Never miss a incredible looking sunrise or sunset again

Set up reminders for your favorite time to shoot and check forecasts for the perfect light quality.



Alpenglow includes a bunch of features to help you not miss out on an incredible Sunrise or Sunset whether you plan to watch or capture it.

  • Quality Forecasts

    Check the quality for an upcoming Sunrise or Sunset. Forecasts are calculated using various weather variables and presented as percentages and scores.

  • Golden Hour Times

    Quickly access Sunrise, Sunset Blue Hour, and Golden Hour Times for any location or date.

  • Reminders

    Choose to enable Reminders for Sunrise, Sunset, and Golden Hours, so you never miss out. You can also adjust how much notice Alpenglow should give you ahead of time.

  • Plan Ahead

    You can change the date via the easy to access date picker. If you're planning a trip away, you can also search for a location to view times and forecasts before your travels.

  • iOS 14 Home Screen Widgets

    View Golden Hour Times for your location or a countdown to the next Sunrise, Sunset, Blue Hour, or Golden Hour.

  • No Pesky Ads

    No one likes an app full of ads; you'll never see an annoying ad pop up when using Alpenglow.

Alpenglow Plus

To ensure the app remains sustainable, you can support it by unlocking Alpenglow Plus or Pro to aid in your Sunrise/Sunset captures. Alpenglow Plus is unlocked once you support its development through a one-time tip.

  • See further into the future

    With Alpenglow Plus, you can see up to 4 days into the future (vs. today & tomorrow).

  • Increased Accuracy

    Forecasts will be fetched using a coordinate closer to your exact location.

  • Location Elevation

    Your location's elevation will be retrieved and used to provide more accurate times for Sunrise, Sunset, Blur Hour, and Golden Hour times.

  • Customization*

    Adjust the color scheme of the app and select from different versions of the Alpenglow App Icon.

  • Outlook*

    With the ability to see further into the future, you'll also be able to check a glanceable view of all available quality forecasts on the Outlook tab.

Alpenglow Pro

Alpenglow Pro is unlocked if you continue to support Alpenglow using an In-App Subscription or a one-time lifetime purchase. With Alpenglow Pro, you open everything from Alpenglow Plus along with a few additional features. These features require increased ongoing server & service costs.

  • Forecast Notifications

    We've all missed an amazing Sunrise or Sunset. Receive notifications when the forecast for your location is above a threshold set by you.

  • Forecast Widgets*

    Unlock Forecast Widgets for your Home Screen, With the ability to add widgets for multiple locations.

  • More accuracy

    Alpenglow will use an approximate location to retrieve forecasts. With Alpenglow Pro, the app will use your exact spot to retrieve them.

* Some features are currently not available on Android.

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