Red Eye

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.

Version 1.2

Requires macOS 11.0 or later.

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Released 30 November 2022

Support and FAQs

Please visit our support page for help with our apps, or contact us with any questions or concerns.

  1. Download from the link above.
  2. Double-click to unzip
  3. Drag Red 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.