Alternatives to f.lux for Linux with any license

  • Redshift

    Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime. During twilight and early...

    • This is open source, while f.lux wants you to download a binary and run it constantly on your system. danhaiducJul 2018 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It adjusts colours the way I expected it to. There is a simple and efficient gui applet (redshift-gtk) available, and it supports interesting commandline options Guest • Apr 2017 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Worked immediately in Ubuntu 14.04. Not able to adjust settings yet and I wonder about RedshiftGUI but this'll do for now. Guest • Sep 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is open source thus it works better and can be trusted more Guest • Jul 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • In most repos. Easy to use auto adjusts to the sun. Guest • Jul 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • RedshiftGUI

    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...

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
    • it is much easier to install and just works right away! Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Iris mini

    Iris mini is free cross-platform blue light reduction and PWM flicker free brightness software.

    • Very minimalistic and lightweight. Doesn't affect games (i.e. microstuttering) the way f.lux does (if you set it to Paused mode). Guest • Jan 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • G.lux

    G.lux is an unofficial variation of F.lux. G.lux is an app that automatically changes the colour temperature of your browser as the sun goes down. Monitors are typically...

    • It doesn't use the whole screen, only the current browser page. And the sunrise/set isn't "smart" like f.lux does with your location. Guest • Jun 2015 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Calise

    A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Blueshift

    Inspired by Redshift, Blueshift adjusts the colour temperature of your monitor according to brightness outside to reduce eye strain and make it easier to fall asleep...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • Iris

    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...

    • Iris has all the functionality of f.lux and much more Guest • Nov 2015 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Intuitive to use and easy to install Guest • Apr 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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