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    PangoBright Alternatives for Mac

    PangoBright is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Redshift, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PangoBright and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PangoBright are Iris mini (Freemium), Desktop Dimmer (Free, Open Source), Iris (Freemium) and NightTone (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022

    1. Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.
    2. 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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    3. Enables darker-than-dark Desktop dimming for your displays. - Small resource footprint, minimal User Interface. - Settings are persisted and restored per-Display without any configuration.

      Discontinued

      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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      Works great on my linux machine
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. 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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    5. NightTone makes your screen more comfortable, enjoyable and healthier by shifting the colors of your display to a warmer, eye-friendly palette. It makes you sleep and feel better.
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      • 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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    6. FREE and simple screen shader app. Complete multiple display support, including latest OS X. • Five presets. Easy to change too. • Multiple monitor support, even on latest macOS. • Quickly detects all monitor changes. • Fine control.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Shady puts a shade over your screen to help soothe your tired or dazzled eyes. You can use it to reduce your Mac's brightness far below the usual minimum, without any risk of damage to your screen.
    7. Nocturne is simple app for switching a computer to night vision mode. It has a few tricks up its sleeve: color correction, window shadow toggling, and background removal.

      Discontinued

      The project has been abandoned. Last version, 2.0.0, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from Google Code Hosting

    8. Lumen - magic auto brightness based on screen contents. You control Lumen simply by using your brightness keys - it'll automatically learn your preferences.
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