounded corners

macOS Monterey wallpaper rounded corners

The TopNotch app can also display your macOS Monterey wallpaper with rounded corners.
Only check the box next to ‘Rounded corners’ and you will notice the difference!

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MacBook black menu bar

This app is not only useful for newer models of MacBook Pro M1, but also for any other macOS device. The software makes your menu bar black no matter whether the device has a notch or not!

The same goes for the Rounded corners option.

Are you planning to hide the MacBook notch or do you want to live with it? Do you plan to use this app? You have questions ? Use the comments section!

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Related: Check out these 10 hilarious MacBook Pro notch memes that surfaced after Apple unveiled its 2021 laptop flagships!

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