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[APP] AMOLED PWMfree

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Sep 29, 2021
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Summary:
  • A simple application that uses a transparent overlay to dim the device brightness, effectively removing PWM.
  • Download PWMfree

More Information:

Default brightness control:
  • FJ6ln5p.gif
  • YIbIOWt.png

PWMfree brightness control:
  • 3CmXgxz.gif
  • qyZrtt3.png
Please @Wootever
 
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jmh2002

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Axelindo

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Alguien que me pase la 1.1 porfa o la 1.3 no me deja descargar :,3

Translated by GT: Someone who passes me the 1.1 please or the 1.3 will not let me download:, 3
 
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jmh2002

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townkat

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hi all,

i used this app for several weeks on galaxy s5 (klte) with latest lineageos, thank you for it, and i think that there are some things that i did not really like at the method it uses, but i think i also found a better method

things i did not really like, the app is great, just the method:

1. it seems to loose some bit depth in color or even grays, it is most visible in gradients, i think it is the effect called banding

2. it uses some ram and processing power as it have a process continuously running in background and with this device it sometimes gets closed on more intense games (brightness jumps up when it closes)

3. it does seem to use more batery for me, i think more visible is with more agressive settings (higher system brightness)

my method, which i am using right now is to equally adjust the 3 sliders from color calibration page, settings>display>live display>color calibration
this is done instead of filter overlay, the rest of the method remains the same, adjusting the system brightness above problematic level

the advantage is that there seem to be no color bit loosing, nothing staying in ram, maybe even the battery usage seems better, simpler method if someone would make an app for it

the inconvenient is that it is not so easy accesible and there are 3 sliders instead of one


it would be really nice if someone could make an app with just one slider like pwmfree, that would adjust all 3 sliders from color calibration page simultaneously (of corse mantaining the proportion, i have them at the same level but maybe someone have calibration values, so it would also be nice not to loose the color calibration function)

extra features, not essential:
-maybe add it also to status bar under the default one
-or maybe even replace the default one
-of corse auto brightness could be also nice altough i personally do not use it often
-widgets, shortcuts with presets, one click certain value is set, or added/reduced
-default including it in lineageos would be a dream etc.

should i make a separate thread for this?

so, anyone? thank you all :)
 
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Marcose92

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Nov 25, 2021
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Version 1.3:
  • added proper notification layout for portrait and landscape mode.
  • adjusted brightness steps.
  • small bugfixes.
Version 1.2:
  • added shortcut to accessibility settings on first start.
  • fixed an issue with the rotation listener.
Version 1.1:
  • added simple interface with brightness slider and function toggle.
Version 1.0:
  • initial release.

Download:
Need apk pwmfree for s7 Edge
 

Orteegaone

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Olá, Qual a senha?

Translated by GT: Hi, What is the password?
 
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irfanhaider110

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Version 1.3:
  • added proper notification layout for portrait and landscape mode.
  • adjusted brightness steps.
  • small bugfixes.
Version 1.2:
  • added shortcut to accessibility settings on first start.
  • fixed an issue with the rotation listener.
Version 1.1:
  • added simple interface with brightness slider and function toggle.
Version 1.0:
  • initial release.

Download:
Hi There,,

Kindly Send Fresh Link For (Pwmfree_1.3. Apk
This Link is expired or data removed from this Site..

Thanks In Advance
 

PinWiPy

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Dec 21, 2021
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Version 1.3:
  • added proper notification layout for portrait and landscape mode.
  • adjusted brightness steps.
  • small bugfixes.
Version 1.2:
  • added shortcut to accessibility settings on first start.
  • fixed an issue with the rotation listener.
Version 1.1:
  • added simple interface with brightness slider and function toggle.
Version 1.0:
  • initial release.

Download:
I got it. Thanks.
 
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dragon..

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This app unfortunately doesn't work on the samsung a52 4g. Probably because the a52 has pwm even on full brightness. Can something be done to remove the flickering on this phone or maybe use another app?
 

PinWiPy

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Dec 21, 2021
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Version 1.3:
  • added proper notification layout for portrait and landscape mode.
  • adjusted brightness steps.
  • small bugfixes.
Version 1.2:
  • added shortcut to accessibility settings on first start.
  • fixed an issue with the rotation listener.
Version 1.1:
  • added simple interface with brightness slider and function toggle.
Version 1.0:
  • initial release.

Download:

I got it.
 
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    Summary:
    • A simple application that uses a transparent overlay to dim the device brightness, effectively removing PWM.
    • Download PWMfree

    More Information:

    Default brightness control:
    • FJ6ln5p.gif
    • YIbIOWt.png

    PWMfree brightness control:
    • 3CmXgxz.gif
    • qyZrtt3.png
    16
    Version 1.3:
    • added proper notification layout for portrait and landscape mode.
    • adjusted brightness steps.
    • small bugfixes.
    Version 1.2:
    • added shortcut to accessibility settings on first start.
    • fixed an issue with the rotation listener.
    Version 1.1:
    • added simple interface with brightness slider and function toggle.
    Version 1.0:
    • initial release.

    Download:
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    Small update, brightness can now be controlled from the notification bar:

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    @parser
    The overlay is managed by SurfaceFlinger and shouldn't cause any impact. The amoled panel seems to work identical with the contrast dimming and i would guess the battery usage is similar, but i can't tell for sure yet.

    As for the brightness slider, i think this can be placed on the notification bar instead, which should increase the usability.
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    @kimush
    Found the causing issue with the help of the android emulator.
    I updated the download link on the original post, please try if it's working correctly now.