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AlDente overview

AlDente allows you to limit your MacBook from charging above a certain percentage. This will not only decrease Battery wear but also increase longevity of your Battery.

Features:
  • Charge Limiter allows you to set your maximum charging percentage between 20 and 100 percent. You can either set it by using the slide bar or by typing in the desired percentage in the field above and pressing enter afterwards.
  • Discharge - This feature allows your MacBook to run completely on Battery even if it is plugged in. Therefore, you can actively discharge your MacBook to a more healthy percentage. Unfortunately, while Discharge is activated, clamshell mode is not supported due to technical limitations.

AlDente comes in two service levels: Free and Pro. Compare the plans.

What’s new in version 1.17.1

Updated on May 14 2022

  • Fixed a bug where AlDente would crash when started without being connected to the internet
  • Fixed a bug where there would be no text next to the AlDente icon in Activity Monitor
  • Visual Improvements for the Setapp version of AlDente
  • Small translation improvements
View older AlDente updates

Information

License

Free

Size

3.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://apphousekitchen.com/

Downloads

5535

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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artie505
artie505
Apr 17 2022
1.16
1.0
Apr 17 2022
1.0
Version: 1.16
I can't find a contact link to submit a feature request, so I'll post here. PLEASE reduce the padding around AlDente's menu bar icon! It is disturbingly hugely disproportionate to that of the icons of all my other apps...Apple and 3rd party.
dcwkallgren
dcwkallgren
Mar 7 2022
1.15.1
0.0
Mar 7 2022
0.0
Version: 1.15.1
Al Dente is great but I'm struggling to find links to old versions that still worked with Mojave. I'm running a machine that can't update past Mojave
krishna81m
krishna81m
Sep 30 2021
2.1.2
0.0
Sep 30 2021
0.0
Version: 2.1.2
Curious why is this is not on App Store?
artie505
artie505
Mar 17 2021
2.1.2
1.0
Mar 17 2021
1.0
Version: 2.1.2
Nw issue: Helper crashes once every morning. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
artie505
artie505
Mar 5 2021
1.2
1.0
Mar 5 2021
1.0
Version: 1.2
Running the v 2.1 alpha with no significant problems, but when I tested "Allow discharge (Beta)," my battery stopped discharging at 97%...long before the 80% target. (Couldn't figure out how to post at GitHub.) Useful app for someone like me who virtually never runs on battery power.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 2 2021
1.2
0.0
Mar 2 2021
0.0
Version: 1.2
v2.1 is the actual version just released. And note that it is an Alpha build, i.e. not for the faint of heart, not even a beta yet.
Beamy
Beamy
Mar 2 2021
1.2
5.0
Mar 2 2021
5.0
Version: 1.2
forgot the 5 stars ...
Beamy
Beamy
Mar 2 2021
1.2
5.0
Mar 2 2021
5.0
Version: 1.2
Runs nicely on my Mac and does its job very well !
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