LUMOS v09b – Complete HTC Auto-Backlight replacement

Lumos is fully customizable auto-backlight changer developed as a complete replacement for HTC built-in auto backlight service in newest HTC devices starting from HTC Diamond and Raphael. It focuses on minimal CPU usage (0.05-0.2%), maximum battery saving, low memory footprint and maximum backlight change smoothness and responsiveness. Lumos combines only the best from all currently available auto-backlight solutions and adds many extras.

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Program installs to \Program Files\Lumos\
Lumos.exe = starts/stops auto backlight service
LumosWizard.exe = tool to configure all aspects of Lumos
settings.txt = configuration file is not included in the package, it will be automatically generated by LumosWizard after successful calibration, you can edit it manually or by using LumosWizard.
LumosStarter.exe = (re)starts Lumos service without any visual feedback (used for startup after soft-reset and for special issues)

– simple and clean installation and uninstalation
– extremely low CPU usage when working, 0.05-0.2% on polling
– 0.00% CPU usage when display dims and in standby
– low memory usage considering all the options, 395.53KB in v08
– NO battery drainage overhead if you don’t use your phone
– you don’t lose configuration and calibration data between versions (v07 and better)
– simple and reliable configuration GUI with calibration process
– many options that let you change every aspect of how your backlight works
– program exceptions to set different backlight for any application
– integrated tool to detect all active application names, leave it running on the background and it will log all application names you use
– configuration failsafe. No matter what you do, Lumos won’t crash, just tell you what is wrong and use defaults.
– supports HTC Raphael, Diamond and Blackstone

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