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App Tamer tames your processor-monopolizing apps and keeps them from chewing up excessive CPU time and battery life. Powered by a unique AutoStop feature, App Tamer stops each application when you switch away from it -- when you return to that app, it restarts automatically!

App Tamer is built around an attractive and clear user interface, designed for managing all your running applications with minimum distraction or frustration. With helpful displays, you can monitor the average percentage of your processor(s) being used by each app, or access a graphical history or your CPU usage. Easily enable AutoStop for any more...

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Version 2.1:

Note: This is a free update for App Tamer 2 users. 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.

  • Compatible with OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
  • Updated support for NetNewsWire, the App Store app, Go for Facebook, Leaf, Reeder, and Fluid browsers.
  • Improved "Show in Finder" so that it more...


  • OS X 10.7 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 54,725
Version Downloads 921
Type Utilities / System
License Shareware
Date 08 Oct 2015
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price $14.95
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