Welcome to Amphetamine4, the most awesome keep-awake utility ever created for macOS. Amphetamine can keep your Mac, and optionally its display, awake through a super simple on/off switch, or automatically through easy-to-configure Triggers.
- - Amphetamine is the most popular Mac alternative to Caffeinated.
- - Amphetamine is the most popular free alternative to Caffeinated.
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.
- - Caffeine for Windows is the most popular Windows alternative to Caffeinated.
Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the right side of your menu bar. Click it to prevent your Mac from automatically going to sleep, dimming the screen or starting screen savers. Click it again to go back. Hold down the Command key while clicking to show the menu.
Caffeine for Mac FeaturesDiscontinued
The last version (1.1.3) is from May 2020.
Inspired by the Mac OS X version, Caffeine for Linux is a status bar application able to temporarily prevent the activation of both the screensaver and the "sleep" powersaving mode.
- - Caffeine for Linux is the most popular Linux alternative to Caffeinated.
- - Caffeine for Linux is the most popular Open Source alternative to Caffeinated.
Caffeine for Linux Features
KeepingYouAwake is a small menu bar utility for macOS (Version 10.13 and newer) that can prevent your Mac from entering sleep mode for a predefined duration or as long as it is activated.
Annoyed by the display getting dim when you're reading or watching something? What if the computer could “see and hear” you?
- - Should I Sleep is the most popular commercial alternative to Caffeinated.
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.
It always has been a missing feature: disabling the sleep mode on a Apple Laptop. Who does not want to use it as a big juke-box or go warwalking. The best looking server ever, especially at about one inch height.
The software is discontinued from July 2017http://semaja2.net/2017/06/thank-you-and-farewell-for-now/
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.
PleaseSleep is a utility software designed for Mac OS X that helps put your computer to sleep when you know some other app is preventing your Mac from going to sleep.Discontinued
The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/
NoSleep makes closing of your MacBook lid possible without going to a sleep mode. Now you shouldn't have to plug your mouse and monitor to stay computer awake - just activate it by clicking a menu bar icon or check a tick in the System Preferences and continue downloading...Discontinued