Some of the important features of the Color Temperature (Change Lux) 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 Color Temperature (Change Lux).
In short, Color Temperature (Change Lux) protects your eyes by adding a warm color to websites (i.e. at night time or when the ambient is dark). Using this addon you can avoid excessive light and also it makes you sleep much better by protecting you from the blue glow of your computer screen.
7 Reasons to Use Color Temperature (Change Lux)
Easily change the color temperature of your screen from cool to warm colors (fitted for day or night time).
Toolbar panel UI has required tools to adjust color temperature.
There is also an ON|OFF switch to easily switch the addon ON or OFF.
This addon applies color temperature to all websites, but you can add desired site(s) to a whitelist table to exclude them from whitelisting.
There are also keyboard shortcuts to enhance adding websites to the whitelist table.
Options page for this addon has several settings to adjust.
This add is available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Does using computer cause irritation to your eyes? Do you want to browse websites but your eyes don't allow you to? If yes, you should consider Screen Color Temperature add-on. Screen Color Temperature add-on is a perfect tool to add a warm color to websites and protects the eyes when the ambient is dark at night time. This add-on makes you avoid excessive light without reducing the brightness of your computer. You can sleep much better by avoiding the blue glow of your computer screen. Screen Color Temperature add-on is very simple to use. Just open the toolbar popup UI and turn the add-on ON and that's it. It is a very lite add-on and does not slow down your browsing either when starting or when browsing. Now, you can browse easily without reducing the brightness of your computer and putting a lot of pressure on your eyes.
The best thing about this add-on is that it is suitable for anyone. There is a default setting but it can be changed for each user. Since every user is not the same, settings cannot be similar as well. By default, the colors are 255 for red, 147 for green and 41 for blue. You can change these values and it will be auto saved in the memory for next usage. This add-on also allows for changing the opacity. Screen Color Temperature add-on supports almost all the popular browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Opera. But the add-on is also being developed for other browsers as well. If you are not satisfied with the results of the add-on, you can uninstall it very easily. Just go to the extension page and click uninstall/remove and it will be removed without requiring you to restart your computer. You can also report a problem or bug and help it make better.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Color Temperature (Change Lux)?
Color Temperature (Change Lux) protects your eyes by adding a warm color to websites (i.e. at night time or when the ambient is dark). Using this addon you can avoid excessive light and also it makes you sleep much better by protecting you from the blue glow of your computer screen. Working with this addon is very easy. Simply open the toolbar popup UI, turn on the addon and browse the web as you do normally. To get to know more about this app please read the review in SoftPedia.
2. How to access to the settings?
In order to open the settings for this addon, simply open the toolbar popup UI, and click on the - Open Options - button.
3. How can I download the source code for Color Temperature (Change Lux)?
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. How do I find and install the screen color temperature extension for Firefox?
To install screen color temperature for Firefox browser, please head to Firefox addon store, for screen color temperature 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.
5. How do I find and install the screen color temperature extension for Chrome?
To install screen color temperature 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.
6. How do I find and install the screen color temperature extension for Opera?
To install screen color temperature 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 screen color temperature, once the addon is found simply click on the Add-to-Opera button and it will be added to your browser.
7. How do I uninstall the screen color temperature extension from my browser?
To uninstall screen color temperature 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.
8. How to change colors with screen color temperature addon?
In order to change colors with screen color temperature, open toolbar popup UI, adjust red, green and blue colors as well as the opacity. All the changes are auto saved to the memory. The default colors are, 255 for red, 147 for green and 41 for blue. Also, the opacity is 30 percent. Opacity is for changing the color intensity for this addon.
9. What are the causes of blue light at night time?
Light and specially blue light, can suppress the secretion of melatonin. It also has some bad effects on your sleep. With Color Temperature (Change Lux), you can turn your screen to red (reddish color) for night time. Red light has the least power to shift circadian rhythm and suppress melatonin, and therefore is best for sleeping time.
10. What are the characteristics of a good visual environment?
A good environment should possess 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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