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Support f.lux on Windows

Flux will reduce the amount of blue light emitted by the screen which aids going to bed. As it stands, there is no support for color calibration to DisplayLink connected monitors. DCC/CI commands are supported, but there are issues that make it not a viable solution (http://superuser.com/questions/257606/is-there-a-work-around-to-configure-brightness-or-color-on-a-displaylink-monitor).

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      • pd commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I've been mistakenly stuck with a DisplayLink device without knowing I was purchasing one. The lack of F.lux support is the primary issue I have with the device. Reliably waking up from sleep is another issue, but the lack of F.lux due to color profiles is right up there as well.

        I'm looking around for laptop to multiple monitors solutions and at present, wherever I see DisplayLink I'm moving on quicklky due to the colour profiles issue.

        Can you provide an ETA on your progress on this? Your last update is half a year old.

      • Martin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would be wonderful to have it. I am even considering to use other alternatives. I am using three monitors one with Display Link, It is a huge difference for my eyes.

      • Viking commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        And I'm using Windows 7 which is still business Standard. Please make this work for Windows 7

      • Viking commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just set up a new Targus dockinstation that uses DisplayLink. Was really disappointed when I noticed that my f.lux isn't working and really considering returning the docking station because of it. When your eyes are used to f.lux, having full brightness all the time is really a pain

      • Alexander commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE update this!! I have three monitors and they are burning my eyes!!!!!! Thanks.

      • Thomas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Is there a hope that the color calibration feature will be available for Windows 7 users? Thanks

      • Ad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We are almost in 2017, any update guys? It was working before this W10 Anniversary update :/

      • Alex commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi,

        I am getting virus warning from my avast when landing on this place, on the favicon.ico. Maybe you guys should check that out.

      • Anthony commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I've just become a huge fan of flux with the late night work I do and was VERY disappointed to see issues on my machine that had DisplayLink attached!

      • Elo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would be very appreciated! Thanks for looking into it. I'm glad it's on the to-do. Is there anything we can test at the moment?

      • Brian G. Shacklett commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Could you provide us with any more information about the new interface in insider builds? I'd love to be able to track this more closely, or even be able to provide feedback via the feedback hub.

      • sergio commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What about users with windows 7? still many corporations have not migrated. Are you planning to integrate it there? or any other solution to reduce blue light during the night?
        Regards,

      • Luke commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I hope this is humming along, I use a docking station at work and a port replicator at home and it kills me to not be able to use flux working from home in the evenings. Glad to know it is planned at least!

      • Rowen Gunn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I work from a Lenovo MIIX 700 device with dual monitors setup. One monitor is powered by the intel adapter (which FLUX works on) and the other by my DisplayLink dock. The DisplayLink monitor doesn't support Flux sadly.

        Please let F.lux work on displaylink adapters. It REALLY helps with eye strain after spending 8-10 hours staring at a screen everyday.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi,,,

        is there any news on this? I am using displaylink docking station this would be a very welcome feature.

      • Tyler Holt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would love this on macOS as well. I specifically purchased the DisplayLink adapter to be able to add a vertical monitor to my setup and it is frustrating to have the colors/temp different with two monitors side by side. Thanks!

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