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Amphetamine Alternatives for Windows

Amphetamine is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Caffeine for Windows, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Amphetamine and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Amphetamine are Don't Sleep, Econap, NoDoze and Sleep Preventer.

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  1. Caffeine for Windows icon

    Caffeine for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep, caffeine will keep it awake. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks you're still working at the keyboard, so won't lock the screen or activate the screensaver.

    ⚫︎ PortableCaffeine for Windows can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Don't Sleep

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Don't Sleep is a small portable program to prevent system shutdown, Standby, Hibernate, Turn Off and Restart.

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    Econap

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Econap helps you to save energy and increase your comfort. Before your pc enters the sleep mode, Econap will check if something important is running on your system. If so, it will wait until your download, backups, videos etc. are finished. Finally your pc will go to sleep.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableEconap is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableEconap can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    NoDoze

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NoDoze simulates keyboard/mouse activity to keep the screensaver from activating. Its activity depends on currently running programs. You can use regular expressions or Windows wildcards to choose when the screensaver is deactivated.

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    Sleep Preventer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Prevents your computer from going to sleep, hibernate, dim the display or start the screensaver. Application runs in the system tray when closed. New in version v1.3: -Parameter support. v1.2: Option to let display fall asleep. v1.1: Sleep timer.

    ⚫︎ PortableSleep Preventer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Wakeful

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Keeps your computer in an active state. No install required, fully portable and can run from a USB. Completely free for everyone.

    ⚫︎ PortableWakeful can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    noblackout

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Simulates activity (=> disables screensaver and powersaving) while running programms (any .exe) from a choosen directory. Main purpose is to choose the steam directory to disable monitor powersaving while running steam games.

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  8. Coffee_FF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Coffee will keep your computer wide awake while your network is active or a program. Coffee prevents standby when your traffic speed on a selected network adapter is above the user configurable threshold or specific software selected.

    ⚫︎ PortableCoffee_FF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Keep Display On

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    When it's not possible to change the screensaver settings in your Windows environment, then it's almost impossible to show things on your screen for a longer period without activating the screensaver.

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    MoccaFaux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MoccaFaux can be used to prevent the activation of screen savers and power-saving modes when certain conditions are met. It was inspired by caffeine, but is much more flexible.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableMoccaFaux is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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