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    Shifty Alternatives

    Shifty is described as 'was made to expand the capabilities of the built in Night Shift feature in macOS. You can disable Night Shift for specific apps and custom time periods. It also provides easy access to a slider to fine tune your color temperature' and is a Color Temperature Tool in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shifty for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Shifty are Redshift (Free, Open Source), LightBulb (Free, Open Source), Red Moon (Free, Open Source) and RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022
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    Shifty was made to expand the capabilities of the built in Night Shift feature in macOS. You can disable Night Shift for...
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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.
    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.
    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.
    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.



    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. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.
    8. Whether you're a morning lark or night owl, SunsetScreen allows you to set the time of the sunset and sunrise, so you can have full control over your sleep cycle.
    9. NegativeScreen is a Windows application allowing you to invert your screen colors.
    10. Free software for eye protection and more! It protects your eyes while you are working on the computer. Eye Saver has three main functions: blue light filter; eliminates the invisible flickering of the display backlight; reminds you to take breaks;.
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