MacOS tool to limit maximum charging percentage (by davidwernhart)

AlDente Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to AlDente
  • GitHub repo charge-limiter

    macOS app to set battery charge limit for MacBooks

  • GitHub repo macs-fan-control

    Control fans on Apple computers

  • GitHub repo EternalPower

  • GitHub repo osx_battery_charge_limit

    Mac / Macbook / OSX limit maximum battery charge using SMC

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better AlDente alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where AlDente has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-03-02.
  • Where can I download Al Dente? | 2021-03-05
  • What does your maximum charge capacity say in mAh, and which model do you have?
  • Prolonging Battery Tips for Student | 2021-03-02
    I did find this which does seem to work on M1. But I haven't used it. | 2021-03-02
    There’s an open source tool that I use for that called AlDente. You can find it here.
  • Just noticed the new battery health management at work. I think my MacBook noticed that it never gets unplugged, so now it draws power straight from the charger and leaves the battery at 80%. Neat! | 2021-02-25
    For people not on Big Sur. I have been using AlDente for quite a while now. Manually set the percentage and the battery doesn’t go past that. Even in bootcamp.
  • Keeping my 16” in Clamshell mode a bad idea?
    As for battery-care I use AlDente to keep the battery from staying at 100% all the time.
  • macOS 11.3 Could Ensure Your Mac is Fully Charged in Time for Calendar Events | 2021-02-18
    Shoutout for AlDente, which allows you to simply cap the max charge level.
  • Optimised Charging not working | 2021-02-17
  • This should be a permanent, customisable feature of every MacBook (and iPhone, iPad too!). | 2021-02-16
    Check out Al Dente for a way to easily customize this on mac. Especially useful if your laptop is staying plugged in all day for now.
  • PSA: I found a better alternative to AlDente - more features and more reliable on M1! | 2021-02-15
    Since people are asking for context:
  • Al Dente is finally updated and compatible with Apple Silicon! | 2021-02-14 | 2021-02-14
  • Is that a new feature big sur? It’s true I’m using my Mac on battery rarely. But I’ve never seen this kind of « notification ». | 2021-02-13 | 2021-02-13
    Weird, anyway AlDente's out on M1 now. | 2021-02-13
    You can use different numbers instead of 60 and 80. Refer to to understand the effect of the numbers you specify


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