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    Keep Display On is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Keep Display On for Mac, Windows, Android, F-Droid and Linux. The best alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. Other great apps like Keep Display On are Caffeine for Windows (Free), Don't Sleep (Free), Caffeine for Linux (Free, Open Source) and Caffeine for Mac (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 16, 2022
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    When it's not possible to change the screensaver settings in your Windows environment, then it's almost impossible...
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    1. 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.
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      no Sleep prevents your device going in deep sleep mode.


    2. @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 are away from home, your normal locking idle times apply.
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      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.
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      NoSleep makes closing of your MacBook lid possible without going to a sleep mode.

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    3. 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.
    4. This is a kernel extension and clients that allow the MacBook to disable sleeping when the lid is closed.
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      Keeps your computer in an active state. No install required, fully portable and can run from a USB. Completely free for everyone.

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      Keep System Awake.
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      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.
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