Ginseng AlternativesPrevent Sleep Mode Apps like Ginseng
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.
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- - Caffeine for Windows is the most popular Windows alternative to Ginseng.
- - Caffeine for Windows is the most popular free alternative to Ginseng.
Caffeine for Windows Features
Mouse Jiggler is a very simple piece of software whose sole function is to "fake" mouse input to Windows, and jiggle the mouse pointer back and forth.
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- - Mouse Jiggler is the most popular Open Source alternative to Ginseng.
Mouse Jiggler Features
- PortableMouse Jiggler can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
Don't Sleep is a small portable program to prevent system shutdown, Standby, Hibernate, Turn Off and Restart.Suggest and vote on features
Don't Sleep Features
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 Mac alternative to Ginseng.
- - Should I Sleep is the most popular commercial alternative to Ginseng.
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.NoDoze has no features, suggest some!
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.PleaseSleep has no features, suggest some!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The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/
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.Suggest and vote on features
Sleep Preventer Features
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 screen is open. Just install this app and tell it which apps you want to keep the screen on for.Keep Screen On has no features, suggest some!
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.Suggest and vote on features
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.Suggest and vote on features
Keep Display On Features