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    Dimmer Alternatives for Linux

    Dimmer is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Dimmer and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Dimmer are Redshift (Free, Open Source), Gammy (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source) and Iris mini (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2022
    Dimmer
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Adjust the brightness of all monitors, screens and displays.
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    1. Software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
      f.lux vs Dimmer opinions
      Some users think f.lux is a great alternative to Dimmer, some don't.
      f.lux gives a warmer tint to the screen, dimmer makes the screen darker.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      6
      Only changes color not brightness, also self adjusts, cant be used in daylight hours.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      1
      Only changes color not brightness
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      1
      F.lux only changes the color temperature, not the brightness
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      0
    2. Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.
      Redshift vs Dimmer opinions
      Most users think Redshift is a great alternative to Dimmer.
      Only changes color not brightness
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

    4. 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 (due to indoor lighting). Similar to f.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

      RedshiftGUI vs Dimmer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Only changes color not brightness
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    5. Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.


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

      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.

    7. Iris is software which makes monitors healthy for the eyes. With iris you can reduce the blue light emitted from your screen for better sleep, reduce the brightness of your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Kumux is a dynamic circadian color scheme for code editors and other software. It adjust color temperature, color hues, contrast and brightness levels throughout the day based on the position of the sun.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby...
    8. Brightness Controller allows you to control Brightness of your Primary and Secondary Display in Linux. It is a software based dimmer.
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