Thorlight is an innovative application to control Philips Hue light system.

One of the unique features of Thorlight is the ability to know Hue lights positions within an environment and play nicely controlled animations using all lights as a whole. More than 50 meticulously crafted animations that will precisely synchronize your lights for overwhelming effects rather than random light colour changes. Enjoy your Philips Hue lights more and more every day and discover all the capabilities your Philips Hue system can really offer you.

Let make your Philips Hue lighting system a bit more incredible!


- Incredible animations aware of Philips Hue light positions.
- Simple and quick interface.
- Beautiful gradient that span all over your environment.
- Effective for a high number of Philips Hue lights.
- Communication between applications on the same network.
- Music and sounds enhanced animations with background support.
- Sequencer to create selection of your favorite animations for total automation on events.
- Today Widget integration that provides quick access without unlocking your phone.
- Apple Watch support for quick access.
- Colour matching option for lights with different colour spectrum.
- Configuration for lights, groups and devices like Hue Tap.
- Configuration lock for parental control and limit some users to specifics groups of lights.
- Reliable alarms and timers saved on Philips Hue Bridge.
- Demonstration mode to discover not purchased animation sections.

What's New

Version 3.0

- New tab based menu for iPhone.
- Added ability to revert back to previous UI under customize menu.
- Fixed light band crashes experienced by some users.
- Fixed error messages for lights and rooms experienced by some users.
- iPhoneX support.

New animations and improved UI for iPad has been delayed to next version.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings



Seems like it could be a cool app. However the directions for all the grouping and linking etc is quite confusing. For example just clicking the gradient option and then selecting blue-pink, lights turn blue and then do nothing else even minutes later. I figured the lights would move through blue to pink spectrum gradually. But then again nothing to give a description of what the different selections are suppose to do. Most likely will be deleting this app.

I was promptly contacted by the app developer after sending in my review and rating. After three or 4 emails he was able to help through the app. I got my lights setup and he was able to better explain the parts I was confused with like light bands etc. I have to give kudos to app developer for reaching out to his customer and providing great support. So thank you very much for that. Good having used the app further I’m overall pleased. In the future I plan to unlock some of the other features the app has to offer. I would now recommend this app to others. And if you have any trouble or question please contact the app developer so he can you.

Developer Response

Thanks for taking your precious time communicating with me. Every user feedback are important and they help shape and improve Thorlight for user to enjoy their Hue lights.

Very customizable but buggy


Sort of allows for endless options for however you wish to setup your lights separately or together but the effects don't last long. With the app open my lights were as I set them but once the app is exited or my phone screen is shut off, the lights don't function properly after a short time. Closing the app disables any sequences or changing scenes you may have set. For example - I have red and blue lights that alternate 3 seconds on/off. Once the app is exited, the lights stay fixed on blue or red and do not alternate. Also, it keeps stating you can only have 3 effects at once - **click to terminate all effects** - click to apply effect previously attempting and the message appears again. Seems like the scenes/lights/effects don't change every click. Sometimes the lights won't adjust properly to your wants/needs without shutting the light off and clearing everything. There are easier apps to use.

Developer Response

Sorry to hear you are having a bad experience with Thorlight.

Concurrent effect issue as been resolved with version 2.2.

Thorlight does work in background operation but can be stoped by any other application that request higher priority on audio sub system. Phone, FaceTime, Skype call will most likely stop Thorlight in the background. Please try to force stop all other application running your device and see if Thorlight work properly in background. Please note that locked section do not work in background.

I Love It!


Thorlight is an awesome app! I've been using it for over a year now and I love's definitely one of my top 3.
It's got the best features out there, and on top of that - it's free! There are extras available for purchase as well, and I enjoy each one I've chosen.
Something impressive & unique about Thorlight is the fact you can PREVIEW the themes you're interested in buying prior to making your purchase! This way, you can be sure your lights will look & perform as you imagined & your money will not be wasted.
You can also upload your own photos to create color themes, scenes & animations; choose colors, groups, or rooms individually; build your own dynamic themes using your favorite photos; set the timing & sequence of color changes...I'm pretty sure it does anything imaginable with Hue.
I'm always excited when I find new things this app can do!
Another thing that sets Thorlight above the rest is the fact they provide fun new lighting themes every now & then and they keep the app functional, updated, and running smoothly at all times.
You will not be disappointed! Get the app & Have some fun!


Odin Brousseau
102 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 Odin Brousseau
In-App Purchases
  1. Thorlight - Party $3.99
  2. Thorlight - Flow $3.99
  3. Thorlight - Ambiance $3.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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