AlternativeTo Logo

Twilight Alternatives

Twilight is described as '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' and is a popular color temperature tool in the system & hardware category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Twilight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is f.lux, which is free. Other great apps like Twilight are Redshift, LightBulb, Red Moon and Gammy.

Twilight 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 Twilight.
This page was last updated
Twilight iconTwilight
  50
  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

The app filters the blue spectrum on your phone or tablet after sunset and protects your eyes with a red filter. The filter...

Learn more about Twilight

  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.

    ⚫︎ Dark Modef.lux supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Main Window
    f.lux vs Twilight opinions
    Almost everyone thinks f.lux is a great alternative to Twilight.

    Well It has a very nice pause feature! Very easy to use, and 1 of the best apps I have ever seen like this!

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    4

    Great. Free. Lots of options.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0

    there is no brightness dimmer

    Negative comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0

    works well, nice pause feature, very customizable.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    -2
  2. Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeRedshift supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRedshift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ PortableRedshift can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
    Redshift vs Twilight opinions
    Most users think Redshift is a great alternative to Twilight.


  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightLightBulb consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableLightBulb is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableLightBulb can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLightBulb supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  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.

    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  5. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.

    Suggest and vote on features

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

    Screenshot


  6. RedshiftGUI icon

    RedshiftGUI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Suggest and vote on features

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    Main dailog
    RedshiftGUI vs Twilight opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    More customizable than F.Lux

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0
  7. 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.

    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  8. To schedule Night Light so it turns on automatically, select Start > Settings > System > Display > Night light > Night light settings.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeWindows Night Light supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Screenshot
  9. Desktop Dimmer icon

    Desktop Dimmer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.

    Suggest and vote on features

    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.

    Desktop Dimmer For Windows
  10. 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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSunsetScreen is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableSunsetScreen can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSunsetScreen consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Suggest and vote on features
    Main Window
    SunsetScreen vs Twilight opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments

    You can set the exact time to dim screens, just like Twilight, and it not only adjusts colour but dims screen brightness, too. Two things that the leading competitor, Flux, doesn't do.

    Positive comment ago
    Copy a direct link to this comment to your clipboard   
    If this Comment contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.

    0
Showing 10 of 35 alternatives