Taurine Alternatives

    Taurine is described as 'Coffee has its caffeine. Energy drinks have Taurine (besides caffeine as well). Taurine keeps you awake. Don't let your Mac fall asleep! Just click the pill and your computer will stay awake' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Taurine for Mac, Android and F-Droid. The best alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. Other great apps like Taurine are KeepingYouAwake (Free, Open Source), Caffeine for Mac (Free), Lungo (Paid) and Coffee Buzz (Free).

    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. 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)

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    4. Keeps your Mac awake.
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    5. 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!.
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    6. 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/

      • Mac
      Prevent your Mac from falling asleep, dimming your screen or starting the screensaver. Theine keeps macOS awake just like caffeine does with you. • It just works
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    7. Espresso is a small menu bar utility, that prevents your Mac from sleeping. Imagine watching a movie and your Mac keeps falling asleep over and over again. With Espresso you simply click on the little coffee cup in your menu bar and your Mac will stay awake with you.
    8. A tiny menu bar application, that prevents your Mac from sleeping for a set amount of time.

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      Coffee allows you to keep the display awake without having to change the device settings. It can be toggled at various places: * A tile in the quick settings, the place that holds the toggles for e.g. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Requires Android 7 or higher.
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