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Battery Mode

Battery Mode

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 changelog:

  • Added Windows 11 icon style #36
  • It is now possible to change monitors' name that is displayed on its brightness indicator
  • Added new triggers to the scheduler: "Sleep/Hibernation", "Waking up from Sleep/Hibernation" и "Battery Mode is just started"
  • Battery Mode is now correctly handling power scheme change when it has occured while PC was waking up from sleep
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the user from reordering Scheduler rules
  • Added its own color for "Ultimate performance" power scheme
  • Added an option to adjust Power scheme indicator's transparency
  • Added Chinese Simplified localization by @jerrylususu
  • Added Chinese Traditional localization by @win98se

Download: Battery Mode (64-bit) | Portable | ~7.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Battery Mode (32-bit) | Portable
View: Battery Mode Home Page | Battery Mode Screenshots

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