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  1. It'd be great to see browserism do support the brave browser

    It'd be great to see browserism do support the brave browser. This would be a reason for me to buy it. :)

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    • It would be great if Amphetamine could activate for Time Machine Backups

      One of the main reasons I use amphetamine (and previously caffeine) was to allow my computer to complete large time machine backups. However, I would like my computer to go to sleep after this backup is complete. While I know that "theoretically" power naps should allow this to occur on mac books, my experience thus far is that it doesn't (the backup stops and takes days to complete). I would like to start a large backup or initial back-up, go to sleep, and have my computer sleep after the backup is completed.

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      • It'd be great to see Amphetamine had a trigger to stay awake when a Terminal command is running.

        I didn't see the application in my Terminal session show up in the application list even with "Don't show system & helper apps in list" unchecked. It would be great if Amphetamine could have a trigger for Terminal commands so that downloads and uncompressing as well as server apps via the Terminal would be supported.

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        • 4 votes
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          • Turkish Translation

            I can translate Amphetamine to my language. I love it and using it every night! Thanks for everyone who make it best!

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            • Turkish Translation

              I can translate Amphetamine to my language. I love it and using it every night! Thanks for everyone who make it best!

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              • Amphetamine: End session when download is complete

                I'm a pretty surprised this was not already implemented.

                I would like to have a function, that Amphetamine will end session when download is complete. This is kind of tricky, because every browser handles downloads a bit differently.

                But one universal solution should be, to let user to select a file that he is currently downloading. Amphetamine will watch that file. If the file size stops increasing for minute or two, download has finished, and computer can sleep.

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                • More turns off/on options

                  The perfect use of Amphetamine for me would be:

                  - It turns OFF automatically once reaches a certain percentage of remaining battery.
                  - It turns OFF when I fold my Macbook
                  - It turns ON when I re-open my Macbook.

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                  • It would be great to have an iphone app that does the same thing

                    When listening to music on my iphone, it will go to the locked screen. Then if I want to change the music track or do anything related, I have to unlock the screen, find the app, and do the action. I'd like to keep the phone from locking so it's easier - also applies to using other apps on my iphone.

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                    • High Sierra update has completely disabled my Amphetamine.

                      All my settings no longer work on High Sierra. Example: Full screen brightness does not work, the screen light dims according to macbook settings.

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                      • end session at a specific time say 6 PM

                        instead of custom amount of time -- would like to pick the time to end a session

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                        • Display sleeps despite unchecked "Allow Display To Sleep" option on High Sierra

                          After upgrading to Hight Sierra the display sleeps despite the option "Allow Display To Sleep" being unchecked.

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                          • I'd like Amphetamine to show in its menu bar menus which drives are awake

                            I have 3 volumes of one external disk, one volume of a TM disk, and a Hard Disk.
                            I would like a way to quickly see which volumes and disks are awake and which aren't. For instance, does my TM disk ever sleep? Could this be a submenu under the coffee carafe?

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                            • It would be great if Amphetamine had a checkbox, which makes it not start the screensaver whilst VLC is the frontmost app.

                              Hi, thank you for making this app, I like it a lot, but I have one problem with it, which is that whilst watching any video via the vlc app, after 5 minutes the screensaver starts up. I have set amphetamine so that the screensaver starts after 5 minutes, but I don’t want it to do this whilst I’m watching something in vlc.

                              Therefore I would like to request that the amphetamine app has a checkbox, which makes it not start the screensaver whilst vlc is the frontmost app.

                              Or, perhaps you can think of another way to solve the…

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                              • Why not release as Open Source?

                                It's free software, it's a nice and simple utility so why don't open up to developers releasing to Github?
                                You could get a lot of free help and people could learn somenthing from it.
                                I'm currently contributing to Noti (https://github.com/jariz/Noti) and it's amazing the ideas that came up bringing more people to work together.

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                                • High Sierra - squash some BIG bugs!

                                  I have let's say a VPN connection or a file transfer, or other operations - Amphetamine no longer prevents sleep and everything disconnects :(

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                                  • Sleep When Session Ends (Amphetamine 3)

                                    I would like to use Amphetamine to send my Mac to sleep right after a session ends without taking into account the internal settings in System Preferences / Energy Saver, i.e. if my session ends after 5 hours send the machine to sleep right away.

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                                    • Just a little complain about the app name.

                                      The app is great, I love it.
                                      But the name is really hard to remember, for a non-english-speaker that used to boot app from Alfred.

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                                      • Create rule when OpenVPN is connected

                                        Usually OpenVPN is always running. And if computer sleeps OpenVPN stops receiving refresh token. After computer wake up OpenVPN asks password and MFA token. It's annoying. It would be nice to apply rule do not sleep when OpenVPN is connected only. If it's running but not connected - then no problem to put computer in a sleep mode.

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                                        • Drive Awake on time schedule

                                          I'd like to have Drive Awake on during office hours, so external drives won't use energy saving features in the day but spin down and rest in the night.

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