Red Eye

A menu bar app to keep your Mac awake

Stay awake! Give your Mac a cup of coffee... with a shot of espresso. Red Eye is a menu bar app that allows you to quickly and easily prevent your Mac from going to sleep. Perfect for presentations, long-running computations, or downloading large files. Activate or disable with a single click and keep your Mac awake.

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Latest version 1.0, Released 27 Aug 2019.

Requires macOS 10.12 or later.

Red Eye screenshot

  1. Download from the link above
  2. Double-click to unzip redeye.zip
  3. Drag Red Eye.app to your Applications/ folder
  4. Open the app
  5. Click "Open" on the confirmation dialog: Red Eye open dialog
  6. Red Eye should now be running and you should see its icon in your menu bar
  7. Right-click the icon to Quit