MonitorControl Alternatives

    MonitorControl is described as '🖥 Control your external display brightness and volume!'. There are five alternatives to MonitorControl for Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Monitorian, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MonitorControl are Lunar (Freemium), Simple Screen Brightness Adjuster (Free, Open Source), Brisync (Free, Open Source) and DisplayBuddy (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

    1. Monitorian is a desktop tool to adjust the brightness of multiple monitors with ease. Remarks The monitor name shown in main window can be changed for easier identification of monitors. To change the name, press and hold it until it turns to be editable.
    2. Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external display Lunar controls the same brightness that you can change by using the monitor's physical buttons.


    3. Simple Screen Brightness is a small portable application written in C# that allows you to adjust the brightness for all of your connected monitors using a slider without having to use their difficult-to-use built-in menu systems.
      • 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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    4. DisplayBuddy lets you control external displays connected to your Mac right from your menu bar! No need to touch your clunky monitor buttons! - Control your monitor’s brightness / contrast and even volume (if your monitor has speakers) directly from your Mac.
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