First look: Night Shift mode comes to Mac in latest macOS Sierra beta

“As rumored, Apple included a new Night Shift mode — borrowed from iOS — in the recently released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta, promising a low blue light viewing experience for nighttime computer work,” AppleInsider reports.

Night Shift is designed to cut down on eye strain and sleeplessness. According to sleep researchers, the bright blue light emitted by your iOS devices during the evening hours can keep you awake past beddy-bye time. With Night Shift, you’ll likely be able to continue working with your Mac at night and still be able to fall asleep without much issue.

Check out what the feature looks like and how to activate it in AppleInsider’s latest video installment.

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Works just like Night Shift for iOS on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (in iOS, Night Shift controls are in Utilities > Display & Brightness > Night Shift).

Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 1 with Night Shift for Mac, other new features – January 24, 2017


    1. Will likely make it there for the public release. Maybe in Notification Center or for sure the display control shortcut up top in finder. Considering how much real estate they dedicated to it in iOS control center, would be surprised if they kept buried in utilities. Keeping it out of system preferences for testing makes troubleshooting easier.

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