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NoSleep Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to NoSleep for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to NoSleep and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to NoSleep are Caffeine for Mac, Should I Sleep, Lungo and InsomniaX.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

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

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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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  2. Caffeine for Mac icon

    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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  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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  4. Lungo icon

    Lungo

    • Mac

    Keeps your Mac awake.

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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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  6. Theine icon

    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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  7. PleaseSleep icon

    PleaseSleep

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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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    InsomniaT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

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

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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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  10. Deep Sleep icon

    Deep Sleep

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Deep Sleep is a 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.

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    Discontinued

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