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Black Light for Mac

Adds visual effects to the screen.

$18.99
In English
4.0
Based on 2 user rates

Black Light overview

Black Light adds visual effects to your screen so your eyes can rest or for fun. Setup your effects and switch when needed with a hot key, at predetermined times, or based on the frontmost app.

What’s new in version 3.0

  • New clipping setting: add an amount of overexposure or underexposure.
  • New gamma shift setting: makes colors more washed out or more contrasty.
  • Can now define many effects and switch from one to another.
  • An effect applies to all screens, but the effect’s settings can be made different for each screen.
  • Effects can now have special inactivity settings used either when the pointer is on a different screen or when the Mac is left idle for a while. You can define how inactivity works in Black Light settings.
  • Timed Effects: set the time for an effect to activate automatically, or let Black Light track the sunrise or sunset time for you.
  • App Effects: associate effects with apps and Black Light will use the choosen effect whenever the app is in the foreground.
  • More hot keys: associate effects to hot keys and can change the current effect parameters using hot keys too.
  • Black Light now use gradual transitions when switching effect. Time for transitions can be changed in Black Light settings.
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Black Light for Mac

$18.99
In English
Version 3.0
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4.0

(3 Reviews of Black Light)

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Aargl
Aargl
Jan 16 2018
2.3.1
0.0
Jan 16 2018
0.0
Version: 2.3.1
Note on dev's site: "Black Light Screen Saver is now retired as it can no longer run with OS X 10.9 or later."
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Sep 17 2017
2.3.1
0.0
Sep 17 2017
0.0
Version: 2.3.1
It doesn't appear to have the ability to adjust effects according to the time of day. That makes it unacceptable for me since f.lux and Iris both do it.

It also doesn't appear to have slow transitions, meaning that effects are applied immediately when you enable it.

I don't want to sit down at my Mac in the evening and have to manually enable it, then have the screen suddenly dim.
Even worse would be the sudden change from dark to light in the morning when I manually disable it.
TeRRyZx
TeRRyZx
Nov 1 2013
1.8.1
3.0
Nov 1 2013
3.0
Version: 1.8.1
Interesting program that makes nice effects but it is WAY OVERPRICED for what it does. I'm sticking to the free version until that price get REASONABLE!!!
TeRRyZx
TeRRyZx
Nov 1 2013
3.0
Nov 1 2013
3.0
Version: null
Pearfalse
Pearfalse
Jun 25 2013
5.0
Jun 25 2013
5.0
Version: null