Caffeine
Caffeine
1.1.3
4.5
0.0
Caffeine free download for Mac

Caffeine

Version 1.1.3

Don't let your Mac fall asleep.

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.

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    5.0
    Ease of use
    5.0
    Features
    5.0
    Reliability
    5.0
    Customer support
    3.0
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    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?
    Jstgermain
    Jstgermain
    Apr 15 2013
    1.1.1
    3.0
    Apr 15 2013
    3.0
    Version: 1.1.1
    Does what it says. It wont let the comp sleep, unless you close the lid. I wanted something where I could close the lid too, and this just inst the solution. NoSleep seems to do the job better.
    Deebster
    Deebster
    Apr 11 2013
    1.1.1
    0.0
    Apr 11 2013
    0.0
    Version: 1.1.1
    Not working for me on 10.8.3 and a late 2008 iMac. Seems to be doing nothing at all, as my Mac is still sleeping based on Energy Saver preferences.
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