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NMS is a faceless application that forces system sleep at a set idle time or on Screen Saver activation. It can simply follow Energy Savers settings in an "install and forget" way or operate completely independently. For me this solves the recurring problem of an invariably corrupt power manager preventing automatic sleep and the frequent dead batteries that result. Simple as this solution is it has worked great for me. My laptop ALWAYS sleeps. As a response to user requests NMS now has provisions to allow relatively fine per-application control over holding or delaying sleep and correctly accounts for unattended but more...

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Version 2.4 beta:
  • Updated as a Universal binary and to v2.4. Other than being a Universal binary there is no change.


Mac OS X 10.3 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 4,981
Version Downloads 116
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 18 Mar 2007
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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