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 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to NoSleep are Caffeine for Mac (Free), Lungo (Paid), InsomniaX (Free) and Should I Sleep (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2021

    1. 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 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.

      Discontinued

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

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    3. Keeps your Mac awake.
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    4. 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.

      Discontinued

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

    5. Annoyed by the display getting dim when you're reading or watching something? What if the computer could “see and hear” you? By using a combination of heuristic sensors, such as FACE DETECTION, Should I Sleep checks if you are actually at the computer before it sleeps.
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      • 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.

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      The developer has quit and the official site is gone except for a farewell message, but the site has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20151202113600/http://www.dragonone.com/products/macosx/pleasesleep/

    6. 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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      • 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.

      Discontinued

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

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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 called software suspend mode. This widget only works on a limited number of Apple computer models.

      Discontinued

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Welcome to AntiSleep, the powerful tool to prevent from goes to sleep mode. 100 000+ satisfied users around the world use this app every day. Join us, Try AntiSleep now! Keep Awake : ? System ? Display and External Displays ? Wi-Fi Network ? Audio In - Out
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