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By Digital Heaven Ltd

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Waiting for sleeping disks to wake up can be a frustrating experience for DJs, video/audio editors, musicians, and motion graphics designers who frequently work with media files located on multiple disks.

Disksomnia 4.0 periodically writes a file to keep any local disk awake, including those that stubbornly ignore Energy Saver preferences.

- Disksomnia now runs as a menu bar app with extremely low overhead and easy access to Preferences.
- By default, Disksomnia will write to disks every 55 seconds but you can now set a custom period (up to 999 seconds) to suit your particular disks.
- Icon animates when disks are being written to and there’s a countdown indicator to the next write.
- Easily select which disks are kept awake.
- Disksomnia can run all the time or only when selected applications are running. Perfect if you only need disks to be kept awake when editing audio or video.

What's New in Version 4.0.1

- Icon changes to white if dark menu bar is enabled in OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

Please note that App Store reviews are not a support channel. If you have problems with Disksomnia, please contact us so we can help you.

Ken Krutsch - we can't replicate the problems you wrote about in your review. Disksomnia is designed to only keep awake disks that are actually mounted.


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  • $9.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: Nov 20, 2014
  • Version: 4.0.1
  • Size: 2.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Digital Heaven Ltd

Compatibility: OS X 10.7.3 or later, 64-bit processor

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