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 Light icon style (#44)
  • Added an option to automaticaly select icon style based on Windows version
  • Added two new options to configure icon color: "Based on charger" and "Based on charger or battery charge" (#35)
  • Added a dialog to setup battery charge levels being used in "Based on battery charge" and "Based on charger" color mode
  • Fixed an error when Battery Mode starts in HiDPI mode
  • Battery Mode now uses ClearType font to display battery charge percentage in tray icon in HiDPI mode
  • Updated colors used to display battery charge percentage in tray icon
  • Added its own color for "Ultimate performance" scheme to be used to display battery charge percentage in tray icon

Changes in v4.3.0.184:

  • Updated Japanese localization (#47)
  • Fixed Windows 10 icon

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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