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Brightness Controller Alternatives

Brightness Controller is described as 'allows you to control Brightness of your Primary and Secondary Display in Linux. It is a software based dimmer' and is a Screen Dimmer. There are seven alternatives to Brightness Controller for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Dimmer, which is free. Other great apps like Brightness Controller are Desktop Dimmer, Brisync, DimScreen and NEC Brightness Controller.

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Brightness Controller allows you to control Brightness of your Primary and Secondary Display in Linux. It is a software...

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  1. Dimmer icon

    Dimmer

    52 alternatives to Dimmer 

    Adjust the brightness of all monitors, screens and displays.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsDimmer supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  PortableDimmer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    2.0.0.b8
  2. Desktop Dimmer icon

    Desktop Dimmer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    45 alternatives to Desktop Dimmer 

    Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.

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    Discontinued

    The last commit to the project is from November, 16 2017 and it gave some users a bunch of deprecation errors when they tried to install and run it.

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  3. Brisync icon

    Brisync

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    51 alternatives to Brisync 

    Synchronize your external monitor brightness with built-in display. Application reads current brightness of your built-in display and passes it to external monitors via DDC interface. You can adjust brightness by menu in system status bar.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    DimScreen

    46 alternatives to DimScreen 

    Form 1 Hour Software by skrommel, it can dim the screen by applying a transparent gray layer on top of your opened applications

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    1.  PortableDimScreen can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Dark ModeDimScreen supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  5. NEC Brightness Controller icon

    NEC Brightness Controller

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    26 alternatives to NEC Brightness Controller 

    Brightness Controller easily allows windows users to set the brightness level of your LCD screen (It is very useful when your screen doesn't allow settings to be remembered without having to push many buttons on your screen!).

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    Discontinued

    Last version, 1.0.0, was released on 2003. It is no more available on the official website, but it can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine. It works on Windows 7 too.

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  6. Gamma Dimmer icon

    Gamma Dimmer

    48 alternatives to Gamma Dimmer 

    Dim any screen and keep color accuracy.

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  7. iBrightness Tray icon

    iBrightness Tray

    49 alternatives to 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 the ability to turn off the display...

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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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