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Lightning Bug
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Lightning Bug

Android version
1.5 and up
Team note
9 / 10
Users note
9 / 10
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Team review

" Find sleep and relaxation ! "

The application has not yet detailed description, however the team assigned the note of 9 / 10. This note is based on the following criteria: Quality, Usefulness, Ease of Use, Privacy Concerns of user data (depending on the permissions required)..

The app is compatible from version 1.5 of Android. Any supperior OS version will support it.

Its weight is light enough, less than ten MB (3 MB exactly) are needed to save to their device and use it.

Its number of downloads in the Android Market (Google Play) makes it an extremely popular application and rightly so. More than a million users are using it on mobile or on touch pad.

User reviews

41 users have given their review on Lightning Bug.

Review without rank PLEASE let me save my perfect scene by CyberCraft Robots
I spent a bunch of time mixing the perfect scene for me and was ASTOUNDED that it just went away when I went to check out the premixed scenes. Please may I keep my own? This whole app seems like a waste if I have to stay awake to remix my sleep scene before I go to sleep...
Positive review :-) by anonym
I use this app every day when I go to sleep. I enjoy all the different sounds. Very relaxing. It helps to slow my mind down. Thanks for fixing the issue. 5/5
Negative review Crashing constantly by anonym
Since my phone upgrade to lollipop 5.0, the program crashes frequently. In fact, if I try to use the white noise plug-in, my phone locks up. Had to uninstall. Please fix! 2/5
Neutral review Good but... by anonym
Standard lightning bug is good but new plugins seem to crash it 3/5
Positive review by anonym
Great app. I can't go to sleep without it! 5/5
Positive review Works flawlessly by anonym
Been using for years on my EVO & now my Galaxy S5. I 5/5
Neutral review Seems to get worse by anonym
It used to be amazing, and its still my go-to. However, lately its been freezing or just dies out and stops way before the sleep timer is set. Ive had this on every phone, and through my 5 yr olds Infancy and now my newest addition, but it stopping before the 15 really screws me up. :/ please fix this. 3/5
Positive review by anonym
Love it, I live by freeway so this helps me sleep like a baby 5/5
Positive review Have loved this for years by anonym
But it just started having intermittent gaps on my S2 again last week, even with the "fix" turned on. Works fine on my S4 4.4.2. 4/5
Negative review by anonym
Ever since I installed this, it hasn't been able to run. I keep getting the same message "Sorry,Lightning Bug has stopped working" :0p 2/5
Positive review Still the best by anonym
The only app I have used every day for at least 5 years. It is the only clock app I have come across that actually gives you a black background with dark font so you can sleep without the numbers blaring in your face. 5/5
Positive review Long time user- tons of beautiful sounds by anonym
Tried a lot of them but this one was the best. Been using it for at least a year or more. Had a few minor issues when I first got it, but Dev was really helpful and it works like a charm. Beautiful images! 5/5
Positive review 10 stars!!! Wonderful! I even use it to relax! by anonym
Many sounds you can mix, and adjust volumn on ea individual sound in your mix. Has clock, weather, alarm, shut off sleep times.....what more could you want? Seamless? Yes, even that! Backgrounds? Beautiful ones! Love this! 5/5
Positive review Best app ever by anonym
I switched back from 2 years on windows phone just to get LB back 5/5
Negative review After update, no sound by anonym
Icons for sounds gone, no audio at full volume. Does not work. HTC One M7 1/5
Positive review One of my Most Favorite Apps by anonym
Soooo Cooool & Sooooth-ing Zzzzzzzzzzzzz Thk-U Lightening Bug Developerzzzz 5/5
Positive review My favourite sleep application by anonym
I have tried several different sleep applications to no avail. I came across this application and fell in love with it. It really helps to fall asleep and to stay asleep. Keep up the great work! 5/5
Positive review Deserves More Recognition by anonym
I'm disappointed only in the fact that I can't give this app more than 5 stars. I turned this on last night and I slept SO well. 5/5
Negative review Skips by anonym
It will go quite and then start again at least 3 times a night. It use to not do that. Maybe its because i have S6, i don't know. S5 ran lollipop and it didn't skip on it . 2/5
Positive review I love sleeping even more now by anonym
This app is great. Sometimes I lay in bed for hours, just thinking about stuff. When I put on the custom rain sounds I just get too sleepy and relaxed to think about stuff. I've set it for 15 and 30 minutes, and never have I stayed awake long enough to hear the timer stop playing the sounds. Recommended for the night owls who can't hit the off switch on their brains. 5/5
Positive review Lighting Bug by anonym
This terrific several "mood" depicts in the scene. Each is beautiful and sounds, if you wish. Colors can also changed. You will surely enjoy these terrific surrounds and sounds. :) 5/5
Positive review Can't do without by anonym
A must have on every phone I've owned and a great selection of sounds 5/5
Positive review Love this app by anonym
It helps me sleep or relax With a ton of sounds and scenes i can customize! 5/5
Positive review Love this app! by anonym
More than two years later than my original review and I still love this app! 5/5
Positive review Amazing! by anonym
I love being able to customize my own soundscapes. It really takes me away. The add-ons were well worth every penny too. Great app. Keep 'em coming. My only complaint is that I wish I could save my own scenes that I mix. 5/5
Negative review by anonym
Used it a lot. After updating Note 3 to kitkat the plug in only loads the clock... no picture or sound. I loved customizing them to my mood. Please fix :) wrote this in June 2014... still doesn't work. 2/5
Positive review Old school by anonym
This app has been around on playstore since the start give or take, reminds me once upon a time when samsung galaxy s2 was best phone in the world. 5/5
Negative review Problem with plugins by anonym
Plugins force stop but keeps playing even after I uninstalled app. Hmmm 2/5
Positive review I will always need this app its simple but has a million uses and avaliable on most if not all the difreant devices and the alarm clock works very well by anonym
I will always need this app 5/5
Positive review Consistently Great! by anonym
I've had this app for several years and on many different phones. It is still just as high functioning as the first time I used it. The rain doesn't skip on a loop, which is a feat in and of itself. I've looked for a rain app and could never find one without a skip. I love this app. Well done, Bravo. The look of the menus is outdated, but I mean... It works perfectly so I'm not complaining about anything. 5/5
Positive review Great app for anyone who has trouble shutting your brain down by anonym
I loved this app since I first installed it. Great variety of noise backgrounds that I'm sure anyone can find what they need. Very intuitive. 5/5
Positive review Hurray! You fixed the bug. by anonym
Now I can mix my atmosphere with serenity. Lightning Bug is again one of my favorite ap's. THANKS! Is there any chance you might offer more packs? My phone isn't smart enough for AMBIO. 5/5
Positive review Good by anonym
It's got some nice sounds that can all be controlled to some degree. It got me to sleep last night with rain & thunder. Best thing is that this app's samples can also be used with Ambio, which allows you to mix all this ambiance and more with your favourite music. 4/5
Positive review Search no more ! by anonym
I had originally downloaded a similar app that showed great reviews before update then bad ones after it. All great features worked only first nite. Exactly like bad reviews complained about! Lucky I read many & one suggested Lightning Bug! Liked what I read about it & got it based on that one review from other failed app, hoping for an end to frustrating search let downs. HOORAY! Enough said. Used daily for weeks, no glitches! Recommended! 5/5
Positive review So good! by anonym
Heaps of customization, easy to use. This app helps me to sleep on nights that I just can't. Thanks so much. One of my all time favorite apps. 5/5
Negative review After Upgrade...No Sound. by anonym
So, I reinstalled the packs...Even restarted the phone...Still nothing. Upgrading apps, often is not worth the hassle. Uninstalled. 1/5
Positive review Love the sounds by anonym
I enjoy the variations, and combinations, of sounds you can sleep by. I used to need the noise from a fan, winter or summer, but now I just use Li6ghtning Bug. Thanks guys! 5/5
Positive review Lightning bug by anonym
Only gripe: couldn't figure out how to get correct date (in any of the offered choices). Otherwise, what I was looking for. 5/5
Positive review Wonderful App! by anonym
This one is just great. I like it more than a lot of other paid apps, including the newer one by the same developer. Just wish they would upgrade the interface and the ugly icon. 5/5
Negative review What did you do? by anonym
It worked perfectly when I installed it the first time years ago. However, the last 2 years it has slowly fallen to pieces. I have uninstalled and reinstalled several frustrating times to find no improvement. I've watched parts just disappear! For the life of me I can't get the plug ins to ACTUALLY plug in. ..go figure. Then I find out that my two most favorite free plug ins aren't even available on the list anymore-no more rustic, no more winter. Well lightning bug-no more me. I don't need it! 1/5
Positive review LOVE..... by anonym
I don't love it, I'm in LOVE WITH IT! This app is the ONLY app I ever recommend, EVER! (if it don't work with ur device msg the developer & ur device provider, so you can get it!!!)(if u have probs, msg them both to get the fix!!!) I have had this for MANY YEARS and 'ambient' sleep sound helps with so many 'issues'....... I can't thank the developers enough! :D <3 5/5

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