Alternatives to InsomniaX for all platforms with any license

  • Caffeine for 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...

    Free Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated and seems not to work. Last version, 1.1.1, released in December 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Don't Sleep

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

    Free Windows

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

    No features added Add a feature

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  • InsomniaT

    This is a kernel extension and clients that allow the MacBook to disable sleeping when the lid is closed. MOUNTAIN LION IS NOT SUPPORTED

    Free Open Source Mac

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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. ...

    Free Mac OS X

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   • Discontinued The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/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

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X

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  • SmartSleep

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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Comment by jamessezhi
about InsomniaX · Jan 2015 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Works on Yosemite - Appears to be better than Nosleep and Caffeine..

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