DimScreen for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.1
  • 3.7
  • (1450)
  • Security Status

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Swati Mishra
Swati MishraUpdated 5 months ago

Change screen brightness with a click or a keyboard shortcut

DimScreen is a small app that easily changes the brightness of your screens. In laptops this is achieved thanks to two shortcuts (Fn and two function keys); it is in computers such as desktops, where these keys don't work or don't exist, that DimScreen proves its worth.

Since it does not require installation, the DimScreen executable can reside in any folder, such as the Home Folder. Right-clicking on the notification icon opens up the brightness selection menu, with ten different levels. To help you locate the icon, DimScreen will automatically light up the menu.

The keyboard shortcuts are really useful. They are configured in the Settings menu. They are a good substitute of the function keys in laptops. Also, DimScreen offers you the possibility of choosing the brightness level that will be activated when you start the program.


  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Initial brightness parameter
  • Works with all screens
  • Does not require installation


  • Does not assign shortcuts to specific percentages
  • Only ten brightness levels to choose from

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DimScreen for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.1
  • 3.7
  • (1450)
  • Security Status

User reviews about DimScreen

  • Damir Regoč

    by Damir Regoč

    It does dim the screen, but I don't have any control of it, no user interface, nothing. Feels stupid.

  • Yogeeta Bhoyroo

    by Yogeeta Bhoyroo

    In task manager, you'll get in under processes -> background processes, can end task from there

  • Moussa Habanbo

    by Moussa Habanbo

    downloaded firefox instead of real app , just another scammy adware app to ruin peoples computerss

  • Özgür Koza

    by Özgür Koza

    Well, the tool is really good and simple. Extreamly useful and one of my must-have tools on a daily basis.
    The only drawback of the tool I've se More

  • Kettlesimulator Joj

    by Kettlesimulator Joj

    Although this is version 1.0 which only supports your main monitor, the version 1.1 is amazing. You not have to install it as it's just a normal exe y More

  • Thetreetroll

    by Thetreetroll

    Use it every night Much better then changing setting back and forth


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