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    Redshift Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Redshift for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Redshift and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Redshift are RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source), Gammy (Free, Open Source), Iris mini (Freemium) and Desktop Dimmer (Free, Open Source).

    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.
      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.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      redshift seems to have limitations in windows
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    2. 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. 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      The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived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
      pros, cons and recent comments
      paco_crowley I was having some issues with Redshift (probably just me), and Gammy is the perfect replacement for it.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    4. Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.
    5. Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.

      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.



    6. Sets brightness, gamma levels and color temperature with Redshift on Cinnamon.
      QRedshift vs Redshift opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Redshift stopped working, installed qredshift applet and it works, also has better config options and interface.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    7. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Kumux is a dynamic circadian color scheme for code editors and other software. It adjust color temperature, color hues, contrast and brightness levels throughout the day based on the position of the sun.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby...
    8. Inspired by Redshift, Blueshift adjusts the colour temperature of your monitor according to brightness outside to reduce eye strain and make it easier to fall asleep when going to bed.

      Discontinued

      The last update is from 2017.

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