Will it work with my display?
DisplayBuddy talks to your monitor using the DDC specification. If you've a monitor that was manufactured in the last 10 years or so, there's a very high chance it will work great with DisplayBuddy! Most users using monitors from brands like Dell, LG, BenQ, Acer and Samsung use DisplayBuddy to control their displays.
Do you offer a free trial?
On Mac: You can purchase and try DisplayBuddy risk-free, and it doesn't work for you, we'll refund your purchase, no questions asked.
Windows: You can try DisplayBuddy for free for 7 days on the Microsoft Store.
How many Macs can I run this on?
Your license is valid for use on upto 1 Macs you own with the Single license. There are also Personal (2 Macs) and Team (5 Macs) licenses available.
Are Apple Silicon Macs supported?
Yes, Apple Silicon (M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, M1 Ultra & M2, M2 Pro, M2 Max) Macs are supported, and can control external display brightness, contrast and volume using DDC. You can also use DisplayBuddy to adjust the iMac screen brightness or the Apple Studio Display / Pro Display XDR Brightness.
Note: DDC on the HDMI port in M1 Macs doesn't work yet, because it doesn't forward DDC commands to the display for a currently unknown reason. Displays connected to the Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports work fine with DDC, and the HDMI port of M2 Macs also work fine.
How can I download the latest version?
You can click the settings icon in the bottom right of DisplayBuddy and select "Check for Updates" to automatically get the latest version. You can also get the latest version of DisplayBuddy here.