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Disksomnia periodically writes a file to keep any local disk awake, including those that stubbornly ignore Energy Saver preferences.

Waiting for sleeping disks to wake up can be a frustrating experience for DJs, video/audio editors, musicians, and motion graphics designers who frequently work with media files located on multiple disks.

What's New

Version 4.0:

  • NEW! Disksomnia now runs as a menu bar app with extremely low overhead and easy access to Preferences.
  • NEW! By default, Disksomnia will write to disks every 55 seconds but you can now set a custom period (up to 999 seconds) to suit your particular disks.
  • NEW! Icon animates when disks are being written to and there’s a countdown indicator to more...


  • OS X 10.7.3 or later

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Current Version (4.x)


Downloads 3,138
Version Downloads 202
Type Utilities / System
License Commercial
Date 04 Apr 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $9.99