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Archive for September 10th, 2016

by Tom Nelson

App Tamer from St. Clair Software can take control of a wayward app that’s hogging CPU utilization and stop it in its tracks. Unlike Apple’s App Nap, which puts an app to sleep when its active window becomes covered by one or more windows, App Tamer can work to control both active foreground apps and apps that work in the background, such as Spotlight or Time Machine.

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Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

App Tamer is an easy-to-use utility to help you control how your Mac utilizes its CPU resources and assigns them to the various running apps and services. Although App Tamer is a very easy app to use, it is by its nature an app for advanced Mac users, who have a good understanding of how apps interact to use processing resources, and how that affects other variables, such as battery runtime.

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