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.
- - Amphetamine is the most popular Mac alternative to PleaseSleep.
- - Amphetamine is the most popular free alternative to PleaseSleep.
If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep, caffeine will keep it awake. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks you're still working at the keyboard, so won't lock the screen or activate the screensaver.
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- - Caffeine for Windows is the most popular Windows alternative to PleaseSleep.
Caffeine for Windows Features
This is a simple app that prevents the desktop environment (DE) from sleeping while its on. It should work regardless of the used DE thanks to the Inhibit portal.
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- - Stimulator is the most popular Linux alternative to PleaseSleep.
- - Stimulator is the most popular Open Source alternative to PleaseSleep.
PowerToys Awake is a tool for Windows designed to keep a computer awake without having to manage its power & sleep settings. This can be helpful when running time-consuming tasks, ensuring that the computer does not go to sleep or turn off its screens.PowerToys - Awake has no features, suggest some!
Inspired by the Mac OS X version, Caffeine for Linux is a status bar application able to temporarily prevent the activation of both the screensaver and the "sleep" powersaving mode.Suggest and vote on features
Caffeine for Linux Features
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.Suggest and vote on features
Caffeine for Mac FeaturesDiscontinued
The last version (1.1.3) is from May 2020.
Use Mac with external monitors with lid closed even when you are on battery power. Play music, airplay movies, download/upload lid closed. Most modern and up to date app.
InsomniaZ has no features, suggest some!
- - InsomniaZ is the most popular commercial alternative to PleaseSleep.
Annoyed by the display getting dim when you're reading or watching something? What if the computer could “see and hear” you?
KeepOn allows you to keep your device's screen on for the desired duration and also allows you to return to the default settings automaticaly when the screen turns off.
KeepOn has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
- - KeepOn is the most popular Android alternative to PleaseSleep.
Last update is from 2021.
Coffee allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. It can be toggled at various places:Suggest and vote on features
Coffee: Keep Display Awake Features
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.Suggest and vote on features
The software is discontinued from July 2017http://semaja2.net/2017/06/thank-you-and-farewell-for-now/