# 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

defaults write com.apple.dock mineffect -string suck && killall Dock
  • Suck is an secret value you can't find inside the System Preferences

# Read current value

defaults read com.apple.dock mineffect

# Delete current value

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