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Power Manager for Mac

Auto-start, shut down, or sleep your Mac.

$49.95
In English
Version 5.10.0
4.7
Based on 9 user rates

Power Manager overview

Power Manager is the solution for reducing the energy costs of Mac computers. Use Power Manager to assert control over when your Macs are available and when they are switched off.

Power Manager extends the scheduling functionality provided by OS X's Energy Saver. Unlike Energy Saver, Power Manager is aware of multiple users, offers unrestricted schedules, provides greater customisation, and supports a wider range of actions.

Power Manager includes the ability to schedule applications, launch documents, and run scripts. Includes AppleScript support, Automator actions, command-line interface, and programming interface.

Legacy versions of Power Manager available here.

What’s new in version 5.10.0

New
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL on-demand.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL once.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL daily.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL after inactivity.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL before sleep.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL upon wake.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL on battery remaining.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL during a user session.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL on log in.
  • Added Schedule Assistant to request a URL on log out.
  • Added User Session Time condition to limit actions based on time since log in.
  • Added uk.co.dssw.powermanager.pmd command line flag b to disable launchd job bootstrapping; simplifies custom installations.
  • Added pmctl command line flag to-file-configuration to replace deprecated file-configuration.
  • Added pmctl command line flag from-file-configuration to read requests from a file configuration.
Changes
  • Added kAEQuitReason attribute to kAEQuit AppleEvents.
  • Deprecated pmctl command line flag file-configuration; replaced by to-file-configuration.
Bugs
  • Fixed astronomic calculation where negative offset could return a historic date.
API
  • Increased optional trigger drift to a maximum of 72 hours, up from 24 hours.
  • Deprecated use of system master volume; added replacement system volume.

Power Manager for Mac

$49.95
In English
Version 5.10.0
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4.7

(20 Reviews of Power Manager)

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warmup72
warmup72
Sep 2 2023
5.10.0
0.0
Sep 2 2023
0.0
Version: 5.10.0
Sorry the posts are wrong! For 12,95 you get the product for one year! A permanent license with 2 years upgrade costs 49,95!!!!! It would be so nice if you could rely on the price information within Macupdate :-(
Andrewrodney
Andrewrodney
Dec 23 2019
5.3.0
5.0
Dec 23 2019
5.0
Version: 5.3.0
Pretty slick product. I'm viewing the demo now. Also, it's not $49 as indicated here but $12.95 USD for a single license. Pretty sure based on a day's testing I'll buy it at that price.
Raven-
Raven-
Sep 30 2019
5.1.0
5.0
Sep 30 2019
5.0
Version: 5.1.0
A happy user, the programmer is very helpful and responds very quickly! I also read the comments here about the price of the program and yes it costs money, but your time is money too! So I use the user-friendly Power Manager in combination, saving energy, restarting and shutting down the computer in certain hours of the night or not at home to finish certain things, starting certain programs to finish the Queue or the cleaning, move and delete of certain program backups etc, running some Apple scripts or via the Automator, so just things that cost me valuable time during the day or things that could possibly slow my computer happen now during my working hours or at night. In the distant past I sometimes had the problem that I closed certain things that were still running ... and lost hours, not anymore! In short, Power manager in combination with ... is a wonderfully easy time and energy saving program.
paulsrandall
paulsrandall
Aug 10 2019
5.0.0
2.5
Aug 10 2019
2.5
Version: 5.0.0
Can't install scheduler either automatically or manually. Even tried the package installer. No luck there, either. Used to be one of the best things on my computer.
Baccaroeja
Baccaroeja
May 9 2016
4.5.2
0.0
May 9 2016
0.0
Version: 4.5.2
Maybe I don't get it. $50 for letting my Mac shutdown automatically?
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Nov 22 2021
5.9.0
5.0
Nov 22 2021
5.0
Version: 5.9.0
Andrewrodney
Andrewrodney
Dec 23 2019
5.0
Dec 23 2019
5.0
Version: null
Raven-
Raven-
Sep 30 2019
5.0
Sep 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
paulsrandall
paulsrandall
Aug 10 2019
2.5
Aug 10 2019
2.5
Version: null
dimzen
dimzen
Jan 16 2015
5.0
Jan 16 2015
5.0
Version: null
Screentom
Screentom
Nov 14 2013
4.5
Nov 14 2013
4.5
Version: null
Jetcurieux
Jetcurieux
Dec 10 2010
5.0
Dec 10 2010
5.0
Version: null
Fariborz
Fariborz
Jul 15 2010
5.0
Jul 15 2010
5.0
Version: null
Lpeting
Lpeting
May 31 2010
5.0
May 31 2010
5.0
Version: null