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SunsetScreen

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.

Avg rating of 3.8 (5)| 7 comments

What is SunsetScreen?

SunsetScreen is a free Windows app (for personal use) which helps take the glare off your your screen in the evening. Scientific research has shown that melatonin - the chemical the brain makes late in the day - is reduced when exposed to blue light. By tempering this blue light, it becomes easier to wind down properly at night, and thus have a more restful sleep.

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.

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SunsetScreen Features

  1.  PortableSunsetScreen can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  2.  LightweightSunsetScreen consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.

SunsetScreen information

  • Developed byDaniel White
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingOne time purchase (perpetual license) that cost about $5.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.8
  • Alternatives48 alternatives listed

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  • English

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Our users have written 7 comments and reviews about SunsetScreen, and it has gotten 30 likes

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This used to be a great freeware application all the way up to and including version 1.28. The interface and settings actually make sense, as opposed to f.lux. No unnecessary animations, no phoning home for geolocation (instead you are free to set your own time frame - as it should be). Can be easily tuned to your liking - color temperature, color hue, hotkeys... It's the best.

However, the developer gave in to the temptation of a business opportunity (and I don't buy that this program is the only source of their income as they imply on the official site). Therefore, later versions introduced the spyware freemium model. If you don't mind using an older version, you can still obtain the freeware SunsetScreen v1.28 using Web Archive.

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Way easier to use then f.lux and works great!

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Shojimeguro
  
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  • Portable, Customizable, and More Control than f.lux
  • Classical User Interface

[Edited by Shojimeguro, January 19]

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joseprincesita1997
  
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no la he probado aun,pero segùn las opiniones tiene buena pinta

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JordanPT
  
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Not as polished as f.lux, but it is way more customizable and gives more control. Plus you can access the full tint range without rebooting. It'd be nice if it had the "Disable for an Hour" or "Disable until Sunrise" options for when I only need a temporary change and don't want to forget to turn it back on, but it's a small sacrifice in exchange for getting all the other features.

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JordanPT
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Not as polished as f.lux, but it is way more customizable and gives more control. Plus you can access the full tint range without rebooting. It'd be nice if it had the "Disable for an Hour" or "Disable until Sunrise" options for when I only need a temporary change and don't want to forget to turn it back on, but it's a small sacrifice in exchange for getting all the other features.

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simple to use, adjustable hours, good for someone with variable work hours like me.

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Tags

  • lighting
  • sleep-better
  • custom-time-settings
  • brightness-setting
  • insomnia
  • monitor-colors
  • eye-strain

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    ajcrDownvoted a comment on SunsetScreen
    no la he probado aun,pero segùn las opiniones tiene buena pinta
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    ajcrUpvoted a comment on SunsetScreen
    This used to be a great _freeware_ application all the way up to and including version 1.28. The interface and settings actually make sense, as opposed to f.lux. No unnecessary animations, no phoning home for geolocation (instead you are free to set your own time frame - as it should be). Can be easily tuned to your liking - color temperature, color hue, hotkeys... It's the best. However, the developer gave in to the temptation of a business opportunity (and I don't buy that this program is the only source of their income as they imply on the official site). Therefore, later versions introduced the spyware freemium model. If you don't mind using an older version, you can still obtain the freeware SunsetScreen v1.28 using [Web Archive](https://web.archive.org/web/20180705094720/https://www.skytopia.com/software/sunsetscreen/).
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