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    One Switch Alternatives

    One Switch is described as 'All your powerful switches in one place'. There are more than 10 alternatives to One Switch for Mac, Windows, Android and F-Droid. The best alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. Other great apps like One Switch are KeepingYouAwake (Free, Open Source), Caffeine for Mac (Free), Coffee Buzz (Free) and Coffee: Keep Display Awake (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 25, 2022
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    All your powerful switches in one place.
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    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.
    2. KeepingYouAwake is a small menu bar utility for macOS Yosemite (Version 10.10) and newer that can prevent your Mac from entering sleep mode for a predefined duration or as long as it is activated.


    3. 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)

    4. Coffee Buzz is the easiest and safest display-sleep preventer available, with simple operation and exclusive Safety Auto-Shutoff feature. Keeping your Mac awake (and letting it sleep again) is as simple as a click!.
    5. Coffee allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. It can be toggled at various places:


    6. Econap helps you to save energy and increase your comfort. Before your pc enters the sleep mode, Econap will check if something important is running on your system. If so, it will wait until your download, backups, videos etc. are finished. Finally your pc will go to sleep.
    7. 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/

    8. This is a kernel extension and clients that allow the MacBook to disable sleeping when the lid is closed.
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    9. Open-source status bar app to keep your Mac from sleeping.
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      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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