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Windows 10, 8, 7 Night Mode

A universal night mode for Eclipse, Sublime, Atom, VSCode, Chrome, ... <ANYTHING>

I do code for a living, lots of it, and night mode experience has always been subpar.

You may set your development IDE to a night theme but everything else would still be regular and hence ultimately would create more eye strain, but I have found the perfect solution:


Thais fantastic utility that you can download here is a blanket solution. It inverts your whole desktop using a smart conversion metric to keep colors still same, i.e. red is still red, images of course look funny but for text (i.e. programming) it is fantastic.

I find it soo useful that I have donated, you should too :)

My Tweaked Matrix

NegativeScreen comes with a companion tool ColorMatrix Viewer that allows you to visually create your own night mode conversion matrix, below is mine which is based on 'Smart Inversion Alt 2b' but the blacks are lightened which I find helps with overall text readability.

# 'Smart Inversion Alt 2b' with lightened blacks
Smart Inversion Alt 2b (danielsokolowski)=
{  0.390, -0.620, -0.620,  0.000,  0.000 }
{ -1.210, -0.220, -1.220,  0.000,  0.000 }
{ -0.160, -0.160,  0.840,  0.000,  0.000 }
{  0.075,  0.075,  0.075,  1.000,  0.000 }
{  1,  1,  1,  0.000,  1.000 }

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