Vivid - Double your Brightness, System-Wide

Jordi Bruin
59 ratings

Vivid doubles the brightness of your displays, system-wide!

The new MacBook Pros and the Pro Display XDR have displays that can go up to 1.600 nits of brightness. By default these levels of brightness can only be reached when watching HDR videos or by using Metal applications. Until now.

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If you enjoy using Vivid - and you want to give the right side of your display some extra brightness too - you can purchase a one time license.

After your purchase you will receive an email with your license key. You can also find this at


☀️ Use your MacBook Pro outside in the bright sun

😎 Raise the max brightness from 500 to over 1.000 nits

⌨️ Use your regular brightness keyboard keys to adjust brightness

🎚 Easily toggle Vivid on and off with custom keyboard shortcuts

🌓 Splitscreen Mode™ (to really see the difference)

🖱 Right click the menu bar icon to toggle Vivid

🔦 Option to only brighten your active window

Also check out for more information.

And here's a demonstration video where Ben shows Vivid on a MacBook Pro and a Pro Display XDR.

If you made a purchase but did not receive your license key, please visit, click on Vivid and view it there.

If you have any questions or run into any issues, please contact us at

🇨🇳 Note for Chinese customers, in order to validate your license you may need to use a VPN as the Gumroad licensing server can't be reached in China

59 ratings
  • Purchase a lifetime Vivid license

  • Size
    7.03 MB
  • Supported MacBooks
    MacBook Pro 2021 (with M1)
  • Supported External Displays
    Pro Display XDR
  • Supported OS
    Monterey (Ventura in beta)
  • Purchase a lifetime Vivid license
  • Size7.03 MB
  • Supported MacBooksMacBook Pro 2021 (with M1)
  • Supported External DisplaysPro Display XDR
  • Supported OSMonterey (Ventura in beta)


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