# Minimize animation effect

Change the Dock minimize animation.

  • Tested on macOS:
    • Big Sur
    • Catalina
    • Mojave
  • Parameter type: string
    • genie
    • scale
    • suck

# Requirements

# Set to genie (default value)

defaults write com.apple.dock "mineffect" -string "genie" && killall Dock

# Set to scale

defaults write com.apple.dock "mineffect" -string "scale" && killall Dock

# Set to suck

Suck is an secret value you can't find inside the System Preferences

defaults write com.apple.dock "mineffect" -string "suck" && killall Dock

# Read current value

defaults read com.apple.dock "mineffect"

# Reset to default value

defaults delete com.apple.dock "mineffect" && killall Dock