FruitJuice - Battery Health
Developer: The Battery Project, LLC
Current Version: 2.3.3
Last Updated: 2 months ago
Download Size: 4 MB - Download
FruitJuice helps you achieve the longest runtime and lifespan from your Apple notebook battery.
FruitJuice will let you know how long to stay "on battery" each day to keep your battery healthy based on Apple's recommendations. *
FruitJuice keeps a detailed record of your battery charge and discharge activity so that it can make precise recommendations about how long to use your machine on battery based on Apple's recommended usage patterns.
Recommendations are tailored to your specific usage patterns and are adjusted in real-time based on how you actually use your machine.
Flexible configuration allows you to see as much or as little information as you wish.
Notifications will let you know when to plug in or unplug your machine to keep your battery healthy and avoid the surprise of "You are now running on reserve battery power."
FruitJuice also will show you a realistic assessment of the overall condition of your battery: it combines the battery condition, age, factory capacity and lifespan numbers to give you real-time insight into the health of your battery.
* see Apple's Battery page (http://www.apple.com/batteries/notebooks.html)
- Address macOS High Sierra compatibility issues, including seeing notifications twice if you use Alert style notifications.
- Refine logic around calculations that trigger the "more battery time recommended" message. These should now be less sensitive.
Most Helpful Reviews
Does what it says, very well - This app does exactly what it says, especially the part about giving alerts for various battery-related events. This is why we bought it, to help with a discipline of keeping the battery in a sweet-spot range between 40-80% as recommended by some experts to prolong battery life. A little pricey for what it does, but that's ok too, because it DOES do what it says. This review is an "addendum" to my previous one, raising my rating to a full "5".
What's Going On? - I bought this app a few months ago, was working fine. Now after the update it's telling me that in order to use this I have to subscribe? Not cool. Worse, it can't find the subscription page. I'm hoping this is a bug and not a $10 mistake.