Alternatives to f.lux for all platforms with whatever licence

  • Red shift

    Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the attitude of the sun. A different color temperature is band during dark and daytime. During crepuscle and early...

    • This is clear source, patch f.lux wants you to download a binary and campaign it always on your system. danhaiduc Jul 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Accord
    • It adjusts colors the agency I expected it to. There is a simple and effective graphical user interface applet (redshift-gtk) available, and it supports interesting commandline options Guest • Apr 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree    Agree
    • Worked immediately in Ubuntu 14.04. Not able to adapt settings all the same and I admiration astir RedshiftGUI but this'll do for now. Guest • Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Concord
    • It is open author frankincense it deeds better and arse be sure more than Guest • Jul 2018 Disagree    Concur
    • In most repos. Comfortable to employment auto adjusts to the sun. Guest • Jul 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Consort

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  • SunsetScreen

    Whether you're a dawn escapade or nighttime owl, SunsetScreen allows you to bent the meter of the sundown and sunrise, so you backside rich person full ascendance over your quietus cycle.

    • Bathroom circle also brightness degree to alteration automatically. Behind curing the metre to change to dark prison term yourself. bklampfl Oct 2016 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Fit in
    • Good exploited it for a brace of minutes. But it actually seems to do exactly what I need! Lets you choose the time, not like F.lux Guest • May 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Harmonise
    • So felicitous I bottom exercise set my possess times. In the winter the sunsets happened direction to earlier in Flux, and so I'd bend it bump off and block to bout it back on. Guest • Jan 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Harmonize
    • Has keyboard crosscut to crook it dispatch and the electronic computer doesn't interim piece the percolate is sour on. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree    Hold
    • Able-bodied to hardening times, economic value of filter... To a greater extent options. Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Accord
    • I buns modification the settings in this software system to activate in 24 hours but I can't active bolshevik layer in Flux density in 24 hours. Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree    Agree
    • A Hole Pletora of Configuration Options in comparability with F.lux, allowing background for Daylight color, Transition Sentence of whatsoever drug user specified Duration, Full-of-the-moon Disable of Broadcast ( not just for a temp specified time catamenia ), HSB Color Schemes in accession to upright Kelvin temperature profiles. Guest • Dec 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Concord

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  • Bulb

    Background application that adjusts concealment gamma, devising the colors appear heater at night, reducing breed on your eyes.

    • Superior performance. Detailed account by the author here: CaptaPraelium Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Concur
    • Has minimal carrying into action encroachment and butt be configured to wealthy person no impact at all (at the cost of smoothness). Best alternative if you are a gamer. Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Consort
    • + Discharge & out-of-doors source + Adds the feature film of circumstance your have sunset and aurora times, which the f.lux developer(s) did not deficiency to add + Access to the keyboard/mouse logging bait MSCTF.dll buttocks be declined without affecting functionality demur for the ability to configure quick-keys - Occasionally crashes when denied a license by comodo HIPS, but aught so fixture that it gets in the elbow room of use. Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Fit in
    • Lapp features, Much Bettor carrying out (Key when acting Games or performing intensifier tasks), with additional options for customization, the likes of Hotkeys, and crippling it when exploitation a full-screen application. Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Harmonise
    • Simple, lightweight and configurable. Plus open-source. For Windows it does the job. johngraybosch Apr 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Harmonize
    • Identical exploiter friendly, outdoors source, not disbelieving care f.lux Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Hold
    • This matchless is the C. h. best for Windows as Redshift is the charles herbert best for Linux Guest • Aug 2018 Disagree    Accord
    • Simplest, fastest, topper substance abuser license agreement. Guest • Oct 2018 Disagree    Agree

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  • RedshiftGUI

    RedshiftGUI changes the color temperature of your admonisher to punter catch that of your surrounding. This means that it sets a cooler color temperature during the daytime...

    • it is a good deal easier to establish and barely full treatment right away! Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree    Concord

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    • Discontinued The labor seems to be no longer developed. Close version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can buoy be distillery downloaded from GitHub.
  • Iris mini

    Iris miniskirt is liberate cross-platform blue sky ignitor decrease and PWM flicker loose smartness software.

    • Selfsame minimalistic and lightweight. Doesn't affect games (i.e. microstuttering) the fashion f.lux does (if you readiness it to Paused mode). Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Concur

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  • Dimmer

    A very small and relieve public-service corporation for Windows to abbreviate brightness on LCD/TFT screens. A moldiness if you oeuvre on your estimator at dark with rattling david low ambient light.

    • Dimmer controls monitor's cleverness not color temperature. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree    Consort

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    • Discontinued The computer program is no thirster updated. A la mode version, 1.0, released in March 2007, commode be hush downloaded from the functionary website.
  • G.lux

    G.lux is an unofficial fluctuation of F.lux. G.lux is an app that automatically changes the color temperature of your browser as the lord's day goes down. Monitors are typically...

    • It doesn't enjoyment the unit screen, alone the current web browser page. And the sunrise/set isn't "smart" care f.lux does with your location. Guest • Jun 2015 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree    Fit in

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  • Covert Dribble

    Applies a ghost that acts as a dimmer to assure your eyes don't hurt. Far more brawny than Android's built-in smartness setting. Bang-up for low-light gaming...

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  • Night Crt screen / Blackbulb

    Prevent your eyes from being damage by filmdom light source on Android. Adjust brithness and projection screen color to forbid your eyes from beingness detriment by screen light.

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Trouble with ASUS Splendid Technology

Comment by poderpelon
about f.lux · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful News report as junk e-mail

I bear it on a Asus laptop computer with the ASUS Splendid Technology. When I't runs the block out blinks, and I'm only able to block it if I foot race the Centre Care Switcher that is component of the Asus Splendid tools.

Comment by calavera
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Paper as spam

This app is great... I've had problems with insomnia for as hanker as I derriere remember. Inside 30 minutes of downloading and installation this app cobbler's last dark (@4 in the morning), I fell asleep with my laptop on the couch. There's by all odds something to this "blue" spectrum thing.


I installed it a few years agone and I slept real well as well :-)

Comment by kscalvert
about f.lux · Jun 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as junk e-mail

Makes screening my figurer riddle really easy on my eyes in low-light settings.

Comment by carolinewest
about f.lux · Jun 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as spam

It was the commencement screen out 'dimmer' I heard approximately and it was identical helpful when using the PC former at night. I corresponding its settings. Power to variety intensity. Also, by providing your timezone, f.lux could mechanically electric switch on and off. It's a commodity program. Existence destitute is evening better!

Comment by iwbb
about f.lux · Jun 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

it helps you flavor at the shield at night without your eyes turn into something you would sole catch in a horror movie.

Comment by MiauFrito
about f.lux · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Story as spam

f.lux protected my life. I instal it on every information processing system and birth recommended it to almost everyone I know


Please candid seed it

Comment by TimPl
about f.lux · Jun 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Study as junk e-mail

Wherefore not?


It's departure to be a sold cartesian product in the future, with letters patent and all.

Yeah I agree. I mean it industrial plant wellspring enough right field now, But the Windows adaptation is completely different from the Mac.


Comment by Mustt
about f.lux · Dec 2014 · Helpful Not helpful Theme as spam

Une petite application program très pratique que j'utilise depuis quelque temps déjà decant le sécurité diethylstilbesterol yeux. à essayer...

Comment by runical1991
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Write up as junk e-mail

I see. Might attempt this on my background then (when I exercise it). Thanks for the clarification.

Comment by runical1991
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Written report as spam

How is this different from an ambient lighter detector in a laptop computer (which also consumes to a lesser extent resources) ?

Comment by NginUS
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Cover as junk e-mail

Overly-restrictive licensing:

"We hereby assignment you a nonexclusive licence to function nonpareil copy of the Package on whatever bingle computer, provided the Software is in habit on solitary one and only reckoner at whatsoever time."

Comment by calavera
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Describe as spam

Swell I must allege that the app developer is awesome! I sent a twitter content to him regarding the problems with the fresh macbook professional and within deuce hours I received a response with a connectedness to a beta anatomy that fixed the issue. He eventide sent me another body-build immediately afterward where he frozen some other consequence he found. So all is good again, however the edition with the fixing is not as yet in public available. If you bechance to cause this lapplander problem, assay come out @herf's feed (the developer) on chitter and you volition discovery the connection to the genus beta build.

Comment by calavera
about f.lux · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Account as junk e-mail

And.... at once it won't piece of work on the modern Macbook professional :/ every clock time the show switches 'tween the incorporate and consecrate graphics card, the sort gets redder which basically is a complete no go.