Night Shift: Blue Light Filter Alternatives for Windows

    Night Shift: Blue Light Filter is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter and 19 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter are Redshift (Free, Open Source), LightBulb (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source) and Gammy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 4, 2020

    1. Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?
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      Most users think f.lux is a great alternative to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter.
    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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      RedshiftGUI changes the color temperature of your monitor to better match that of your surrounding. This means that it sets a cooler color temperature during the daytime (due to natural lighting) and sets a warmer temperature at night (due to indoor lighting). Similar to f.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • 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.
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    4. Adjust the brightness of all monitors, screens and displays.
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    5. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.
    6. 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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    7. Screen dimming software that allows you to control the brightness of your screens as well as external monitors.
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