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Deep Sleep Alternatives

Deep Sleep is described as 'simple Dashboard widget which allows users to put their computer into hibernation mode, also sometimes called software suspend mode. This widget only works on a limited number of Apple computer models' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Deep Sleep for Mac, Windows, Android and F-Droid. The best alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. Other great apps like Deep Sleep are Caffeine for Mac, Should I Sleep, Coffee: Keep Display Awake and Theine.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

Deep Sleep is a simple Dashboard widget which allows users to put their computer into hibernation mode, also sometimes...

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    Amphetamine

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

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    Caffeine for Mac

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

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    Discontinued

    This software has not been updated in 9 YEARS!(Reassigned from dangerous by IanDorfman on 2019-04-18)

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    this keeps your mac awake while deep sleep is supposed to put it to sleep

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  3. Should I Sleep icon

    Should I Sleep

    • Mac

    Annoyed by the display getting dim when you're reading or watching something? What if the computer could “see and hear” you?

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    Coffee: Keep Display Awake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Coffee allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. It can be toggled at various places:

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    Theine

    • Mac

    Prevent your Mac from falling asleep, dimming your screen or starting the screensaver. Theine keeps macOS awake just like caffeine does with you.

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    InsomniaX

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

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    Discontinued

    The software is discontinued from July 2017 http://semaja2.net/2017/06/thank-you-and-farewell-for-now/

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    NoSleep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    NoSleep makes closing of your MacBook lid possible without going to a sleep mode.

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    Discontinued

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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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    SmartSleep

    • Mac

    SmartSleep lets you select each sleep state. Additionally the new SmartSleep state lets your notebook just sleep while the battery has a high level. If the battery level drops below a certain point (default is less then 20% or 20 minutes) it will switch to sleep and hibernate.

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    Discontinued

    Program hasn't been updated since 2013. No longer on app store.

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    SafeSleepOnce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    SafeSleepOnce puts your Mac into safe sleep once and automatically enables normal sleep afterwards.

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