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. Iris is software which makes monitors healthy for the eyes. With iris you can reduce the blue light emitted from your screen for better sleep, reduce the brightness of your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.
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    2. Free software for eye protection and more! It protects your eyes while you are working on the computer. Eye Saver has three main functions: blue light filter; eliminates the invisible flickering of the display backlight; reminds you to take breaks;.
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    3. CareUEyes is a very simple but useful program when it is about your eye care. The program comes with a very simple and clean interface and needs to technical knowledge. Even a novice computer user can download and use it easily.
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    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

    5. Form 1 Hour Software by skrommel, it can dim the screen by applying a transparent gray layer on top of your opened applications


    6. 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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    7. Brightness Controller easily allows windows users to set the brightness level of your LCD screen (It is very useful when your screen doesn't allow settings to be remembered without having to push many buttons on your screen!).

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.0.0, was released on 2003. It is no more available on the official website, but it can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine. It works on Windows 7 too.

      • Windows
      This advanced Windows app allows you to alter the screen shading according to the time of day, which is great if you work outside the normal hours, or if you need a lift in the afternoon. You can set the colour tints and your awake and sleep times.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      A desktop app that shows you how much time left in percentage.
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