Mac OS X - How to turn off window animations

This tutorial will try to explain how to turn off animations for new windows on Mac OS X.
The procedure is as follows:
  • Open a terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal).
  • Type the following command:
    • defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool NO
Published by jak58. Latest update on October 14, 2014 at 09:21 AM by Jeff.
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