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Lunar for Mac

Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external display.

$23.00
In English
Version 6.7.13
3.4
Based on 8 user rates

Lunar overview

Lunar controls the same brightness that you can change by using the monitor's physical buttons.

  • Sensor-based Adaptive Brightness (and contrast) based on an external light sensor
  • Sync-based Adaptive Brightness (and contrast) based on the built-in light sensor of the Macbook or iMac
  • Location-based Adaptive Brightness (and contrast) based on the sunrise/sunset times in your location
  • App Exception list if you need more brightness for specific activities (watching movies, design work)
  • Individual settings per display
  • Manual controls and hotkeys for setting brightness and contrast that respect the min/max values per monitor

It doesn't interfere at all with the native adaptive brightness that macOS implements for the built-in display

It works well along Night Shift and True Tone (and f.lux if Gamma/Software controls are not used)

What’s new in version 6.7.13

  • Features
  • Allow HDR monitors to use the superior Apple Native brightness control instead of DDC on macOS Sequoia.
  • Fixes
  • Ignore displays named "Unknown Display" which may appear when the monitor's connection is not ready for DDC.
  • Improvements.
  • Ensure Software Dimming does dim the screen instead of whiten it when Invert Colors is enabled in Accessibility settings. This will force a white Overlay instead of Gamma dimming since gamma tables can't be inverted in a precise enough way.
  • Make sure menu does not end up behind the menu bar when that is set to autohide.

Lunar for Mac

$23.00
In English
Version 6.7.13
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3.4

(6 Reviews of Lunar)

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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 22 2024
6.7.2
4.0
Mar 22 2024
4.0
Version: 6.7.2
v6.7.3 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 22 2024
6.7.2
4.0
Mar 22 2024
4.0
Version: 6.7.2
$23 for Pro version, 14 day trial. Free version features: • DDC Controls • Sub-zero dimming • Fallback when DDC fails • Brightness keys support • Volume keys support • Command-line integration • Input switching • Multi-monitor support. - - Pro version adds 10 more features. See the Dev site for full details.
kihovat859
kihovat859
Jan 28 2023
5.9.5
1.0
Jan 28 2023
1.0
Version: 5.9.5
Doesn't work for me. Too cluttered.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Feb 5 2022
5.3.0
4.0
Feb 5 2022
4.0
Version: 5.3.0
NOTE: Versions 4.0 onward will NOT work with macOS 10.14. Stick with v3.2.3. There's an error in the coding for v3.2.3 that thinks it can be updated to v4.0.2. Do NOT do it, because the result is that Lunar 4 will ask for Accessibility permission, then permanently CRASH. Stick with v3.2.3. You can download v3.2.3 from the dev's website.
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Nov 20 2021
5.0.5
5.0
Nov 20 2021
5.0
Version: 5.0.5
For the first time, I can control the external monitor on my Mac M1 Mini. Awesome, and thanks for the great software!
drewway55
drewway55
Mar 11 2024
6.6.3
1.0
Mar 11 2024
1.0
Version: 6.6.3
makareim
makareim
Nov 17 2023
6.4.3
5.0
Nov 17 2023
5.0
Version: 6.4.3
kihovat859
kihovat859
Jan 28 2023
5.9.5
1.0
Jan 28 2023
1.0
Version: 5.9.5
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jan 6 2023
5.9.1
4.0
Jan 6 2023
4.0
Version: 5.9.1
sids
sids
Jan 4 2023
5.8.0
1.0
Jan 4 2023
1.0
Version: 5.8.0
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Nov 20 2021
5.0.5
5.0
Nov 20 2021
5.0
Version: 5.0.5
Rick6
Rick6
Sep 29 2021
4.9.5
5.0
Sep 29 2021
5.0
Version: 4.9.5
alinpanaitiu
alinpanaitiu
Sep 3 2021
4.8.4
5.0
Sep 3 2021
5.0
Version: 4.8.4