Alternatives to f.lux for Mac with Open Source License

  • Desktop Dimmer

    Enables darker-than-dark Desktop dimming for your displays. - Small resource footprint, minimal User Interface. - Settings are persisted and restored per-Display...

    • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Shady

    Shady puts a shade over your screen to help soothe your tired or dazzled eyes. You can use it to reduce your Mac's brightness far below the usual minimum, without...

    Free Open Source Mac

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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.

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

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Lumen

    Menu bar application for macOS to auto-adjust screen brightness based on your screen contents.

    Free Open Source Mac GitHub

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