Lumen Alternatives

    Lumen is described as '- magic auto brightness based on screen contents. You control Lumen simply by using your brightness keys - it'll automatically learn your preferences'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Lumen for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Lumen are Redshift (Free, Open Source), LightBulb (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source) and Gammy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 5, 2019

    1. Whether you're a morning lark or night owl, SunsetScreen allows you to set the time of the sunset and sunrise, so you can have full control over your sleep cycle.
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    2. Screen dimming software that allows you to control the brightness of your screens as well as external monitors.
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    3. 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 your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.
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    4. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Applies a shade that acts as a dimmer to ensure your eyes don't hurt. Far more powerful than Android's built-in brightness setting. Great for low-light gaming, web browsing, and eBook reading. It even saves battery life for AMOLED displays!
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    5. 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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    6. 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 feel better.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      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 any risk of damage to your screen.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      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 DDC interface. You can adjust brightness by menu in system status bar.
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    7. This add-on allows to apply a filter in the web pages in order to attenuate the blue light.
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