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Control the real brightness of monitors directly from your Mac
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DisplayBuddy lets you control the real brightness of your monitors directly from your Mac - no need to touch your clunky monitor buttons!

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It has been tested on a wide range of monitors from manufacturers such as Dell, Acer, LG, Samsung, BenQ & Asus, and works flawlessly with most displays.

DisplayBuddy is a full fledged display manager for Mac and can also control the volume for monitors with built-in speakers.


  • Control your monitor’s brightness & contrast directly from your Mac menu bar
  • Control the volume for monitors with built-in speakers
  • Switch monitor inputs (HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C etc) directly from the app, and even turn off displays
  • Synchronise brightness across multiple displays and effortlessly manage them with ease
  • Save settings across displays as Presets, and activate them later with a single click! Activate these presets directly from your desktop with widgets.
  • Control the real volume, input source, power and full remote of Samsung Smart montitors, like the Samsung M5, M7, M8 and ViewFinity S9.
  • Adjust the brightness of Sidecar, DisplayLink and Airplay displays
  • Take charge of all attributes of your displays such as Resolution and Rotation.
  • Designed for modern macOS, and looks great in both Light & Dark modes.


  • Full updated for the latest Apple Silicon (M1, M2, M3) and Intel Macs.
  • Works on macOS Big Sur (11) and above.


  • DisplayBuddy is a one-time purchase, starting at US $18.99.
  • DisplayBuddy is also available on Setapp - a collection of a highest quality Mac apps available for a flat subscription.
  • 10% discount available for students.
  • If DisplayBuddy doesn't work as expected, the Mac version offers a full refund within 7 days of purchase.

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Supported macOS

macOS 11 (Big Sur) and above


Starting $18.99

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