App Tamer

July 16, 2021

App Tamer 2.6.4 reduces its CPU usage and fixes issues with sleep, fast user switching and VoiceOver.

This version is a free update for App Tamer 2 users. Please note that if you still have App Tamer 1.x, this is a $7.95 paid upgrade if you purchased version 1.x before July 1, 2013.

What's new in version 2.6.4

  • Eliminated a bug that could cause App Tamer to use more CPU than necessary when managing web browsers and Spotlight.
  • Corrected a problem that could result in processes not being controlled correctly immediately after the machine wakes from sleep.
  • Fast-user-switching is now handled correctly after the Mac sleeps and wakes and when App Tamer has been temporarily disabled.
  • Fixed a bug that could result in App Tamer reenabling itself sooner than it should after it's been turned off.
  • VoiceOver now works correctly in the alert announcing installation or updating of App Tamer's helper app.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause App Tamer to hang or crash in certain situations.

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App Tamer 2.6.4

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What a beautifully simple yet revolutionary App! But don't tell Apple that I can put off upgrading my Macbooks for another year ;)
- Marko Turner
It's "just working". Thank you so much. Love the product. Love the support.
- Gregory Morse
A) the user interface is completely intuitive, B) it seems to work perfectly and instantaneously, and C) I did independent confirmation with my usual tool (top from the command line) and astonishingly, Safari was sitting there firmly fixed at 0 %CPU. That is awesome!!! I am absolutely going to be telling everyone I know to go buy this immediately!
- Larry Yaeger
System Requirements
macOS 10.9 through 12
Runs natively on Intel & Apple Silicon

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