Battery Mode replaces Windows default battery indicator to a more powerful and useful one. It provides backlight control, easy power scheme selection, detailed battery information and a lot of handy features for customization. Works on Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10.
Advanced Power Scheme Selection
- Battery Mode allows you to change current power scheme right from the battery popup window.
- Unlike the standard popup in Windows 7-8.1, Battery Mode provides a full list of power schemes available on your system.
- You can setup a schedule to change power scheme automatically.
Comfortable Backlight Control
- You can use Battery Mode to control backlight on both internal and external monitors.
- Note: External monitors should support I2C interface and DDC/CI standard to work.
- Check the «Fixed screen brightness» option to prevent backlight level from changing when attaching power supply or changing power scheme.
- Brightness icon near backlight slider allows you to enable or disable «Adaptive brightness» (if your device support it).
Hotkeys for Power Users
- Battery Mode provides a customizable hotkey to change a power scheme without opening it's window.
- You can use NextScheme.exe utility to switch power scheme or control backlight in you scripts.
- Type NextScheme*.exe -? in command prompt to get help - NextScheme Documentation.
Battery Mode 18.104.22.168 changelog:
- Fixed a bug which caused "Power saver" and "High performance" power plans to disappear on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (build 16299)
- Two new options were added to "Advanced settings" - "Icons color" menu: "Based on power scheme (inverted)" and "Based on battery charge (inverted)".
- When selected, green icon will mean "High performance" power plan or low battery charge and red color will mean "Power saver" scheme or high battery charge.
- Scheduler: added an ability to play sound file
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