|Minimize using genie effect on Mac OS X|
In Mac OS X, you can Minimize windows using a genie effect which looks something like the one shown above or using the scale effect. Try experimenting ! Go to System Preferences --> Dock and select Minimize windows using genie / scale effect. ( Hint: To minimize a window on Mac OS X, click on the yellow button on the top left corner of your window or simply press Command-M )
Bonus Tip: To slow down any animation on Mac including minimizing of windows, hold down Shift while activating the animation.