Sunday, March 23, 2014

New Website Online!


We are celebrating this week the launch of our new website! The website has a clean, simple and minimal design. And we know our users will love this as much as we do. www.turnoffthelights.com

What's new on this website? Here a brief overview of the pages on our website:

Store
On this page can buy affordable merchandise of our Turn Off the Lights brand. You can buy a mens tees, ladies tees, hoodies, hats, bags, stickers, mugs, scarf, watches and more. Also you can easily change the color and the size of your T-shirt. And all the merchandise can be shipped worldwide for free.

Browser
The most popular and free browser extension can be found on this page. You can download the extension for all major browsers and you can read more about all the features in this extension. E.g. the YouTube customization such as the Auto HD, Auto Play or Auto Wide mode. But also the atmosphere lighting, dynamic background, eye protection,... etc.

Desktop
One of the new application that you can download to your desktop computer. This application makes it possible to dark your desktop and highlight your movie player program. The app has the same high-quality user experience as the browser extension, but for PC users.

Tablet
The most mobile application for on to go, on a train or bus, ... or anywhere else. With this app you can watch comfortable a YouTube video in HD quality, and dark the rest of the page.
Browse the website is also better than ever with the use of the Night Mode feature. This feature converts the white CSS background to black with a single click on the night switch.

Support
Have a question or need help how to change a setting? You can find it on the support page with a list of the most asked questions and answers.


We hope that you will enjoy browsing our new site, and we would love to hear your feedback about our new site. Your feedback will help us improve the quality of our information and products. We will take your feedbacks seriously and do what we can to satisfy our users.

Please help us celebrate by sharing our new site with your friends and please don't forget to support our work!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Ambient Aurea is now available on Windows 8!


Stefan introduces a new Windows Store App, Ambient Aurea. It's made viewing photos more pleasant and give the photo a more sense of depth. Ambient Aurea is the only and unique app that defines the viewing of photos in a whole other dimension. The engine and the experience behind this application is coming from the technology in the Ambient Aurea browser extension, where it is written in pure HTML5 code.

Get Ambient Aurea for Windows 8.1 »
To receive this new app, go to the Windows Store. Open your start menu and tap or click on the Windows Store tile. And check in the photo category.

Where your photos come to life
When you select a photo in the modern gallery, you will see an enlarged photo in the background that is completely blurred and unclear. And on top of this, you see your original taken photo in the center of the screen. That distance between the nearest and farthest objects in the background, make this sense of depth. What makes this so a stunning photo.

Ambient Aurea - Girl portrait

Ambient Aurea - Clothing Mode
Movement in time
Also it possible to play your favorite video inside Ambient Aurea Windows Store app. Ambient Aurea will update every time the blurred background, when the video file is still playing.

Ambient Aurea - Playing a video file

When you play a video in the video player, the following option is also available in the bottom app bar:

  • Stabilisation
  • Tracks
  • 3D stereo
  • Play to target device
  • Loop

Modern Gallery
Ambient Aurea read all the picture and video files in your default Pictures folder. Default it detect .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif for the photo file types and for the video file types .avi, .mp4, .mpeg and .wmv.

Everything in this photography app makes your photo more vivid than a regular photo viewer. And with this amazing new app, you can test this experience even today for a free trial.

Get Ambient Aurea for Windows 8.1 »


To receive this new app, go to the Windows Store. Open your start menu and tap or click on the Windows Store tile. And check in the photo category.

Friday, December 27, 2013

2013 A Year To Be Proud Of

2013 was a fast year. There are things you have seen and are then removed from the internet. Example such as the iGoogle homepage, Google black toolbar. Here an overview of my activities in 2013:
Today I am still a Chrome TC (English) and Mentor in the Chrome Help Forum. Helping new Chromie users and guide the Rising Stars in the best help forum.

The year 2014 will be a big surprise for all users and a big smile to educate. Thanks also everyone who uses my products and please don't forget to support my work.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Introduces the Night Mode

Stefan updated today the Turn Off the Lights browser extension to v2.3 and introduce a new great feature.
Overall, this browser extension has more than 50 amazing features inside. Such as the Atmosphere Lighting, Dynamic Background, Eye Protection and the customizable options for the YouTube website. That included the AutoHD and AutoWide mode.

The Night Mode
This new feature helps you easily make the page more darker with a single click on the Night Mode button, that is located bottom left of the page. When you click on the button, it automatically replaces the white (CSS) background for example in the YouTube website to a black background color.

This feature is compatible for YouTube and the Google Search website. Default this feature is disabled for existing users, but to use this feature enable the Night Mode in the Turn Off the Lights option page.


Try it now on Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Safari and Maxthon!

Support my continued development by making a small contribution. And we'd love to hear your feedback!
Please don't forget to share this news with everyone and rate my browser extension to 5 stars!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Aurora Player The Most Colorful Video Player Ever


The new Aurora Player is everything about the Aurora Player was and more, with an improved engine of the atmosphere lighting.

Get Aurora Player for Windows 8.1 »
To receive the update now, go to the Windows Store. And tap or click the notification about Updates in the upper-right corner of the Windows Store.

Features

Play your favorite video with an atmosphere lighting around the player. This will you give you immerse viewing experience.
Aurora Player supports the most used media file types: ".wmv", ".mp4", ".mov", ".avi", ".mpeg".


Media Controls

In the app bar you can change the player status, mute the sound, play the next or previous video or seek in a part of the video.

Custom Background

Don't likes the black background? You can change to an other solid color or even your own desktop wallpaper.

Stars

With one click you can add/hide stars around the video player.

Playlist

When you move this app in the side of your screen (know as the snapped mode). You can see easily all your videos in that playlist.
Want to delete a video from the playlist, hold you mouse for about three seconds on an item. The delete button will come visible.

New Player Features

The atmosphere lights engine is improvement, the previous version have a light source calculation for 4. And now it has more then 36 sources. It's an increase six times of the previous version.

When you pause a video, it quietly decrease the amount of lights until the value is zero. Click again on the play button it go smoothly back to the preset value.

This all together make your video more realistic and more enjoyable.

Get Aurora Player for Windows 8.1 »
To receive the update now, go to the Windows Store. And tap or click the notification about Updates in the upper-right corner of the Windows Store.

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