If you work in a dark room or struggle with eye strain and headache, Simple Screen Shade will dim your displays - this way, it will care for your health and comfort.
The black shade mitigates bright and vivid colors, while the white one reveals details in dark pictures. The green shade will relax your eyes when you read and write a lot. Using the predefined shade samples will speed up the selection of the appropriate shade color.
The app doesn't change the monitor settings. Instead, it places translucent layers and dims your desktop and running applications. Thus it will dim the monitors even more than the hardware limit.
  • Dim all monitors with a common all-screens shade.
  • Additional per-screen shade for up to four monitors.
  • Shade includes level and color.
  • Change the shade level without leaving the active application - via hotkeys or from a menu in the menu bar extras.
  • Full-screen support.
  • Eye care: the shade will fade in and out in half a second.
  • Customizable hotkeys to handle the app.
  • Able to start automatically at user login.
  • Support multiple users, screens, and desktops.
  • Built on Apple's security paradigm sandboxing - reducing the threat of rogue code and malicious software.
  • The shade level is limited up to 90%.
  • We respect your privacy. Our apps do not collect or submit any data.
  • When the app is running, no icon is shown in the Dock. The control is through a menu in the menu bar extras.
  • Simple Screen Shade is designed for maximum simplicity and ease of use.
    If you prefer more features and settings, please consider myPoint Shade. It includes two more shade tools: "Shade application assistant" and "Dim other screens".
  • The app is built as a Universal Application, so it will run natively on both Intel and Apple Silicon computers.
  • If you have an inquiry or need help tuning up our app, please drop us a line at We will reply in 24 hours.
What's new in version 1.7:
Sample shades fixes.
VoiceOver fixes.
UI improvements and optimizations.
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