Alternatives to Blackout for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Mobile

Browsers

Indie / Classic

  • f.lux icon

    f.lux

    Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen? During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Redshift icon

    Redshift

    Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime. During twilight and early morning, the color temperature transitions smoothly from night to...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    RedshiftGUI

    RedshiftGUI changes the color temperature of your monitor to better match that of your surrounding. This means that it sets a cooler color temperature during the daytime (due to natural lighting) and sets a warmer temperature at night...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Dimmer icon

    Dimmer

    A very small and free utility for Windows to reduce brightness on LCD/TFT screens. A must if you work on your computer at night with very low ambient light.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.0, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    G.lux

    G.lux is an unofficial variation of Flux, a desktop app that automatically changes the colour temperature of your monitor as the sun goes down. Monitors are typically daylight balanced, which can interfere with your sleep cycle when...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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    iBrightness Tray

    iBrightness Tray is a little bit of a swiss army knife display tool as adjusting the brightness of your screen is just one of three main functions it has. The other two are turning on your screensaver at the click of a button and also...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Nocturne

    Nocturne is simple app for switching a computer to night vision mode. It has a few tricks up its sleeve: color correction, window shadow toggling, and background removal.

    Open Source Mac

    • Discontinued The project has been abandoned. Last version, 2.0.0, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from Google Code Hosting
  • Screen Filter icon

    Screen Filter

    Applies a shade that acts as a dimmer to ensure your eyes don't hurt. Far more powerful than Android's built-in brightness setting. Great for low-light gaming, web browsing, and eBook reading. It even saves battery life for...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • Iris icon

    Iris

    Reduce eye pain, sleep better and be more productive and healthy with Iris. Iris is super customizable and actively developed. Want a new feature? Just write us a line.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Friendeye icon

    Friendeye

    Protect your eyes at night by Friendeye screen filtering system.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued
  • Calise icon

    Calise

    A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam

    Open Source Linux

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    EasyEyez

    Trouble sleeping? Device screen too bright even on the lowest brightness setting? Want to give your phone a warm look instead of that eye straining blue gaze you see at night? EasyEyez is the solution. Inspired by Flux for the PC...

    Freemium Android

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    neyetLight

    NeyetLight is kind to your eyes! NeyetLight (pronounced like nightlight) changes the color and brightness of your Android device's (phone, tablet or otherwise) screen ...

    Commercial Android

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    Blue Light Filter for Eye Care

    Blue Light Filter for Eye Care is an easy-to-use and useful app to protect your eyes while using Android devices. Blue light emitted from your smartphone or tablet causes eye strain and keeps you from falling asleep at night, this app...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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