Alternatives to f.lux for Mac with any license

  • 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

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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 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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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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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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

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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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  • Turn Off the Lights for Desktop

    Turn Off the Lights for Desktop is a powerful, helpful app to dim your whole desktop and protect your eyes at night. Turn Off the Lights for Desktop allows you to work...

    • They have completed different uses. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Flux changes the color temperature of the screen for night-time usage, this thing just dims the screen except for a certain window. Guest • Dec 2015 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • myPoint Shade

    Stop burning your eyes! myPoint Shade is caring for your eyes' comfort. If you work in a dark room or struggle with eye strain and headache, myPoint will tune up...

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  • Breaks For Eyes

    Ever had a headache, dry or red eyes, fatigue or neck pain at the end of the day? This app is for you then! It's all the symptoms of computer vision syndrome (or...

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  • Night Screen

    Night Screen is created for those people who spend a lot of time at night working. Limit your exposure to energy-efficient lighting before bed. In addition to the LED...

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  • NightTone

    NightTone makes your screen more comfortable, enjoyable and healthier by shifting the colors of your display to a warmer, eye-friendly palette. It makes you sleep and...

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