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Maintenance is a system maintenance and cleaning utility. It allows you to run miscellaneous tasks of system maintenance:
  • Repair permissions
  • Run periodic scripts
  • Reset Spotlight's index
  • Rebuild the LaunchServices database
  • Delete application, font, and system cache
  • Check the status of the hard disk

What's New

Version 1.8.9:
  • Deleting the logs improved
  • Bug with synchronizing photos in iTunes corrected

Requirements

  • OS X 10.9 or later

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Wickedsp1d3r Member IconComment+124
Wickedsp1d3r
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It always gets stuck when deleting trash contents: https://i.imgur.com/8ZsNRg4.png

...and I have to force quit it.

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Version 1.8.7
gtrsteve
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You have to make sure nothing from any apps in Trash are being used. Sometimes you can miss a part of an app and not realize it.

Umaromc Member IconComment+721
Umaromc
+1

FYI

http://joel.barriere.pagesperso-orange.fr/dl/109/Maintenance.dmg

^ for Mac OS X 10.9 (default MU link)

http://joel.barriere.pagesperso-orange.fr/dl/108/Maintenance.dmg

^ for Mac OS X 10.8 (not listed under Related)

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Version 1.8.7
Macfool Member IconReview+253
Macfool
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S/B version 1.8.5

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Version 1.8.3
Foobar1969 Member IconComment+59
Foobar1969
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Maintenance is the tool I recommend to any Mac user who isn't a serious techie. Just click the button and let it clean your Mac.

I hope Titanium will release a Mavericks update soon (or better yet, a unified version that just plain works on any OS X).

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Version 1.7.1
Theguy Member IconComment+25
Theguy
+2

Unfortunately 1.6.7 is not code signed, so anyone with Gatekeeper settings to 'identified developers only' can't open this app. But hey, at least it's not Mac App Store only!

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Version 1.6.7
Dlawhon
+2

Even with this Gatekeeper setting, you can open Maintenance 1.6.7 by control-clicking (or right-clicking) on the Maintenance application icon and choosing "Open" from the shortcut menu that appears. (The shortcut menu was previously known as a contextual menu.)

Macguruguy Member IconComment+129
Macguruguy
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Current version is 1.6.5.

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Version 1.6.4
Full Score Member IconReview+12
Full Score
+1

I have never understood why it requires you to enter an admin password. I leave mine blank for general use, but opening OnyX, Maintenance and Deeper is impossible without logging out and re-booting the Mac as the Administrator with an assigned password. I should be able to use these apps without all this hassle. If I've designated myself to be "Admin" in the Users & Groups preferences, this should be sufficient "security". A poor oversight which mitigates against using these three apps.

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Version 1.6.1
Titanium Software (Developer)
+8

Same comment (OnyX & Deeper), same response...
An administrator have not all the rights!! Only root! =)
You speak "sufficient security" but don't set a password is not a very good idea...

Titanium Software (Developer)
+6

If you write this comment with all the applications requiring password... you write a lot!! ;)

Foobar1969
+7

What a terrible viewpoint. Any program that accesses root-only parts of OS X absolutely requires the root password to operate. This is an essential part of desktop computer safety, from every major OS developer.

If you know another Mac app comparable to OnyX or Maintenance that doesn't required a password, it is violating a lot of rules.

Titanium Software (Developer)
+1

@Foobar1969: Ridiculous!! Some commands cannot work without admin privileges !! Please before say stupid comments, learn the bases of the system!! For example, to clean browser cache of another users...

Titanium Software (Developer)
+3

Oups... Sorry Foobar1969... I have not understood your message. I'm very sorry... my english is very bad. :/

ZenMaster_Flash
+1

My Mac History goes back to pre-Macintosh Apple Computers. I was the President of the nation's oldest MUG (Mac User Group); and I used to keep a blank system password, but for the last decade I simply use a one (1) letter Admin' Password. I can auto-hit that key with 100% accuracy - in a fraction of a second. Problem Solved !

RavenNevermore
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NEVER have a blank password. Don't be lazy.

GianMarco-Tavazzani
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As soon as I also started to ask to be free to live a risky life and decide whether or not to have a PW, hell broke loose and my score dropped to negative inside one day.
And I see that the the paranoid party is still working AND HOPING TO BE SAFE in the NSA world!
Even the VERY GOOD @ZenMaster_Flash paid this toll to them! (I also use a single key PW, forced by Onyx!)
Yes, using I also intensively AND ONLY Macs by 1984, I felt a twinge of disgust the day MY MAC started to talk about 'Privileges'!!!
I'm NOT a 'privileged person', I don't want to be it, I'm a democrat, a liberal and my home front door is ever open, my bathroom door is closed but WITHOUT ANY KEY when it's occupied.
It's MY BUSINESS and should stay MY CHOICE ONLY, it's not a matter of laziness but a therapy to prevent paranoia, which pushes anyone in the u.s.a. to own a gun.
Yes, they could use my same argument: it's THEIR business and their choice but, frankly, I can't 'respect it', not more than the decision of a father to approve to let kill his daughter if she leaves his religion!
I would like to hope that you all can see the difference between this two kind of 'freedom' and, please, don't confuse the time saving while working with 'laziness': it's EFFICIENCY!

RavenNevermore
+0

@GianMarco-Tavazzani, OS X is a UNIX based operating system, so it uses permissions. This makes the OS more secure.

GianMarco-Tavazzani
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@RavenNevermore: I have nothing against 'permissions', I'm a man of freedom and I would permit near everything, beside some few things not worth to be mentioned here HEY!! THIS IS MY… Ok, it WAS my GF :-(
What I contemn is already the word 'Privilege'! And to be forced to close with a key something that, given that belongs to me, I should be entitled to share with whoever I want, maybe also my… Ok, she don't belongs to me, never was, maybe I belong to her (and this should already worry me!)

Xenophile
+0

Uhhhh, because only an admin should be able to delete logs and caches? Or maybe because one should always back up their volume before performing maintenance routines beyond the standard OS X cron jobs? Failing to password protect Maintenance could let a hostile user hose your system, lol.

I notice you have not downrated paid maintenance apps for the same reason. Perhaps your goal is to drive down the rating average for this free app so you can sell more of some paid maintenance app? I find your reasoning too absurd to be believable, and the motive is clear: there's no reason to buy a maintenance app given how awesome Onyx, Maintenance, and Deeper are.

GianMarco-Tavazzani Member IconComment+128
GianMarco-Tavazzani
+0

"This version of Maintenance requires Mac OS X version 10.7.x (Lion)."
So 10.8.1 is still not supported??

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Version 1.5.6
GianMarco-Tavazzani
+1

Ok, found: go to the developer's site and there is all.
A bit messy, this add.. but we can live with it.
Anyway allow me to advice to complete the description and the links!

Tomeg Member IconReview+36
Tomeg
+0

I love Maintenance, as well as Onyx. But I'm surprised to find that neither works with Lion. I also don't find either app listed in the App Store. Could there be an oversight here. Please keep developing, I would gladly pay something for Maintenance.

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Version 1.3.8
Tomeg
+0

Onyx 2.4.0b3 is now compatible with Lion. Maybe Maintenance will be compatible soon. Or, Onyx may replace Maintenance, since Onyx does everything Maintenance does, among other things.

Titanium1
+1

Hello,

Why not a Maintenance for Lion? Simply because the future version of Maintenance (in progress) will be developed in AppleScriptObjC... ;-)

Jazzica
+0

Tomeg, Onyx 2.4.1 is Lion-only.
And the policy at Apple is to not release apps on the Appstore that use sudo commands or affect system files. That's a quote directly from the last MacWorld issue. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
Onyx 2.4.1 runs great on Lion, by the way.

Tomeg
+0

Thanks, Titanium 1 and Jazzica. I caught up with both apps meanwhile, but I have a question to Titanium 1: Does the latest version automatically verify the hard disk, and check S.M.A.R.T. status (whatever that is, I've not looked it up)? Also, can one set a preference in Maintenance to reboot after completing its routines?

Tomeg Member IconComment+36
Tomeg
+0

I love Maintenance, as well as Onyx. But I'm surprised to find that neither works with Lion. I also don't find either app listed in the App Store. Could there be an oversight here. Please keep developing, I would gladly pay something for Maintenance.

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Version 1.3.8
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Version 1.8.0
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Version 1.7.0
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Version 1.6.9
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Version 1.6.9
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Version 1.5.3
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Version 1.5.2
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Version 1.5.0
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Date 19 Jul 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
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