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Admin Dashboards - Dark-Themed and Free

sm0ke profile image Sm0ke ・4 min read

Hello Coders,

This article presents a curated list with black-themed admin dashboards, released under permissive licenses (MIT, LGPL) and actively supported by their vendors.

The code can be downloaded directly from Github, no account required to download the projects. Another important aspect comes from the license (MIT) that unlocks the usage for unlimited hobby & commercial projects.

Content provided by AppSeed, a platform used by 1900+ developers, that provides Free Admin Dashboards, SSG Starters, and PROMO Bundles.

The content presented in this article is an open-list and will be periodically updated with your suggestions and other dark-themed dashboards released in the wild as free projects. Thanks for reading!

Black Dashboard Free

This modern, dark design is crafted by Creative-Tim, a well-know international web agency, with more than 1mil registered users.

Vendor Notes (Creative-Tim) - Black Dashboard is a beautiful Bootstrap 4 Admin Dashboard with a huge number of components built to fit together and look amazing. If you are looking for a tool to manage and visualize data about your business, this dashboard is the thing for you. It combines colors that are easy on the eye, spacious cards, beautiful typography, and graphics.

Black Dashboard comes packed with all plugins that you might need inside a project and documentation on how to get started. It is light and easy to use, and also very powerful.

Dashboard Links

The Ui is nicely crafted with pre-built pages and essential components, RTL support included.

Cons: No authentication pages provided.

Black Dashboard Free - RTL pages support.

Corona Dark Free

Vendor Notes (BootstrapDash) - Corona Free admin template has beautiful typography, crisp design, and neatly designed dashboards. It features a huge selection of essential UI elements along with apps, forms, charts, tables, and more.


  • Dashboard, Charts
  • Usual Bootstrap UI - Buttons, Tables, Material Icons
  • Login, Registration, Error pages (404, 500)

Corona Dark Links

Corona Dark Dashboard - Free admin panel with a dark design.

Atlantis Dark Free

Vendor Notes (ThemeKita) - Atlantis Lite is a free bootstrap 4 admin dashboard that is beautifully and elegantly designed to display various metrics, numbers, or data visualization.

Atlantis Lite admin dashboard has 2 layouts, many plugins, and UI components to help developers create dashboards quickly and effectively so they can save development time and also help users to make the right and fast decisions based on existing data.

UI Features:

  • Light, Dark Mode available via aSide plugin
  • Really nice UI, forms, widgets, buttons
  • Maps via JQVMap

Cons: no authentication pages


Atlantis Dark - Free admin dashboard with dark-design.

Material Dark Free

Vendor Notes (Creative-Tim) - Material Dashboard Dark Edition is a free Material Bootstrap 4 Admin with a fresh, new design inspired by Google's Material Design. Material Dashboard is a free Material Bootstrap 4 Admin with a fresh, new design inspired by Google's Material Design. We are very excited to introduce our take on the material concepts through an easy to use and beautiful set of components. Material Dashboard was built over the popular Bootstrap 4 framework and it comes with a couple of third-party plugins redesigned to fit in with the rest of the elements.

UI Features

  • Only the basic components provided, crafted quite nicely
  • Pages: Dashboard, User profile, Tables, Material Icons
  • Maps - Google Maps


  • No authentication pages

Dashboard Links

Material Dark - Free Admin dashboard with a dark design.

Thanks for reading! Let me know your thoughts in the comments.

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Atlantis and Black Design are best.
Thanks for writing!

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Sm0ke Author

Thank you!