Photoshop crashes due to dark menu bar and dock only terminal command

Issue

If you've used a terminal command to enable only Dark Menu Bar and Dock on macOS, this setting can cause Photoshop and other applications to crash.

Operating system

macOS 10.14 or later

Solution

Follow the instructions to revert to Full Mojave Dark Mode:

  1. Launch Terminal (located at /Applications/Utilities). Enter the following command:

    $ defaults delete -g NSRequiresAquaSystemAppearance
  2. Restart your Mac.

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