Awesome Open Source
Awesome Open Source


ayu is a simple theme with bright colors and comes in three versions — dark, mirage and light for all day long comfortable work.

All screenshots use wonderful Pragmata Pro font

File Icons

ayu from version 3.0.0 supports customization via A File Icon package. Please install it and restart Sublime for better experience.

Custom UI fonts

Since verion 5.0.0 monospaced fonts options were removed. But it's still possible to use your favourite font in the user interface of the theme, just follow through these simple steps:

ayu mono

  1. Pull up command pallete via cmd/ctrl + shift + p
  2. Type in Browse packages
  3. Navigate to the /User folder
  4. Create a file named ayu-mirage.sublime-theme to modify mirage or ayu-light.sublime-theme and ayu-dark.sublime-theme
  5. Open that file in Sublime
  6. Copy and paste following content:
        "class": "sidebar_label",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
        "class": "sidebar_heading",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
        "class": "tab_label",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
        "class": "label_control",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
        "class": "quick_panel_label",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
        "class": "quick_panel_path_label",
        "font.face": "PragmataPro Mono Liga"
  7. Replace PragmataPro Mono Liga with the font of your choice
  8. Save and enjoy :)


Light with ui_separator option on


Mirage with ui_separator option off


Dark with ui_separator option on



"ui_native_titlebar":       true, // use native titlebars on macOs
"ui_separator":             true, // separators between panels
"ui_wide_scrollbars":       true, // wider scrollbars



You can install ayu via Package Control.

  1. Press cmd/ctrl + shift + p to open the command palette.
  2. Type install package and press enter. Then search for ayu
  1. Download the latest release, extract and rename the directory to ayu.
  2. Move the directory inside your sublime /Packages directory. (Preferences > Browse packages...)



Open command palette via Tools > Command Palette (or cmd/ctrl + shift + p) and type ayu: Activate theme.

With Skins package

Skins provides a simple and efficient way to change themes, save your own presets and quickly try out new looks. Activation is as simple as opening up the command palette, running Select Skin and choosing Ayu - Dark or Ayu - Light from the list.

Via Preferences

Add these lines to your user settings Preferences > Setting - User:

For light theme:

"theme": "ayu-light.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/ayu/ayu-light.sublime-color-scheme",

For mirage theme:

"theme": "ayu-mirage.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/ayu/ayu-mirage.sublime-color-scheme",

For dark theme:

"theme": "ayu-dark.sublime-theme",
"color_scheme": "Packages/ayu/ayu-dark.sublime-color-scheme",

Sublime Text 3

ayu no longer supports Sublime Text 3. But you still can download and install manually latest supported version.

Sublime Text 2

ayu no longer supports Sublime Text 2. But you still can download and install manually latest supported version.

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