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Redshift is described as 'adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime' and is a very popular color temperature tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Redshift for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Redshift are RedshiftGUI, LightBulb, Red Moon and Gammy.

Redshift 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 Redshift.
This page was last updated Mar 16, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

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

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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.

    f.lux vs Redshift opinions
    Almost everyone thinks f.lux is a great alternative to Redshift.

    redshift seems to have limitations in windows

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    f.lux is fantastic! I've been using it for about a year now, and my eyes have never felt better. It's incredibly important to protect your eyesight when you're staring at a screen all day.

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  2. RedshiftGUI

    • 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.

    Most users think RedshiftGUI is a great alternative to Redshift.


  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.

    Almost everyone thinks LightBulb is a great alternative to Redshift.
  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.

    Almost everyone thinks Red Moon is a great alternative to Redshift.
  5. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

    Gammy vs Redshift opinions
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    I was having some issues with Redshift (probably just me), and Gammy is the perfect replacement for it.

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  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. Midnight Lizard web-extension for Google Chrome™ and Mozilla Firefox™ provides custom color schemes for all websites.

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