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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep Apps
While the iTunes visualizer is running, your display will not sleep, regardless of whatever your settings might be, unless the music is stopped or paused. This feature only seems to exist in iTunes -- displays will still sleep if you are watching a movie in QuickTime Player, for example.
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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: bealzebub on Feb 25, '04 10:59:31AM

VLC also prevents your display from sleeping, and it even goes further than that: when you connect your TiBook to your TV using the S-Video Out, you can dim your screen until it's completely blacked out, while your TV output will still be visible.



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Feature, not a bug...
Authored by: GORDYmac on Feb 25, '04 11:48:33AM

I hated when the display would sleep instead of showing the visualizer. The display sleeping would mean that energy saver prefs were not being ignored--which should be the case if iTunes in playing IMHO.



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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: Fofer on Feb 25, '04 12:59:31PM

Yeah, while we're on the subject - why *does* QuickTime Player insist on sleeping every time I watch a long movie? It's somewhat annoying.



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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: tobyc on Feb 25, '04 02:07:22PM

My display doesn't seem to sleep when I am watching a long video in full screen.



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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: mistercow on Feb 25, '04 10:39:05PM

You have to have display sleep turned on for it to go to sleep during QT movies.



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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: swedentom on Feb 27, '04 09:31:24AM

Try Xinema instead.
http://www.lightheadsw.com/



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iTunes visualizer prevents display sleep
Authored by: cgstokes on Mar 17, '04 04:11:13AM

Mine doesn't sleep when I have a movie playing full screen on MPlayer.



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