NightLights Universal

Version 2.3.2, Last Updated: February 23, 2022
tvOS Version 1.3.2, Last Updated: February 23, 2022

Only $0.99

Decorate your device with bright, shiny lights!

It doesn’t matter which holiday you’re celebrating, there’s a color combination for every need. NightLights comes with C7, Mini, Bubble, LED, Flicker, and novelty shaped light bulbs. You can mix and match, choose from various blink modes, and more!

Use NightLights to frame your display with colored lights, or create lighted scenes with your own photos, and backgrounds.


  • Universal Binary. Runs on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
  • Choose your own bulb sequence from over 90 different bulbs.
  • Frame your display, or place lights anywhere on your screen!
  • Scale the lights larger, or smaller.
  • Adjust the spacing between bulbs.
  • Choose from a selection of holiday presets.
  • Choose from a selection of blink effects:
    • Off
    • On,
    • Chase,
    • Random,
    • Flicker
    • Blink.
  • Lots of Background options:
    • Change Background Colors.
    • Load a photo.
    • Weather: snow, rain with lightning, and falling leaves.
    • Fireflies
    • Window Frames
    • Fireplace.
    • Fireworks.
    • Add your own text message


Includes NightLights for Apple TV!

Now with your purchase of NightLights Universal, you also get NightLights for tvOS! Enjoy the big screen experience on your HD TV! You get over 90 bulbs including the new flicker flame set, plus the new fireworks background effect!

Also includes several holiday themed presets to get you started!

You can purchase directly on the Apple TV from the App Store by searching for NightLights. If you’ve already purchased NightLights Universal on your iPhone or iPad, you can find it on the Apple TV in the Purchased tab, under the Entertainment category.

Note: Photo backdrops, and Paint Mode, are not yet available for the Apple TV version.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV 4th generation. This app is optimized for iPhone 8.

NightLights for Mac also available…

NightLights Christmas Stickers pack for iMessage now available!

This Christmas decorate your messages with bright, shiny lights! Make your texts festive! NightLights Christmas Stickers comes with C7, Mini, and novelty shaped light bulbs that blink!

>> More info… >>

Change Log:

Version 2.3.2 – February 23, 2022:

  • Optimized for iOS 15/tvOS.
  • Fixed scaling issues on iPhone.
  • Fixed Fireplace scaling on iPhone orientation change.
  • Fixed iPhone Paint Mode panel.
  • Fixed tvOS Bulb Scaler bug.
  • Changed tvOS default margins to 10 pixels.

Version 2.3.1 – April 12, 2018:

  • Optimized for iOS 11

Version 2.3 – November 29, 2016:

  • Optimized for iOS 10
  • Four NEW bulbs:
    • Scallop (Sea Shell)
    • Starfish
    • Crab
    • Edison Bulb
  • NEW C7 Clear Bulb Set
  • Enhanced bulb art for Retina Display
  • Minor bug fixes

Version 2.2 – December 17, 2015:

  • Redesigned interface for bulb selection, and scaling.
  • NEW: Flicker Flame bulb set.
  • NEW: Holiday Presets, accessible from toolbar.
  • NEW: Fireworks, accessible from toolbar.
  • Added Bulb Scaler to toolbar.
  • Consolidated weather effects into single toolbar button.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 2.1.5 – November 15, 2015:

  • Compatibility/Maintenance update for iOS 9.
  • Electrical cord now displays correctly.
  • Lightning displays correctly and no longer causes intermittent crash.
  • Text message editor now displays correctly.
  • Minor interface bugs fixed.

Version 2.1 – January 8, 2015:

  • Adjust spacing between bulbs.
  • Hide/Show Electrical Cord.
  • Minor interface enhancements.
  • Bug fixes.

Version 2.0 – December 30, 2014:

  • Added option to save screen to your Photos app.
  • Added “Bubble” lights!
  • Added Angel, Bell, and Bow shaped lights!
  • Enhanced “C7″, and “Mini” bulb artwork!
  • Enhanced Falling Leaves, Rain, Snow, and Fireplace effects.
  • You can now disable, or change the frequency, of lightning in rain mode. (Available in Settings app).
  • Minor interface enhancements.
  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Optimized for iPhone 6/6+
 Version 1.6 – November 25, 2013:
  • Paint Mode: Now you can place lights anywhere on your screen!
  • Clear Selection Button: Easily remove long sequences when starting over.
  • Minor performance enhancements and bug fixes.

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