Mac OS X has also introduced the Night Shift feature which is nothing but the blue light filter. The function of the night shift is basically to turn on the blue light filter on the operating system and help improve sleep of users who use PC till late night. Almost all major operating system platforms have included the blue light filter in their ecosystems.
What is this blue light filter? Computer or mobile screens have a bluish hue in their back light. After several years of exhaustive research, scientists from different parts of the world have found out that blue light disturbs sleep by hyper activating the eyes and the nervous system. This is one reason why why can not sleep even if we are tired. The blue light has been found to stimulate nerves and the brain simultaneously and deprives sleep. Since, health is the biggest priority of human life, every gadget manufacturing company have started using blue light filter software in their devices.
When the blue light filter is turned on, a reddish hue filter is applied on the back light and the overall color warmth is increased to some extent. Blue light filters have been found to improve sleep to a good extent. You can turn on Night Shift mode on Mac OS X whenever you require. You can also schedule the time stamps when the night shift mode will turn on or off.
Steps To Enable Night Shift On Mac OS X
1. First of all, tap on Apple icon. Now click About this Mac.
2. Now, the Macintosh HD opens. Click on the Display tab. When the storage is being calculated, you can simply tap on Manage option.
3. Next, click on Display Preferences. Check the above image for reference.
4. As the Built-in Retina display preferences open, you will find the Night shift mode. You can choose the schedule menu, if you want to schedule the turning on or off of the night shift. You can also set manual timestamps and even specify the color warmth to be applied during night shift. Once, you are done, click on