f.lux Alternatives for Windows

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

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. Win10_BrightnessSlider this app puts a Monitor Brightness icon to on Taskbar Tray. So you can access it with 1 click. tested on win10 build 10240 x64. Features Volume like Slider to Change Monitor Brightness Option to Run At Startup
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    2. NegativeScreen is a Windows application allowing you to invert your screen colors. Apart from accessibility matters, this software is especially useful when you are surfing on the internet in a dark room, and the screen is dazzling you.

    3. Free software for eye protection and more! It protects your eyes while you are working on the computer. Eye Saver has three main functions: blue light filter; eliminates the invisible flickering of the display backlight; reminds you to take breaks;.
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      Eye Saver eliminates flickering too not only filters the blue light as Flux does plus breaks timers and screen color effects. Great software.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    4. CareUEyes is a very simple but useful program when it is about your eye care. The program comes with a very simple and clean interface and needs to technical knowledge. Even a novice computer user can download and use it easily.
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    5. EasyEyes by Autosofted is an app that can do what f.lux does and more. F.lux only allows the user to adjust temperature, while EasyEyes allows both temperature AND brightness adjustment. EasyEyes allows the user to create multiple transition times.

    6. Redshift Tray is a no-frills GUI for the screen temperature adjustment tool Redshift. - Control Redshift based on location, custom night/day times, or manually - Enable/disable by double-clicking the tray icon - Has lots of other features via hotkeys.
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    7. Form 1 Hour Software by skrommel, it can dim the screen by applying a transparent gray layer on top of your opened applications
    8. This advanced Windows app allows you to alter the screen shading according to the time of day, which is great if you work outside the normal hours, or if you need a lift in the afternoon. You can set the colour tints and your awake and sleep times.
    9. Brightness Controller easily allows windows users to set the brightness level of your LCD screen (It is very useful when your screen doesn't allow settings to be remembered without having to push many buttons on your screen!).


      Last version, 1.0.0, was released on 2003. It is no more available on the official website, but it can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine. It works on Windows 7 too.

    10. A desktop app that shows you how much time left in percentage.
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