TinkerTool System
TinkerTool System
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TinkerTool System for Mac

30 September 2021

Change advanced OS X settings and more.

What is TinkerTool System for Mac

TinkerTool System is a collection of system utility features helping you in performing advanced administration tasks on Apple Macintosh computers. The application makes use of a self-adapting user interface which automatically adjusts to the computer model and to the version of OS X you are running. All options available in the current situation are accessible via "panes", very similar to the techniques you already know from the System Preferences application. The features are controlled via a single window which allows you to use the application as a general toolbox and First Aid assistant. This includes:

  • Built-in maintenance features of OS X, usually not visible on the graphical user interface;
  • Extended file operations, not available in the OS X Finder;
  • The possibility to access advanced system settings which are not visible in System Preferences;
  • Genuine and unique features of TinkerTool System, designed to resolve typical real-world problems of administrators and to fix the effects of certain defects ("bugs") in the operating system;
  • An emergency tool to troubleshoot and repair OS X in cases where the graphical user interface is no longer starting correctly or the user account of the system administrator has been damaged;
  • Features to protect your privacy, e.g., by reviewing and editing the list of Internet cookies stored for your user account;
  • Functions to collect advanced information about the hardware, operating system, and applications.

What's new in TinkerTool System

Version 7.6:
  • This version adds many internal changes to maintain compatibility with future versions of macOS.
  • Added a find option for the feature to retrieve system logs.
  • Added a find feature for many other report text views in the application.
  • Added an option to remove severity level marking colors from computed system logs.
  • All features with print output now avoid to print a black background even if the user has configured a dark system appearance.
  • The feature to clean the partition table of used disk drives now offers to unmount all affected volumes instead of ejecting them, which is more adequate.
  • The feature to search for long file system paths now automatically prevents sleep mode while running.
  • TinkerTool System for Recovery Mode (ttsfrm) now accepts that more processes are running in the background which will resolve problems with the detection of the recovery OS.
  • Corrected a problem where the presentation of privacy-protected entries in the system log didn’t match the behavior described in the reference manual.
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JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Aug 26 2021
7.5
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Aug 26 2021
0.0
Version: 7.5
Using the provided download link for today's release (7.5) give a download error.
ShotBlocker
ShotBlocker
Feb 13 2021
7.12
5.0
Feb 13 2021
5.0
Version: 7.12
TinkerTool System 7 is for macOS 11 "Big Sur." It is world class software, supremely well engineered and documented. It is not just for experts. One of the many useful features that anyone can use is the "Uninstallation Assistant," which is probably the best Mac app uninstaller you can buy. TinkerTool System also has the most sophisticated cache cleaner available, allowing differential deactivation (rather than just brute force deletion) of caches, to aid in diagnostics. These are just two of the dozens of well-crafted tools in the package. The documentation is a graduate level course in Mac maintenance and internals. Another feature is that you can import the "panels" from the free sister app TinkerTool into TinkerTool System, putting all the functions under one roof. There are 75 other Mac "cleaner" products on MacUpdate. They may be safely ignored. TinkerTool System is in a class by itself. -SB
pl-svn
pl-svn
Feb 12 2021
6.97
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Feb 12 2021
0.0
Version: 6.97
again: current version is 7.12 :rolleyes:
pl-svn
pl-svn
Jan 17 2021
6.96
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Jan 17 2021
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Version: 6.96
ehm... current version is 7.11 ;)
Suricate15
Suricate15
Apr 24 2020
6.87
5.0
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Version: 6.87
Two pieces to test and to use : Tinker Tool, free and very useful in an easy way, for everyone. TinkerTool System a MUST have for all advanced Macusers who are ready to go in deep adjustments and repair functionalities. Price is very low in regard to services you'll get when you're in front of an issue or just want to use some of the special features this application offers... You're Macusers ? How much cost your Mac ? License price is about 15 $.. Service and regular updates are absolute first class. Marcel Bresink, author of TTS is a true Professional. He seems to know MacOS as well as Apple's R&D people. Answers are, most of time, given some hours after your submitted question. No doubt, TTS is one of the top utilities you should have to try and use. NB : I don't own shares from TT, my comment is only due to a 10 years experience.
artie505
artie505
Apr 18 2020
6.86
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Apr 18 2020
0.0
Version: 6.86
Don't know why this is listed as free? TinkerTool is free, but TinkerTool System costs $14.
ShotBlocker
ShotBlocker
Mar 28 2020
6.86
5.0
Mar 28 2020
5.0
Version: 6.86
For everyone tempted to buy an OVERPRICED and probably HARMFUL "Mac Cleaner" app (of which two or more new ones seem to appear EACH WEEK), spring for fifteen bucks (less than half of what most of those ripoff "cleaners" cost) buy this OUTSTANDING UTILITY (really a suite of utilities) and READ THE MANUAL before you go HACKING AROUND macOS. This is beautifully engineered and DOCUMENTED software. You will learn a lot about macOS internals, when, why and how you should (and shouldn't) do "cleaning," and a thousand other things about what makes macOS tick. The Emergency Tool, which could SAVE YOUR BACON some day, is itself worth $15. And here's a tip: if you use the free, and also excellent, TinkerTool utility, by the same company, you can pull all of its functions into TinkerTool System. Great software, great vendor, great price. -SB
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 26 2020
6.86
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Mar 26 2020
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Version: 6.86
$14.99. Try it for free. Various discounts for various uses.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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