BetterDisplay is a truly wonderful tool! It let’s you convert your displays to fully scalable screens, allows brightness control, provides XDR/HDR upscaling (extra brightness beyond 100% on compatible displays), full dimming to black,helps you create and manage virtual displays (dummies) for your Mac, create Picture in Picture windows of your displays and gives you a host of other features to manage your display’s settings easily from the menu bar.
Convert your internal and natively connected external displays to smoothly-scaled HiDPI displays on Apple Silicon - now even without mirroring a dummy (displays with notch, HDR, HDCP, high refresh rate fully supported)! (Pro)
Reach the full brightness potential of your XDR or HDR display! (Pro)
Change the display’s brightness, volume and colors via software and hardware (DDC) control via sliders and native or custom keyboard shortcuts!
Create custom HiDPI resolutions for real displays manually and redefine certain system display parameters!
Create any number of dummies (virtual screens) with varying aspect ratios.
Use headless Macs (servers) with any resolution and HiDPI mode for remote access.
Create Picture in Picture window for any real or dummy displays. (Pro)
Redirect your display’s contents (real or dummy) to an other screen via streaming. (Pro)
If you are using a big TV up close, use the bottom half of your TV as a wide screen display (off-center streaming). (Pro)
Scale Sidecar resolutions. (Pro)
Portrait SideCar support. (Pro)
Better quality zooming (System Preferences»Accessibility»Zoom) or High Quality screenshots even on 1080p displays
Easily change the resolution of your real and dummy displays via a slider (or submenu) from the menubar.
Quickly accessible refresh rate and screen rotation menu.
Simplify creating mirrored sets. (Pro)
Easily move around displays relative to each other using the app menu.
Quickly designate a display to be main display.
Associate dummies with displays for auto connect/disconnect.