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. iBrightness Tray is a little bit of a swiss army knife display tool as adjusting the brightness of your screen is just one of three main functions it has.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    2. Do you use your mobile phone after sunset? Do you use your phone within three hours of your bed time? If yes, then your device might be taking your sleep away. Bluelight from your mobile screens sends a signal to brain to wake up, and makes it difficult for us to sleep at night.
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    3. Form 1 Hour Software by skrommel, it can dim the screen by applying a transparent gray layer on top of your opened applications
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam
    4. Lux Automatically Adjusts Your Screen Brightness
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    5. 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

    6. Night Screen helps protect your eyes from screen light on Android devices. Adjust brightness and screen color to prevent your eyes from being hurt by screen light.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Trouble sleeping? Device screen too bright even on the lowest brightness setting? Want to give your phone a warm look instead of that eye straining blue gaze you see at night? EasyEyez is the solution.
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    7. 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, play in a dark environment without damaging your eyes.
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      • Android
      NeyetLight is kind to your eyes! NeyetLight (pronounced like nightlight) changes the color and brightness of your Android device's (phone, tablet or otherwise) screen ...
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