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Night Screen / Blackbulb Alternatives

Night Screen / Blackbulb is described as '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' and is a color temperature tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Night Screen / Blackbulb for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Night Screen / Blackbulb are Redshift, LightBulb, Red Moon and Gammy.

Night Screen / Blackbulb alternatives are mainly Color Temperature Tools but may also be Screen Dimmers or Health Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Night Screen / Blackbulb.
This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android
  • Android Tablet
  • F-Droid

Night Screen helps protect your eyes from screen light on Android devices. Adjust brightness and screen color to prevent...

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  1. Software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.

  2. Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.

  3. LightBulb is an application that reduces eye strain produced by staring at a computer screen when working late hours. As the day goes on, it continuously adjusts gamma, transitioning the display color temperature from cold blue in the afternoon to warm yellow during the night.

  4. The app is free on F-Droid and on GitHub but you can buy it on the Google Play Store to support the developer.

  5. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.


    The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

  6. The app filters the blue spectrum on your phone or tablet after sunset and protects your eyes with a red filter. The filter intensity is smoothly adjusted to the sun cycle based on your local sunset and sunrise times.

  7. Adjust the brightness of all monitors, screens and displays.

  8. Iris mini

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.

  9. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.

  10. Desktop Dimmer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.


    The last commit to the project is from November, 16 2017 and it gave some users a bunch of deprecation errors when they tried to install and run it.

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