Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen? During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun.
f.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day. It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.
f.lux 4.62 changelog:
- Clicking the graph now shows you the “advanced” three-slider mode. A second click previews (like it used to).
- New darkroom hotkey: Alt-Shift-End
- Maps display uses a newer browser version for Google Maps compatibility
- Starting f.lux from the start menu shows the app again
- Multiple monitor disable now uses color profile
- 0 latitude is now allowed
- Adjusted long fade timing just a bit
- Hue brightness is re-calibrated (somewhat brighter)
- Disable for remote desktop now works faster
- Stops showing app window on Alt+Shift+PgDn
- More accurate “disable” timing
- Options menu now reports more monitor info
- Fixed a crash bug in the way we use Windows Location (thanks Microsoft app compatibility team)
- Better crash reporting (it is optional to send)
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