Dimmer Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Dimmer for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Dimmer and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Dimmer are Redshift (Free, Open Source), LightBulb (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source) and Gammy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2021

    1. 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?
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      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 almost 5 years ago

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      Only changes color not brightness
      Negative comment 9 months ago

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      Only changes color not brightness, also self adjusts, cant be used in daylight hours.
      Negative comment 7 months ago

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

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    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 7 months ago

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    3. LightBulb is an application that reduces eye strain produced by staring at a computer screen when working late hours. As the day goes on, it continuously adjusts gamma, transitioning the display color temperature from cold blue in the afternoon to warm yellow during the night.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.

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      RedshiftGUI vs Dimmer opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Only changes color not brightness
      Negative comment 7 months ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.
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    4. Twinkle Tray lets you easily manage the brightness levels of multiple monitors. Even though Windows 10 is capable of adjusting the backlight on most monitors, it typically doesn't support external monitors.
    5. Screen dimming software that allows you to control the brightness of your screens as well as external monitors.
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    6. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.
    7. Enables darker-than-dark Desktop dimming for your displays. - Small resource footprint, minimal User Interface. - Settings are persisted and restored per-Display without any configuration.

      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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