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TinkerTool System for Mac

Change advanced settings and more.

$17.00
In English
3.9
Based on 6 user rates

TinkerTool System overview

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 macOS 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 macOS, usually not visible on the graphical user interface;
  • Extended file operations, not available in the macOS 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 macOS 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 version 8.88

  • Added new feature to remove the large files of optional Apple slow-motion screen savers immediately if necessary (macOS 14 or later only).
  • Added support for new Background Item technology in upcoming versions of macOS.
  • Added support for testing fans on Macs with M3 processors.
  • All features that search or modify files selected by the user have been revised to avoid conflicts with iCloud or cloud solutions of other vendors. Opening affected folders will no longer trigger automatic synchronization downloads executed by macOS.
  • Updated support for cleaning kernel core dump files.
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TinkerTool System for Mac

$17.00
In English
Version 8.88
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3.9

(12 Reviews of TinkerTool System)

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John-Sawyer-CJS
John-Sawyer-CJS
Jan 4 2024
8.3
0.0
Jan 4 2024
0.0
Version: 8.3
The latest version of TinkerTool System (7.97) isn't compatible with macOS Sonoma 14.2.1 (or any version of Sonoma?)--it won't run.
Dellu
Dellu
Jul 5 2023
8.3
2.0
Jul 5 2023
2.0
Version: 8.3
It causes more problems than it solves. The snapshot thing was eating up my memory like crazy. I didn't know that this app is doing the snapshot; and was going crazy. It took me months to realize that this app is the culprit. It takes snapshots without notifying the user; or asking any permission. A proper backup is what you need; not a dysfunctional snapshot.
Filou53
Filou53
Feb 18 2023
7.9
0.0
Feb 18 2023
0.0
Version: 7.9
Current version is 8 2...
Radus
Radus
Jan 15 2022
7.8
0.0
Jan 15 2022
0.0
Version: 7.8
This was and is one of the most useful utilities for the Mac. It is well maintained and constantly updated.
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Aug 26 2021
7.5
0.0
Aug 26 2021
0.0
Version: 7.5
Using the provided download link for today's release (7.5) give a download error.
iLeopard
iLeopard
Jul 29 2023
8.3
4.0
Jul 29 2023
4.0
Version: 8.3
Dellu
Dellu
Jul 5 2023
8.3
2.0
Jul 5 2023
2.0
Version: 8.3
Shivasharma Nallaikkumaran
Jan 14 2022
5.0
Version: 7.8
Matthias-Allgayer
Matthias-Allgayer
Jun 5 2021
7.3
5.0
Jun 5 2021
5.0
Version: 7.3
ShotBlocker
ShotBlocker
Feb 13 2021
5.0
Feb 13 2021
5.0
Version: null
Suricate15
Suricate15
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Version: null