Screen Filter

Screen Filter

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

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Pros
  • Widgets to toggle on/off brightness presets
  • Easy to configurate
  • Brightness profiles
  • Tasker/Locale plug-in
Cons
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Expert's Review
9.0
Awesome

"Dude, you don't need that blinding screen"

Reviewed by / Aug 12, 2011

Screen Filter reduces the brightness of your screen at your whim

As you change your location lot of times throughout the day, you don't always need your screen brightness at 100%. When you're soft-light places, you can reduce the brightness in order to save battery and protect your eyes. You can do it manually from the default settings to your Android, but it's a bit annoying doing it all the time.

Thanks to screen filter (and its widgets to toggle on/off) you can do it just with one tap. You can create as many widgets as you need and set the percentage of brightness that you need. This way, you can set preset brightness levels, that means: a given brightness for when you're at office, at home, in the streets (by day or by night).
What's more it has some extra features: it allows you to disable soft-key backlight (doesn't work on all phones though), and tasker/locale plug-in to set the level based on time/place/ etc.

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Developer's original description available here
Applies a shade that acts as a dimmer to ensure your eyes don't hurt. Far more powerful than Android's built-in brightness setting. Great for low-light gaming, web browsing, and eBook reading. It even saves battery life for AMOLED displays!

More features:
- Widgets: Easy access to preset brightness levels.
- Tasker/Locale Plug-in! Set brightness based on time/place/etc. To disable, configure for 100% brightness.
- Brightness slider uses logarithmic scale for fine-grained control.
- Drag the app icon to your desktop to use for toggling on/off.
- Prompts to confirm very low brightness settings.
- Option to disable soft-key backlight (does not work on all phones).

NOTE:
*** If you accidentally make your screen go BLACK ***
1. Pull your battery or (Nexus7) hold power button for 10 seconds
2. Uninstall the app to reset your bad brightness setting
3. Reinstall the app and use it normally again

This app will always be free! If you want to show your appreciation, please donate to Wikipedia on my behalf (and let me know you did):

https://donate.wikimedia.org

Thank you! Email me if you have any other problems or questions I haven't mentioned.

Recently changed in this version

- Fixes for KitKat
- Nicer status icon
- Updated UI theme

Help translate this app into your language! Go here: http://goo.gl/3Ex6Ia

Known issues:
- Clicking "install" in Android Market/Google Play does not work when filter is on
- Soft-key backlight control does not work on all phones
- Brightness pulses slightly when switching activities


Lists with Screen Filter

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Comments and ratings for Screen Filter
  • (72)

    by Trahloc on 17/11/2012

    Nothing beats this app for reading before going to sleep. Ever android device I've ever owned has this installed. Can't wait until dev fixes it to work with 4.2.

  • (72)

    by Anna Linn on 23/06/2014

    Nice App

  • (72)

    by Aakash Ramdharne on 23/06/2014

    Best screen filtering app...

  • (72)

    by Brett Henning on 23/06/2014

    This app (and the widgets) are extremely useful. I have always felt that the minimum brightness on most android phones was too bright when in the dark. This app solves that. My only complaint is that the Developer made the percentage down to 0.1. Why? My OCD likes round numbers, and it's impossible to have the filters as whole numbers. I don't want to see 14.7 and 39.9, I want to see 15 and 40.

  • (72)

    by Islamoorr Z on 23/06/2014

    Bravo

  • (72)

    by Kara Nicole on 23/06/2014

    Tablets phone its perffff

  • (72)

    by gaurav dwivedi on 22/06/2014

    Ussing from last week... It is amazing yet