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  1. 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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    • 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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      • 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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        • 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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          • 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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                • I love it all but a request ...

                  to have an option in the settings to choose a default app for "While app is running" instead of choosing it every time.. For example: uTorrent.

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                  • Amphetamine needs better predefined hour options

                    The options displayed under the Hours menu in Amphetamine don't make much sense and should be changed.

                    Looking under the Minutes menu, the options provided are quite logical. They step up by 5 minutes twice, 10 minutes twice, and finally by 15 minutes: http://ca.mag.cm/052I1Y100j3P

                    Looking under the Hours menu, however, reveals options that make little sense. They step up by 1 hour four times, by 5 hours, by 2 hours, and finally by 12 hours: http://ca.mag.cm/022p242j0p0C

                    The Hours menu would be much more useful and logical if a different set of options were provided. Instead of the current options, the…

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                    • It's be great to see Amphetamine automatically dismiss notifications

                      I use this app a lot and I have most of the notifications turned. At some I open the notifications side menu and see it full of the Amphetamine notifs. It would be great to have them auto dismiss after a certain time.

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                      • Italian Translation

                        Hi, I offer volunteer to translate Amphetamine in Italian. I really appreciate the app and I find it really great. I already have some experience. I translated: Password Safe (android), Flyperlink (android), Meta - tag editor (Mac OS) and iStatistica (Mac OS). I look for your news.

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                        • Prominent warning that starting/allowing screen saver overrides other app's saver disabling settings

                          Add a label or dialog to warn users that 'Preferences > Start screen saver after' and 'Quick Settings > Allow screen saver' does override the settings of other apps to keep the screen saver off.

                          Example: Amphetamine causes the saver to come up while VLC is playing video with its 'Disable screen saver' enabled. Endless frustration...

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                          • Trigger that only Starts the session, without the end time

                            I would like to start the session, without the end time. Currently, I have to define both start and end time.

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                            • Amphetamine Preferences for Dock Icon & Walkthrough do not save

                              On system restart, Amphetamine launches as if it's the first-run, every time. The icon re-appears in the dock, and the startup screen appears. If I turn off the startup screen and hide the dock icon in the preferences, it will persist until the next restart and then it's back. This happens on a few different computers of mine. OS: Mac 10.12.6 Amphetmine: 3.0.2 (Build 56)

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                              • Amphetamine can be triggered by All Unknown WiFi Name (excluding the Known WiFi Name)

                                Amphetamine can be triggered by All Unknown WiFi Name (excluding the Known WiFi Name).

                                Now, this app just can be triggered by the Known WiFi Name.

                                Thanks!

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                                • Amphetamine sometimes ignores clicks

                                  When the app is configured to show menu on right-click, every click after a menu action is ignored.

                                  Steps:

                                  1. Set Status Bar Icon Click to “Left: Start/end session | Right: Show menu”
                                  2. Right-click the status bar icon, choose any option (either with the mouse or the keyboard, it seems)
                                  3. Left-click or right-click the status bar icon; nothing happens
                                  4. Left-click or right-click the status bar icon again, this time the app properly reacts

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                                  • Lower icon opacity option not working on OS X 10.8 and 10.9

                                    Just playing with older OSs and detected that. I'm going to try in OS X10.10 in a while (not installed yet).

                                    Mac OS X 10.11 and newer works as expected (wonderfully).

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                                    • Why is it an app?

                                      When we do cmd+tab, why does amphetamine even come up? Why can't it just live in the taskbar as a service?

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                                      • French translation

                                        If you need help for the French language translation I'm a developer and I'm a native French

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                                        • I just want to thank you for making such a high quality app!

                                          Thanks! I teach large university lectures and I rely on Amphetamine to postpone sleep during lectures. I just discovered "While App is Running..." which is yet another example of great design. I am just super grateful.

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