What is MonitorControl?
🖥 Control your external display brightness and volume! Use menulet sliders or the native Apple keyboard keys! Shows native brightness and volume OSDs as well!
Major features • Control your display's brightness, volume and contrast! • Shows native OSD for brightness and volume. • Supports multiple protocols to adjust brightness: DDC for external displays (brightness, contrast, volume), native Apple protocol for Apple and built-in displays, Gamma table control for software adjustment (recommended for OLED), shade control for AirPlay, Sidecar and Display Link devices. • Supports smooth brightness transitions. • Seamlessly combined hardware and software dimming extends dimming beyond the minimum brightness available on your display. • Synchronize brightness from built-in and Apple screens - replicate Ambient light sensor and touch bar induced changes to a non-Apple external display! • Sync up all your displays using a single slider or keyboard shortcuts. • Allows dimming to full black (advanced feature). • Support for custom keyboard shortcuts as well as standard brightness and media keys on Apple keyboards. • Dozens of customization options to tweak the inner workings of the app to suit your hardware and needs (don't forget to enable Show advanced settings in app Preferences). • Modern, stylish and highly customizable menulet reflecting the design of Control Control introduced in Big Sur. • Simple, unobstrusive UI to blend in to the general aesthetics of macOS (even the menu icon can be hidden). • Supports automatic updates for a hassle-free experience. • The best app of its kind, completely FREE (donations accepted) with the source code transparently available!
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Said about MonitorControl as an alternative
It is free + has way more features than DisplayBuddy.