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Wimoweh
Wimoweh
1.1.68
4.1
0.0
Wimoweh free download for Mac

Wimoweh for Mac1.1.68

10 January 2020

Menu item helps control your Mac's sleep (beta).

What is Wimoweh for Mac

Wimoweh is a menu-bar application that allows you to have better control over how your Mac sleeps.

Features
  • Shows which apps are preventing your Mac from sleeping and why.
  • Stay awake based on average CPU usage over time.
  • Stay awake based on available services on your local network
  • Set-up a countdown to keep your Mac awake for a certain amount of time
  • Allows you to always stay awake when certain applications are running and automatically sleep when they've finished. This is great for apps that OS X seems to 'ignore' even though they're working or if you're waiting for a lengthy job to finish and want the Mac to sleep afterwards.
  • And of course, you can just keep your Mac awake indefinitely.

What's new in Wimoweh

Version 1.1.68:
  • Allows you to persist the 'Sleep Indefinitely' option between reboots (see prefs screen)

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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jan 11 2020
1.1.68
0.0
Jan 11 2020
0.0
Version: 1.1.68
Suggestion: An option to force a Mac to go into Hibernation Sleep, aka actual full-time deep sleep. It's not possible in recent versions of macOS unless you trigger it in the Terminal or use an old app or Dashport widget such as Midnight (which I do).
RavenManiac
RavenManiac
Mar 15 2016
1.1.57
0.0
Mar 15 2016
0.0
Version: 1.1.57
This seems like a really nice app, but is there anyway to customize the dashboard icon so it's not a neon green? I personally prefer all of my dashboard icons to be black. Your icon is cool enough that it doesn't need color, in my humble opinion. :)
iMiNiMaL
iMiNiMaL
Feb 19 2015
1.1.46
2.5
Feb 19 2015
2.5
Version: 1.1.46
Amphetamine is much better!
TCalhau
TCalhau
Jan 18 2015
1.1.46
5.0
Jan 18 2015
5.0
Version: 1.1.46
Finally I found a worthy successor to the Caffeine. This application is simple and lightweight yet feature-full! Loved It!
anonymous-thrush-1121
anonymous-thrush-1121
Sep 30 2014
1.1.43
5.0
Sep 30 2014
5.0
Version: 1.1.43
The function that can appoint outside application targeted for sleep is wonderful. The time designation is possible, too.
Tomeg
Tomeg
Aug 29 2014
1.1.41
5.0
Aug 29 2014
5.0
Version: 1.1.41
For a simple variable-time menubar sleep control try Fiplab's Owly- Sleep Prevention. I have Caffeine and Wimoweh, and good as they both are, one fling w. Owly and I was a happy man. Best of all, it's fro-fra-free. Find at the App Store.
Dan-D
Dan-D
Aug 25 2014
1.1.4
0.0
Aug 25 2014
0.0
Version: 1.1.4
The menubar icons are kind of cute, I guess – but absolutely hard to tell apart! There seem to be two kind of animal faces (?), one with open and one with closed eyes – problem is, those open/closed eyes in that animal face icons are only 2x2 pixels (!) – I can't see any difference on my 27" display (2560 x 1440 Pixel) at all, even if I use Mac OS X's zoom function (without antialiasing)! You should really consider new menubar icons – and they really don't have to look like cute little animal faces, just keep them simple and easy to distinguish.
Prince-Isaac
Prince-Isaac
Jun 30 2014
0.880
0.0
Jun 30 2014
0.0
Version: 0.880
I think this works best with Lion! heh-heh
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Mar 25 2014
0.876
5.0
Mar 25 2014
5.0
Version: 0.876
I've long used caffeine as it does exactly as much as I need. However, Wimoweh has a lot more options and control, very well implemented and a responsive developer. I do miss my cup of coffee full/empty icon though!!!
George6
George6
Feb 14 2014
0.852
3.0
Feb 14 2014
3.0
Version: 0.852
Goddammit! Can't you (developer) stop posting a daily release and rather impelement and test your app up to a certain properly working state? it is very annoying if an app updates every day. it feels like its super alpha. stop doing it. (drop box does that too, its so annoying)
Magosilvan
Magosilvan
Dec 17 2013
0.661
0.0
Dec 17 2013
0.0
Version: 0.661
I repeatedly tried to open it but nothing happened. No menu-bar icon and no window appears.
Laine
Laine
Dec 4 2013
0.65
0.0
Dec 4 2013
0.0
Version: 0.65
Unable to download the current version (missing resource).
Noraa
Noraa
Apr 30 2013
0.42
4.5
Apr 30 2013
4.5
Version: 0.42
So far seems to work really well - a great alternative to the no-longer-functioning InsomniaX. For some reason, when I'm encoding an item with HandBrake, my computer will still go to sleep. I always have to remember to go to System Prefences -> Energy Saver -> Sleep:Never before starting an encode. The option to "Never Sleep Whilst Running:" has been a lifesaver, as I no longer need to worry about that. Of course, now if I forget to quit HandBrake when the encode is done the computer doesn't sleep - but better than nothing! Not sure if this is doable at all, but maybe have an option to prevent the computer from sleeping whilst running a certain an application, only when said application is using a certain % of CPU (i.e. when HandBrake is running it uses all 4 cores at 100%, whereas when it is idle it uses barely any CPU time).
Red-John
Red-John
Apr 27 2013
0.41
0.5
Apr 27 2013
0.5
Version: 0.41
Tried using this app and everytime I click on the icon in the Toolbar Menu, the app crashes/turns itself off. I'm running OS X Lion 10.7.5. Please help as I believe this is a bug.
Jeepster
Jeepster
Apr 19 2013
0.41
4.0
Apr 19 2013
4.0
Version: 0.41
Great little Utility. I like the ability for setting which programs will keep the system awake, it's very easy to use, has a great little Icon in the top Menu bar and of course is free...! Just one thing and if the Dev could possibly take note; the reason I downloaded this was in the hope that I could prevent the system from going to Sleep upon closing the Lid/Screen on my MacBook Pro (thus keep the system awake with MacBook Pro in 'clamshell-mode). Sadly this is not the case and my MacBook Pro 8,3 goes to sleep whenever I close the screen. Therefore if this ability could be somehow implemented into Wimoweh with maybe some additional options such as never sleep when lid is closed (plugged into power supply), sleep after certain conditions are met with lid closed (i.e. set time or finish of tasks etc) and shutdown while in/from sleep if on battery with 5% power remaining - then this would be fantastic and a real Gem. For those that would not like this proposed feature, then they simply don't have to enable it, then no one is left out and everyone's happy. With regard to my model of MacBook Pro 8,3 (17" intel i7, early 2011) Apple state that clamshell mode 'is' supported for this mode, however the only way I have ever been able to use it in clamshell mode is when an external display like the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display was plugged into it; closing the MacBook Pro would retain display on the Thunderbolt while switching the MacBook Pro's LCD screen off and preventing the MacBook Pro from sleeping. The Macbook Pro NEVER overheated and always felt the same if not cooler because the LED backlighting was off in the Lid and so was the LCD screen (which gets lit by the LED backlighting. Its still a great App and well worth having as a very handy and useful Utility. (I didn't rate full 5 stars for stability having only just installed it as of same day of this post/review, therefore have not tested it for long enough.)
Danco
Danco
Mar 10 2013
0.2
4.0
Mar 10 2013
4.0
Version: 0.2
Very nice. We needed this, since the change in sleep rules on Mountain Lion. I would like to see the option to prevent sleep for a specific period of time. And also an icon change to show when Wimoweh is preventing sleep, as otherwise it is easy to forget this is happening. Also it is not obvious that the "Never sleep when running" option can only be set when the application is actually running, rather than directly from a list of all applications. Not a problem once one realises this, but confusing at first.
Andu
Andu
Mar 9 2013
0.2
0.0
Mar 9 2013
0.0
Version: 0.2
I couldn't figure out how to add other applications (like "parallels") to prevent sleeping
Maeltj
Maeltj
Feb 25 2013
0.1
3.0
Feb 25 2013
3.0
Version: 0.1
Looking for something to keep my mac awake when I'm moving stuff on my NAS. This is a first BETA, seems very stable for me. Must try if you are looking an app easy to use.
Naoh
Naoh
Feb 21 2013
0.1
0.0
Feb 21 2013
0.0
Version: 0.1
I love the name of this utility. (For those who don't get the reference, think: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")
4.1
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later

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