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Amphetamine (com.if.amphetamine) is a Mac OS X software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of iBoostUp.

The latest version that our iBoostUp users have reported seeing on their systems is Amphetamine 8148. Amphetamine requires macOS 10.11 or later.

Publisher Description:
Welcome to Amphetamine, the most awesome keep-awake app ever created for macOS. Amphetamine can keep your Mac, and optionally its display(s), awake through a super simple on/off switch, or automatically through easy-to-configure Triggers. Amphetamine is extremely powerful and includes advanced features for those who need them, yet remains intuitive and easy-to-use for those who don't need all of the bells and whistles.

=== Click to Keep Your Mac Awake ===

Quickly start a keep-awake session from Amphetamine's menu to keep your Mac awake.

  • Indefinitely, for a specified amount of time, or until a specified time
  • While a file is downloading
  • While a specific app is running

    During a keep-awake session, choose to allow or prevent:

  • Display sleep
  • Screen saver activation
  • System sleep when built-in display is closed
  • Automated mouse cursor movement
  • Locking of the screen

    === Advanced Automation ===

    Create a Trigger to automatically keep your Mac awake.

  • While an external display is connected
  • While your Mac's display is being mirrored
  • While a USB or Bluetooth device is connected
  • While a specific app is running
  • While a specific app is running and is frontmost
  • While your Mac's battery is charging and/or when the battery is above a threshold
  • While your Mac's power adapter is connected or disconnected
  • While your Mac has a specific IP address
  • While your Mac is on a specific Wi-Fi network
  • While your Mac is connected to Cisco AnyConnect VPN service
  • While your Mac is using a specific DNS servers
  • While headphones or another audio output is in use
  • While a specific drive or volume is mounted
  • While your Mac's CPU is being utilized to a specific threshold
  • When your Mac has been idle for a specific threshold

    === What's the Catch? ===

    No catch. Amphetamine is 100% free. It's a gift from me to you. Enjoy!

  • No advertisements
  • No in-app purchases
  • Nothing to unlock/no "pro" version
  • No annoying prompts asking you to review Amphetamine
  • No links for other paid apps
  • No tracking
  • No data-harvesting

    === What Else Does Amphetamine Do? ===

    Amphetamine is the most powerful and customizable keep-awake utility ever created for macOS. Some other notable features are:

  • Lock your Mac's screen after a period of inactivity
  • Move the mouse cursor periodically
  • Keep your MacBook awake while its display/lid is closed
  • Keep your drive awake with Drive Alive
  • AppleScript support
  • Use your own menu bar icons
  • Use your own notification sounds
  • Allow your display to sleep while keeping your Mac awake
  • Allow screen saver to run after a customizable period of inactivity
  • Optional session time remaining display in the menu (with 12/24 hour support)
  • Auto-end session if your Mac's battery is low
  • Hot key support for starting/ending sessions, enabling disabling display sleep, and more

    === System Requirements + Other Details ===

  • Amphetamine requires macOS 10.11 El Capitan or higher; some features require a higher version of macOS
  • Amphetamine supports Retina displays and macOS dark mode.

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    Browserism, Plisterine, Toothpicks, Lichen, Amphetamine Enhancer, Altunenator .

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