Taurine Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Amphetamine, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 10 alternatives to Taurine so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Taurine alternatives are Caffeine for Mac (Free), KeepingYouAwake (Free, Open Source), Lungo (Paid) and Coffee Buzz (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 15, 2019

    • Amphetamine is a little app that lives in your menu bar which can effortlessly override your energy saver settings and keep your Mac awake.
    • Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the right side of your menu bar.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free
      • Mac


    • A Caffeine clone for macOS Yosemite, El Capitan and Sierra (including Dark Mode).
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Lungo prevents your Mac from falling asleep and your screen from dimming.This can be useful when:- Doing a presentation at work
    • 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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      • Free
      • Mac
    • 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.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free
      • Mac
    • A tiny menu bar application, that prevents your Mac from sleeping for a set amount of time.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Mac
    • Open-source status bar app to keep your Mac from sleeping.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Prevent your Mac from falling asleep, dimming your screen or starting the screensaver.
      • Mac
    • Espresso is a Caffeine alternative with support for retina displays and the black or white menu bar introduced in OS X Yosemite.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac