Iris Reviews

Iris is better than F.lux, but I'll stick to F.lux

Positive Review by EvinKegger
about Iris and f.lux Jan 2016

First things fist, there's a drawback to this tool:
It's pay-to-use on a plan base. If you can't afford or don't want to pay 10 bucks a month, get F.lux instead.


Made in Bulgaria, this is a useful little app/software. I have been a devoted F.Lux fan for many years but I must say Iris does the same job and more.

It offers more in terms of customization than F.Lux. You find yourself tweaking every little detail of your setup.
Iris lets you set up reminders/alerts to help you reconnect with reality, which is it can force you to move your 2 legs, but only if you want it to! It comes with excersive tips to help you do the right thing for your heart. It seems like nothing, but it proves quite useful! Truthfully, I suck at reminding myself of doing sports inbetween my long PC sessions...... seriously, who feels like searching the Internet for excersize tips? Who thinks about sports when there's so much to do?! I suck at it and have no sense of responsibility regarding this matter so if I can get tips by clicking a few buttons and get off screen when I'm reminded of it, that's fine and encouraging.
The blackout/break screen is well made(thed dots connect and form patterns similar to those used in astroloy):
break screen

Summary:

Usability - check
Elegant U.I - check
Advanced Settings/Options - check
Check, check, check!

Price- FAIL!

It's a really cool tool and I would not be looking back if the price was fair! That said, I'll be moving back to F.lux. While this seems like a really cool software, the price is unjustifed- it is simply to high and I don't see myself supporting a company/group that sets prices so high! This is simply unfair(read. unjustified). There's F.lux and it's complitely free! Yes, Iris is better, no doubt! But the price kills it for me, you should not be paying fees this high for a bluelight tool! You should not be feeding greed!

[Edited by EvinKegger, January 22]

[Edited by EvinKegger, January 22]

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