PowerManager is mainly meant to be used as an MP3 alarm clock. There are a lot of alarm clock programs out there, but PowerManager has the following advantages over the competition:
- Wakes your computer from sleep
- Integrated with iTunes
- MP3 alarms can play any playlist you have created in iTunes
- MP3 alarms can set the initial system volume and iTunes volume
- MP3 alarms can have a gradually increasing volume
- PowerManager can shut off your alarm if you don't dismiss it after a designated time period (so that your neighbors don't call the police when you go away for the long weekend)
- You may schedule an infinite number of events
- PowerManager runs in the background -- you don't have to have an app hogging Dock space
- You don't have to enter an administrative password every time you want to set an alarm
- A status item may be kept in your menu bar for easy access to info about scheduled events
What's new in this version:
- No longer prevents idle sleep (as specified in the Energy Saver pref pane).
- Fixed rare crashing bug in background application. This bug would have prevented scheduled PowerManager events from occurring.
- Fixed bug which prevented the 'Library' playlist from being highlighted in iTunes if it was selected as the playlist for an iTunes alarm. Previously, songs were played from the main Library, but it wasn't highlighted in iTunes.
- About panel is accessible from the status item (in t... See all new features »