Alternatives to Caffeine for Mac for all platforms with any license

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    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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    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...

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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...

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   • Discontinued The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/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

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

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    NoSleep

    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...

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  • Coffee_FF

    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...

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Caffeine for Mac Comments

Alternatives

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

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
about Caffeine for Mac · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful
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