Free NoSleepHD Alternatives

    NoSleepHD is described as 'simple program which writes an empty text file every few minutes to your external hard disk drive(s) to keep it from going into auto-sleep mode'. There are three alternatives to NoSleepHD for various platforms. The most liked alternative is Prevent Disk Sleep, which is free. Other great apps like NoSleepHD are KeepAliveHD (Free, Open Source) and PingHD (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 27, 2020

    • Prevent Disk Sleep is designed to block your USB, primary, secondary hard disk drive from going into sleep mode.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • KeepAliveHD is a simple program which prevents your hard drive to go into automatic standby mode. It works by writing a small text file to your external drive every few minutes.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows


    • An opensource, cross-platform, and standalone GUI tool to keep your hard drive(s) alive based on time interval you choose.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux