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Shady Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Shady for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Shady and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Shady are Redshift, Iris mini, Desktop Dimmer and Kumux.

Shady 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 Shady.
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  • 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...

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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.

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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.

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  3. Iris mini icon

    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.

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    Desktop Dimmer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  5. Kumux

    • 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.

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  6. 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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    Brisync

    • 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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  8. 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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  9. myPoint Shade icon

    myPoint Shade

    • Mac

    Stop burning your eyes!.

    myPoint supports both Common shade for all screens and Per screen shade.
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    Nocturne

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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

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