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Caffeine free download for Mac

Caffeine

Version 1.1.3

Don't let your Mac fall asleep.

4.4
Based on 68 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
Absolutely Free

Caffeine overview

Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the right side of your menubar. 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.

The menu now has a sub-menu for deactivating Caffeine automatically after a number of minutes.

What’s new in version 1.1.3

Updated on Aug 07 2020

Version 1.1.3:
New:
  • Support for macOS Mojave, Catalina (including Dark Mode)
  • Release is now Notarized by Apple.
  • Hardened Runtime enabled for security.
  • Updated menu bar icons to improve appearance on Retina displays.
  • Improved experience when prompting for accessibility permissions.
  • Added Help & Feedback area to enhance user support.
Fixed:
  • Icon occasionally remains highlighted after closing menu on macOS Sierra and later.

Information

License

Free

Size

1 MB

Downloads

311500

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10 or later
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What customer like

User Experience
Price
Value

What needs improvements

Bug fixing

Caffeine qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
3.0

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urbanaut
urbanaut
Apr 25 2023
1.1.3
0.0
Apr 25 2023
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
Why does this app ping https://analytics.intelliscapesolutions.com every 2 minutes?
paul-109
paul-109
Apr 11 2023
1.1.3
3.0
Apr 11 2023
3.0
Version: 1.1.3
It was a great, very simple app but its development was abandoned in 2021 and it does not support dark mode, rendering the menu bar icon invisible in that case. It's sorely in need of an update.
marvin.effe
marvin.effe
Nov 7 2021
1.1.3
0.0
Nov 7 2021
0.0
Version: 1.1.3
didn't work for me on os 12, mac still went to sleep. solved with a very similar app available on mac app store "Owly"
jakupivalon
jakupivalon
Apr 13 2021
1.1.3
1.0
Apr 13 2021
1.0
Version: 1.1.3
Didn't work. Mac slept right away with this app on.
finayil602
finayil602
Jan 27 2021
1.1.3
5.0
Jan 27 2021
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
This is awesome. You know why? I can sleep now and my Teams app still will show my status as "active".
r9171979
r9171979
Jan 24 2021
1.1.3
5.0
Jan 24 2021
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
Its great.
hirokoby
hirokoby
Sep 7 2020
1.1.3
5.0
Sep 7 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
I've used a couple of these "no sleep" apps and found Caffeine to be simple and effective with minimum setting !
andile-meshack
andile-meshack
Sep 6 2020
1.1.3
5.0
Sep 6 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
I can download anything and go to sleep whilst my computer is working and in the morning all is done. Thanks
oklair1
oklair1
Aug 14 2020
1.1.3
5.0
Aug 14 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
It does one job, simply and intuitively.
Aargl
Aargl
Aug 7 2020
1.1.3
5.0
Aug 7 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
The typical situation when I need Caffeine is when practicing a song, reading lyrics on the screen. Well, I generally forget to launch it the first time, though... :-D
maferose00
maferose00
May 26 2020
1.1.2
5.0
May 26 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.2
Love it.... I can work on multiple PCs and not worry about one of them going on hybernation and needing to log in again!
jstnbreen
jstnbreen
Jan 4 2020
1.1.2
5.0
Jan 4 2020
5.0
Version: 1.1.2
I’ve been using this app forever, and so happy it still works. Thank you to the makers and developers!
fleur2metaline-1
fleur2metaline-1
Aug 21 2019
1.1.1
5.0
Aug 21 2019
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Still run fine with Mojave (exept a very little aesthetic detail with the menu bar icon) ; the lightweight caffeinate app : 261 KB ! Amazing ! Thanx 2 dev
northernmunky1981
northernmunky1981
Aug 12 2017
1.1.1
0.0
Aug 12 2017
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
Just discovered that this function is built in! Just type 'caffeinate' into a terminal window. Add “-t xx” to specify duration in seconds. So -t 3600 for an hour.
demyson-and
demyson-and
Aug 11 2015
1.1.1
4.0
Aug 11 2015
4.0
Version: 1.1.1
It just does what it supposed to do. One of the first apps I always install on new Macs. But currently, on Yosemite, it keeps "selected" after a click to make it Active.
Mcr
Mcr
Aug 9 2015
1.1.1
0.0
Aug 9 2015
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
I tried the following programs Amphetamine, Caffiene. Anti Sleep. I like Anti Sleep best, especially for the new MacBooks with Haswell chips that no longer have a 'Never Sleep' option under Power Preferences. Here's what I like in Anti Sleep:
1) has a auto launch/auto activate on system startup option, great for remote systems, like a laptop, that need to be always on for access. No human needed to activate.
2) Has options to only activate when powered by AC, versus battery, or both. Again, great for laptops.
3) Display sleep can be set separately from machine sleep.

I provide remote assistance to family. When they need me to look at something on their system, I just need to tell them turn on the laptop, plug it in, leave the lid up. They don't even need 'activate' since it is set to auto launch and activate if AC power is on. I can then log in anytime thereafter, even late night. I set options auto launch/activate at startup, activate only when AC is on, and stay awake indefinitely.
TCalhau
TCalhau
Jan 18 2015
1.1.1
0.0
Jan 18 2015
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
After the apparent abandonment of Caffeine by its developer and its not support the retinas screens and Dark mode on Yosemite, I decided to look for a replacement the height! I found the incredible Wimoweh also that works perfectly and has several more options including: not let Mac sleep but allow the monitor to sleep. Found it amazing! S2
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Nov 12 2014
1.1.1
4.5
Nov 12 2014
4.5
Version: 1.1.1
I love this app...but it needs to be updated for Yosemite. Sometimes the menu icon blacks out and the only way to fix it is to exit/relaunch.
Shadokuss
Shadokuss
Mar 28 2014
1.1.1
4.5
Mar 28 2014
4.5
Version: 1.1.1
Works, do what it is intend to, simple, efficient. What else?
Maxruehl
Maxruehl
Jun 9 2013
1.1.1
0.0
Jun 9 2013
0.0
Version: 1.1.1
Is there a way to suppress the preferences window at launch? It's a bit of an annoyance to have to manually close the prefs window every time the app launches--they can be accessed via right clicking the menu bar icon, so I see no reason we should be faced with the prefs every time the app starts. Is there a way to change this that I'm missing?
Ghostcat
Ghostcat
Nov 9 2023
1.1.3
1.0
Nov 9 2023
1.0
Version: 1.1.3
paul-109
paul-109
Apr 11 2023
1.1.3
3.0
Apr 11 2023
3.0
Version: 1.1.3
wtfcar
wtfcar
Oct 25 2021
1.1.3
5.0
Oct 25 2021
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
iAziz
iAziz
Sep 6 2021
1.1.3
5.0
Sep 6 2021
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
finayil602
finayil602
Jan 27 2021
5.0
Jan 27 2021
5.0
Version: null
r9171979
r9171979
Jan 24 2021
5.0
Jan 24 2021
5.0
Version: null
hirokoby
hirokoby
Sep 7 2020
5.0
Sep 7 2020
5.0
Version: null
andile-meshack
andile-meshack
Sep 6 2020
5.0
Sep 6 2020
5.0
Version: null
oklair1
oklair1
Aug 14 2020
5.0
Aug 14 2020
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Aug 7 2020
5.0
Aug 7 2020
5.0
Version: null
maferose00
maferose00
May 26 2020
5.0
May 26 2020
5.0
Version: null
jstnbreen
jstnbreen
Jan 4 2020
5.0
Jan 4 2020
5.0
Version: null
fleur2metaline-1
fleur2metaline-1
Aug 21 2019
5.0
Aug 21 2019
5.0
Version: null
viniskate
viniskate
Jan 30 2019
5.0
Jan 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
4bs153
4bs153
May 6 2018
4.5
May 6 2018
4.5
Version: null
VeereshDevireddy
VeereshDevireddy
Dec 6 2017
5.0
Dec 6 2017
5.0
Version: null
MichaelSimpson1184
MichaelSimpson1184
May 18 2017
1.5
May 18 2017
1.5
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Feb 26 2016
4.5
Feb 26 2016
4.5
Version: null
Tomritch
Tomritch
Aug 20 2015
3.5
Aug 20 2015
3.5
Version: null
demyson-and
demyson-and
Aug 11 2015
4.0
Aug 11 2015
4.0
Version: null
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Nov 12 2014
4.5
Nov 12 2014
4.5
Version: null
Shadokuss
Shadokuss
Mar 28 2014
4.5
Mar 28 2014
4.5
Version: null
Jstgermain
Jstgermain
Apr 15 2013
3.0
Apr 15 2013
3.0
Version: null
Illidrium
Illidrium
Mar 29 2013
5.0
Mar 29 2013
5.0
Version: null
gorges
gorges
Mar 20 2013
5.0
Mar 20 2013
5.0
Version: null
shodid
shodid
Feb 14 2013
5.0
Feb 14 2013
5.0
Version: null
rootscript
rootscript
Feb 2 2013
4.0
Feb 2 2013
4.0
Version: null
Andy-M
Andy-M
Dec 30 2012
5.0
Dec 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
Sheagirl
Sheagirl
Dec 29 2012
4.5
Dec 29 2012
4.5
Version: null
iSmart
iSmart
Dec 29 2012
5.0
Dec 29 2012
5.0
Version: null
Thomas-Svendsen
Thomas-Svendsen
Dec 15 2012
5.0
Dec 15 2012
5.0
Version: null
cpoetter
cpoetter
Nov 10 2012
5.0
Nov 10 2012
5.0
Version: null
Danco
Danco
Aug 17 2012
3.0
Aug 17 2012
3.0
Version: null
thelaughingshaq
thelaughingshaq
Jun 16 2012
2.0
Jun 16 2012
2.0
Version: null
mark.shoe
mark.shoe
May 11 2012
4.5
May 11 2012
4.5
Version: null
ramon7
ramon7
Apr 30 2012
5.0
Apr 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
sebthedev
sebthedev
Apr 25 2012
5.0
Apr 25 2012
5.0
Version: null
Doug-S-
Doug-S-
Apr 14 2012
1.0
Apr 14 2012
1.0
Version: null
r-owen
r-owen
Apr 11 2012
5.0
Apr 11 2012
5.0
Version: null
crosstrainer
crosstrainer
Mar 9 2012
5.0
Mar 9 2012
5.0
Version: null
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