Alternatives to Caffeine for Mac for all platforms with any license

  • Caffeine for 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...

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  • InsomniaX

    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...

    Free Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued The software is discontinued from July 2017 http://semaja2.net/2017/06/thank-you-and-farewell-for-now/
    • I'm using insomniax to prevent my macbook pro from going idle when i close the lid. This means that I can use it to play music (e.g. iTunes or Spotify) and use my iPhone to remote control it. Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Don't Sleep

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

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  • Lungo

    Lungo prevents your Mac from falling asleep and your screen from dimming. This can be useful when: - Doing a presentation at work - Watching YouTube videos in...

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  • Should I Sleep

    Annoyed by the display getting dim when you're reading or watching something? What if the computer could “see and hear” you? By using a combination of heuristic...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • @home

    @home is a tiny convenience utility, that knows when you are at home (based on your wireless network name) and prevents your computer from locking the screen. When you...

    Free Mac OS X

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  • PleaseSleep

    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. ...

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    • Discontinued The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/
  • Keep Screen On

    Annoyed by your screen turning off when you're using certain apps? Don't change your display settings and waste battery by keeping the screen on when the home...

    Free Android

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  • No Sleep

    no Sleep prevents your device going in deep sleep mode. It is installed as widget only. So you have to add the 'no Sleep'-widget to a launcherscreen. After...

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Comment by babomancer
about Caffeine for Mac · Mar 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

There are a couple good alternatives these days. I used the open source KeepingYouAwake for a while (available on github). Now I'm using Amphetamine, which does everything these apps do and more, and with more customization options. It's available in the app store.

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Comment by TheCat
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