Task Lamp

Turns on Philips Hue smart lights when you start working,
automatically turns them off when you're done.

A macOS menu bar app
to keep your desktop lit.

Available Now

Task Lamp is available now on the Mac App Store.


Working in a well-lit environment helps maintain focus and prevent eye strain. Let your smart lights help you work smarter, by automatically ensuring a well lit workspace when you use your computer.

Requires a Philips Hue bridge and Philips Hue smart lights.

  • Turn on Hue lights when your computer wakes or unlocks.
  • Turn off Hue lights when your computer wakes or unlocks.
  • Runs quietly in the menu bar, out of the way, but easy to access.
  • Quickly adjust brightness of your selected task lamps.
  • Lights keep their state (maintaining colors and scenes).
  • Control any number of lights connected to your Bridge.
  • Select specific Bridges in multi-Bridge networks.
  • Supports both light and dark macOS themes.
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Need smart lights?

Task Lamp works with Philips Hue smart lights. They're easy to set up.

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