Screen Filter Alternatives

    Screen Filter is described as 'Applies a shade that acts as a dimmer to ensure your eyes don't hurt. Far more powerful than Android's built-in brightness setting. Great for low-light gaming, web browsing, and eBook reading. It even saves battery life for AMOLED displays!'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Screen Filter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Screen Filter are Redshift (Free, Open Source), LightBulb (Free, Open Source), Red Moon (Free, Open Source) and RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 5, 2019

    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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      f.lux vs Screen Filter opinions
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      What makes it so good is that it's so versatile. You can set it and forget it. Or if you decide to watch a movie, and you don't want the screen dimmed, you can temporarily turn it off. I've used other screen filters, but F.Lux is the best by far!
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    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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    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.
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    5. 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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    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.
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    7. Adjust the brightness of all monitors, screens and displays.
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    8. 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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    9. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.
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