JDK 13.0.1 Release Notes

Known Issues

[macOS] Dark Mode for the Desktop is Not Supported (JDK-8228555)


A number of bugs have been reported against dark mode on macOS, which cannot be fixed in the OpenJDK. It requires a fix in the JavaRuntimeSupport framework (JRS) supported by macOS.

FB6798883: The JavaRuntimeSupport.framework does not work properly in the dark mode was reported to Apple on Aug 6 2019

See JDK-8231386 and JDK-8228555 for examples of bugs caused by the macOS bug.

Until these bugs are fixed, dark mode in macOS Mojave or Catalina should be considered unsupported.