Some of the important features of the Night Mode Pro addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Night Mode Pro.
In short, Night Mode Pro is a browser extension to change the screen's luminosity (switch to Day/Night modes) when you surf the Internet. It is becoming more and more popular in apps and extensions for various devises as of late. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser.
7 Reasons to Use Night Mode Pro
With this addon you can easily change the brightness and contrast of your screen and adjust it to improve the readability of text, images and videos.
It works by applying a filter that can act as dimmer to darken the screen and ensures your eyes do not hurt. Our tests shows that it can effectively protect your eyes from excessive light.
Protect your eyes from hurting when the screen is too bright by dimming the light or vise-versa.
Easily switch the screen brightness to either Day or Night modes.
For Night Mode, the entire page will be fading to dark and all text colors will be adjusted to the dark color as well.
For Day Mode, the page and all text colors will be switched to normal.
If you have an Retina or AMOLED displays, you will also save battery!
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Night Mode Pro browser extension is essential for all those couch potatoes who enjoy watching movies, seasons and read blogs on their laptop/PC screens. Laptop or personal computer users who stare at their screens for prolonged hours are aware of the damaging effects this has on their eyes. Enabling this feature reduces the extra light on the screen, protects the user's eyes from harmful rays and illuminates the screen as per user's requirement. It makes the display on the screen easier on the eyes by loading off any excess bright light off the screen. Reduced pressure on the eyes is known to result in quality sleep and longer sleep hours.
As the name suggests, the extension is suitable for night mode as the light on the screen is dimmed to provide a darker but easy to view mode for night time screen watching. Not just the light but even the colors on the screen are adjusted accordingly. It aids in protecting your eyes against excessive light and from hurting due to too much brightness on the screen. When you switch the brightness to day mode (which is also an available option) the entire screen light is made to fit daylight mode and gives maximum visibility to the viewer. To switch between day and night modes, simply access the light bulb that appears on the tool-bar drop down popup. If the modes are not automatically activated on each page just press Ctrl+Shift+F11 on each page. An added benefit of this extension is that it reduces battery consumption when switched on since brightness that is adjusted to real-time requirements will drain much less battery. It can simply be installed from the Firefox add-ons store and is also available for the Opera Web Browser and Google Chrome as well. So, to avoid headaches and protect your ocular system against any added pressures or damages, install this friendly extension right away. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the desired Browser's icon to download the extension (you will be directed to the related addon store in order to download the addon).
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How to access to the settings?
This extension does not have any settings. However, the are options to change in the toolbar popup. Once you open the toolbar popup, You will see a two buttons at the top. The left one is for Day mode, where the screen is bright with original colors. The right one is night mode where the screen goes dark and all colors are inverted. In the middle there is a scrollbar, where you can adjust the brightness of your screen. If you scroll to the right the brightness will increase and scrolling to the left will decrease the brightness. At the bottom of the popup window, there is text field where you can see the current status of the extension and real-time value of the current brightness.
2. How can I darken the new tab page?
In order to darken the new tab page, you need to use a separate add-on, as all modern browsers have strict rules for customizing the new tab page. A lite and easy-to-use add-on to darken the new tab page is called: Dark New Tab. It is available for Chrome and Firefox browsers only. Since the Opera browser does not allow manipulating the new tab page, Dark New Tab add-on is not currently working for Opera. Please note that this addon is only affecting the new tab page in your browser, and does not have any impact on other pages.
3. How can I download the source code for Night Mode Pro?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What is new in this version?
To see the updates please visit "whats new in this version section" at the Firefox add-ons site or, see the update log section in Opera addons page.
5. How do I find and install the night mode extension for Firefox?
To install night mode for Firefox browser, please head to Firefox addon store, for Night Mode extension (you can find a link for Firefox addon store at top-right-corner on this page), once the addon is found simply click on the Add-to-Firefox button and it will be added to your browser. Please note, this extension is restart-less which means you do not need to restart your browser to complete the installation.
6. How do I find and install the night mode extension for Chrome?
To install night mode for Chrome browser, please go to Chrome web store (there is a link for Chrome web store at top-right-corner on this page), once the addon is found simply click on the Add-to-Chrome button and it will be added to your browser.
7. How do I find and install the night mode extension for Opera?
To install night mode for Opera browser, please go to Opera addon store (there is a link for Opera addon store at top-right-corner on this page) and search for night mode, once the addon is found simply click on the Add-to-Opera button and it will be added to your browser.
8. How do I uninstall the night mode extension from my browser?
To uninstall night mode extension, just go to your browsers addon settings page, find the extension and click on the uninstall button next to the addons icon. Please note, each browser has slightly different setting page for extensions, but uninstalling should be an easy task as there is no restart required for completely removing the addon.
9. How to switch to between Day or Night modes?
In order to switch to Day mode, simply open the toolbar-popup and click on the Lights-On-Icon at the top left corner. On the other hand, to switch to Night mode, click on the Lights-Off-Icon at the to right corner.
10. How to change the screen brightness?
As mentioned above in how to access settings section, please open the toolbar popup, once you find the slider in the middle of the window, adjust the slider to obtain desired brightness. Moving to the left will decrease the brightness and moving to the right will increase it up to 100 percent.
11. What is Night Mode Extension?
Night mode is a browser addon (extension) to fully protects your eyes against excessive light and illuminating from your monitor at night-time. Studies show that, excessive light can affect your sleep quality and duration at night. By using this extension you can easily adjust the light at day or night and make the monitor display be easier on your eyes. Too much light at night can damage the eyes in many ways. It has bad effects on both the cornea as well as lens. It can also damage the retina ()the black areea in the eye). Many research studies show that, good lighting is required for maximum comfort and productivity. It means providing enough illumination so that people can see documents (including text, images and videos) clearly but are not blinded by exessive high light levels.
12. What are the causes of exessive light on my eyes?
Bad lighting affects the ocular system and contributes to other problems such as headaches. These problems can occur when people trying to read or watch something at night and when the light is not fully asjusted to their eyes. The most common compaints people have when exposing to exessive light are: eyestain, eye irritation, dry and burning eyes, headaches and difficulity seeing the monitor (or other documents).
13. What are the characteristics of a good visual environment?
A good environment should posess 4 main factors: 1. have a sufficient light with the correct light direction and luminosity. 2. have a good contrast between your document (including text, image and video) and the background. 3. limits the glare in monitor as well as the extreme contrasts. 4. having the right type of lighting (in terms of color and eventness).
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