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equinusocio / material-theme


Material Theme, the most epic theme for Sublime Text 3 by Mattia Astorino


Material Theme for Sublime Text 3

This theme brings the Material Design visual language to your Sublime Text 3. If you have problems first search for a similiar issue and then report with new one.

Please read the Known Issues section before send a new one.

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Default version

Darker version

Lighter version

More screenshots here

Easy installation

You can install this awesome theme through the Package Control. Search for "Material Theme", install, restart Sublime Text and enjoy!

Manual installation

  1. Download the latest release, extract and rename the folder to "Material Theme".

  2. Move the folder inside your sublime Packages directory. (Preferences > Browse packages...)

  3. Activate the theme with the following preferences at (Preferences > Setting - User):

"theme": "Material-Theme.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/Material Theme/schemes/Material-Theme.tmTheme",

Note : Remember to restart Sublime Text after activating the theme.

Theme styles

This theme provides a second style version:


"theme": "Material-Theme-Darker.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/Material Theme/schemes/Material-Theme-Darker.tmTheme",


"theme": "Material-Theme-Lighter.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/Material Theme/schemes/Material-Theme-Lighter.tmTheme",

Known issues

Please see the issue #67 if you can't see the bottom panel (find/replace, rename, move, can't see the box inputs in SidebarEnhancement, etc..). here the quick fix:

Drag the top edge

White panels

If you want to enable the white panels and inputs you can install the addon package through Package Control, search for "Material theme white panels". You have to disable it if you want to use the Lighter theme style.

Theme options

"material_theme_small_tab": true,                           // Set small tabs
"material_theme_disable_fileicons": true,                   // Hide siderbar file type icons
"material_theme_disable_folder_animation": true,        // Disable folder animation
"material_theme_small_statusbar": true,                 // Set small status bar
"material_theme_disable_tree_indicator": true,          // Disable sidebar file indicator
"material_theme_bold_tab": true,                                // Make the tab labels bolder
"material_theme_tabs_separator": true,                      // Show tabs separator
"material_theme_accent_lime": true,                         // set green lime accent color
"material_theme_accent_purple": true,                       // set purple accent color
"material_theme_accent_red": true,                          // set pale red accent color
"material_theme_accent_orange": true,                       // set orange accent color
"material_theme_accent_yellow": true,                       // set yellow accent color
"material_theme_panel_separator": true,                 // show bottom panel separator
"material_theme_tabs_autowidth": true,                      // Enable autowidth for tabs
"material_theme_contrast_mode": true,                       // Enable sidebar and panels contrast mode

Recommended UI and font settings for a better experience:

"overlay_scroll_bars": "enabled",
"line_padding_top": 3,
"line_padding_bottom": 3,
"always_show_minimap_viewport": true,
"bold_folder_labels": true,
"indent_guide_options": [ "draw_normal", "draw_active" ],   // Highlight active indent
"font_options": [ "gray_antialias" ],                      // On retina Mac

The font used for the code is "Fira Code" with code ligatures (not supported in Sublime Text).

You can also use the official Material Design monospace font, "Roboto Mono"

Other Resources

App icon

Download the official Material Theme icon.

Atom porting

You can download the Atom Material UI, theme porting made by @silvestreh.

IntelliJ IDEA Porting

You can download the IntelliJ IDEA Material Theme, theme porting made by @ChrisRM.

Vim Porting

You can download the Vim Hybrid Material, Material Theme porting made by @kristijanhusak.

Terminal Porting

You can download Material Theme Terminal, Material Theme porting made by @mvaneijgen

Default Color Palette

Color Palette


Thanks for all the contributors.

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