Alternative products to f.lux


Adjusts your computer's display to adapt to the time of day

15 alternative products to f.lux

Look Up for Mac

Reduce eye strain & exhaustion with the 20-20-20 Rule

ben Watanabe- 96 Problems
edit: meant to reply to the last comment again…
Apple App Store
A #1 Ranked Health App in the USA App Store in 2015 Code code, design designs, and doing what you do with fresh your eyes. Let Look Up's small reminders help you follow the 20-20-20 rule, a rule recommended by: • The National Eye Institute • The Mayo Clinic • Lifehacker Get Look Up to ensure eye health, help set steps towards your goals eve… See more


f.lux for Philips Hue bulbs

Apple App Store
Brilliance brings the outside world into your home through Philips Hue lights. Set your location, choose what kind of lighting you want: sunlight, weather-based, urban lighting, northern lights, and more, set a schedule to turn the lights on and off, then sit back and enjoy your lights without having to fiddle with an app or dimmers. * Keep Hue lights in sy… See more


The night vision for the web. Read easier on the eyes.

Wilbert Liu- I live upon what I believe
Hello product hunters! Here i announce you what i made on the weekend. Yeah, it's my side project, to solve pain in my eyes when reading much blog posts, especially at night. After tweeting to some people (more on it later, maybe on some blog post? 😊), i've decided to make it available for everyone, also the source code, so everyone could be happy to use … See more

Window Focus

Highlight active apps & dim your screen

Apple App Store
Window Focus is a super useful and beautiful app that helps you focus on what’s important. The app highlights the current working window and dims all the others in the background. If you want to concentrate on a task at hand on your Mac, Window Focus is an absolutely essential app. By highlighting the window you are currently working on and have open, all o… See more


Colored light filter, screen dimmer & brightness control

Apple App Store
#Featured on Mashable, ProductHunt, OcularPrime and many more: 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. It's perfect for everyone's health, especially for people with visual perception problems, light sens… See more


Dim your web browser down past Apple's lowest settings

Apple App Store
Moonlight is a web browser that can dim the screen even lower than the lowest limitation of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Iris mini

Software for eye protection, health and productivity

Mark- Developer
While everyone's singing the praises of f.lux, Iris is even better. I can't knowledgeably compare the differences but the creator of Iris has (
Ilko Kacharov
A good alternative to f.lux software which was recommended above. Iris combines all tips, tricks and medical researches for eye health and eye protection. It reminds you to take short breaks on regular intervals, makes your monitor better and improves your sleep.


The best way to change resolutions on your Mac

Noah- Co-Founder, ThnkDev
Hi ProductHunt 😺! We're such a huge fan of this community and have discovered so many great products here. We wanted to give back and offer 50% off 💸 QuickRes! In our latest update we've added brand new Touch Bar support so now you can access all your resolutions right from your Touch Bar! You should also check out our new list of supported resolutions (se… See more

Shady for Mac

Pull a virtual shade over your screen, rest your eyes

porterbayne- Cofounder/CEO, Antenna
I use an external monitor all of the time, but they're super bright, and a super-pain to adjust. Shady is a light, free-as-in-beer program that casts an overlay on your screen and makes it super simple to adjust brightness up and down. Saves my eyes, all day long.

Screen Tint

Reduce the brightness of your Mac’s screen

Apple App Store
Screen Tint is a handy utility app that is designed to reduce the brightness of your Mac’s screen, proving particularly useful for users with sensitive eyes and for those that wish to use their Mac in a darker environment, but find that their screen’s brightness to be too harsh. We recommend to use a warm tint when working at night and a cool tint for worki… See more


Change brightness by time of day

Sam Aljamal- Intelligent Apps
Hey ProductHunt. Thanks for taking a look. Did you know that night-time exposure to blue light keeps people up late? Did you know that exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue? What really separates FlexBright from anything else on the market is the "Smart Eye Strain Calculator". FlexBright will continuously moni… See more

What are the must-have menu bar apps for Mac?

Asked by Matti HeubnerHead of Marketing at Vyte
Bartender 2 - Organize and hide menu bar items on your Mac
"more space for more apps!"
f.lux - Adjusts your computer's display to adapt to the time of day
"Can't go a day without f.lux"
Caffeine - Keep your Mac from going to sleep
"This one is brilliant. Prevents you from digging around in the system preferences when you want to change how long until the screen goes bl… See more

What's the best Mac app?

Asked by Will Feldman
CleanMyMac 3 - Clean, optimize, and maintain your Mac.
"Since you're getting ready to download a bunch of new stuff, you'll need this. It's awesome. Saves space, runs easily, great design. I'm a … See more
f.lux - Adjusts your computer's display to adapt to the time of day
"I'm trying out Apple's Night Shift beta and it sucks. Too cold for me. F.lux has been my hero for years."

Is there an app which can make my make go to sleep at a specific time?

Asked by ArNz|8o8
f.lux - Adjusts your computer's display to adapt to the time of day
"Love f.lux reminders. It doesn't make your computer go to sleep, but in addition to reducing blue light, it tells you "You are waking up in… See more

What are your favourite Mac apps?

Asked by Ivan DimitrovGrowth Hacker @ pCloud
Alfred - Never use your mouse again
"Spotlight Search on Steriods! Makes me a lot more productive and is probably among the first few apps I would install on a new Mac."
Things 3.0 - Complete revamp of the original, award-winning task manager
"It's really great, But they slam you on the price having to buy it for Desktop, Ipad, and Iphone. ( Almost $100) across the same eco-system… See more
Tweetbot 4 - The Twitter app w/ personality, reimagined for iOS 9 & iPad
"Best Twitter experience on macOS"
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