MonitorControl – Control your display's brightness like a native Apple Display

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  • MonitorControl

    🖥 Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display. Use Apple Keyboard keys or custom shortcuts. Shows the native macOS OSDs.

  • Lunar

    Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external monitors

    Also, if you want adaptive brightness and more automated controls, check out my Lunar app (https://lunar.fyi)

    An interesting tidbit: the DDC implementation of MonitorControl for M1 is actually based on Lunar's code and my research here (https://alinpanaitiu.com/blog/journey-to-ddc-on-m1-macs/)

    Since then, me and the MonitorControl devs have collaborated on creating some of the features that are present in both apps

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support. Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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