iRaspbian Makes Your Raspberry Pi Work Like a Mac

(Image credit: ETA Prime, Pi Lab)

If you're looking for a classic Mac experience on the Raspberry Pi, you have to check out this new Raspbian skin from Grayduck and Pi Lab. The release, known as iRaspbian, mimics the look and feel of the Apple Mac OS X operating system.

The iRaspbian image is available for the Raspberry Pi, working great on the Raspberry Pi 4. It has menus, icons and interfaces that strongly resemble the Apple operating system whose first version debuted in 2001. 

Since the new image is essentially Raspbian, you can expect to run many of the same applications as before without issue. All of your Raspbian menus and tools are accessible through the Mac OS X-themed interface. iRaspbian is also supposed to work well for streaming media and supports Steam and even Android mirroring.

You can find a demonstration of the new build on YouTube by ETA Prime:

If you'd like to get your hands on the new image, visit the Raspbian X website. (However, as of writing, the Raspbian X website is experiencing issues. You may want to check back later for the website to come back online.) You can also follow Pi Lab for more cool Raspberry Pi projects.

Of course, this isn't the first time we've seen a beloved OS imitated on the Pi. Recently, Pi Lab released its Linux Raspbian XP Professional, which makes the Raspberry Pi OS look like Windows XP

Ash Hill
Contributing Writer

Ash Hill is a contributing writer for Tom's Hardware with a wealth of experience in the hobby electronics, 3D printing and PCs. She manages the Pi projects of the month and much of our daily Raspberry Pi reporting while also finding the best coupons and deals on all tech.