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Design animated lighting effects for Philips Hue, LIFX, Nanoleaf, and Avea with full control over color, speed, style, and more.

Just choose a mode, a palette, and up to 50 bulbs — right away the room comes to life with changing color.

Scintillator includes lots of pre-built effects and color palettes to get you started. Change them or make your own with the couldn’t-be-simpler editors.

For setting a mood, throwing a party, or just watching a movie, Scintillator creates a living colorscape to suit the occasion.

“Great for showing off what the bulbs can do.” — Digital Trends

“Best app for making light animations” — KuipoqiuK

"Simple, elegant. Gorgeous." – HotelGulf718

“Just mesmerizing.” — Dhrubin


◆ Gorgeous pre-built effects by the dozen

◆ Music visualizer with custom colors

◆ Scintillator understands traditional artists’ color harmony! Automatically create colors that look good together

◆ Lots of bulbs? Run multiple effects at the same time

◆ Full color palette editor with nearly unlimited swatches

◆ Sleep timers for automatic fade-and-stop

◆ Bulb set editor organizes all your bulbs

◆ Pull colors from photos

◆ Master brightness control per effect

◆ Fast or ultra-gradual effects up to 1200 seconds per step

◆ Listening sensitivity makes effects reacts to sound

◆ Share lighting designs with friends

◆ Import color palettes from COLOURlovers and Dribbble

To use Scintillator you need at least one of...
- a Philips Hue bridge with at least one controlled bulb
- LIFX bulbs
- Nanoleaf panels and controller
- an Elgato Avea bulb and an iOS device with Bluetooth 4.0

LIFX bulbs should have the latest firmware update from http://www.lifx.com/pages/updates .

See meethue.com, lifx.co, nanoleaf.me, or elgato.com for more information.

What’s New

Version 1.80

Fixes a visual defect in the bulb set editor where bulb names would appear improperly highlighted.

Ratings and Reviews

2.6 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

futureicon ,

More Customizable Please

After testing multiple apps to use on my LIFX bulbs, this is the one I’ve settled on as coming closest to my needs. Would have been 5 stars if there were more options to lock all bulbs to the same color. I’m trying to animate a setting where all bulbs pulsate the same color with random brightness and then all slowly shift to a new color after a few minutes. Whirlwind is the closest preset I could find but all bulbs are different colors with no option to link them.

Aftershok ,

Still one of my favorites

I’ve tried a ton of apps to control my hue lights (I’ve got over 20 bulbs), and try new ones all the time, but I keep coming back to Scintillator. Love the degrees of control. Interface has a learning curve, but I’ve found it to be worth it. Hope the developer updates it to work with the upcoming Siri Shortcuts (if that’s even possible). It would be AWESOME to be able to ask Siri for a particular lighting animation.


Was 5 Stars Until LIFX Firmware Update

I can barely give this two stars right now since it doesn't even work with any of my 3rd Gen and LIFX+ Infrared bulbs now. It used to just work which is what I like about the app. Not sure where you guys went wrong with LIFX. Time to push an update to fix this mess. I think I had to pay for this stupid app too. Unsatisfied customer.


Flaming Pear Software
12.9 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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