Sloth
Sloth
3.0.1

5.0

Sloth free download for Mac

Sloth for Mac3.0.1

26 November 2020

Displays all open files in use by an app.

What is Sloth for Mac

Sloth is a Mac application that displays all open files and sockets in use by all running processes on your system. This makes it easy to inspect which apps are using which files and sockets.

Features:
  • View all open files, directories, IP sockets, devices, unix sockets and pipes
  • View IP socket status, protocol and version
  • Filter by access mode, volume, type, location, or using regular expressions
  • Sort by name, process id, user etc.
  • View sockets and pipes established between processes
  • Inspection window with detailed macOS and Unix file/socket info
  • Powerful contextual menu for file operations
  • Authenticate to run with root privileges

Sloth is a graphical interface on top of the powerful command-line tool. The output of is parsed and shown in a searchable, filterable table view with some additional user-friendly functionality.

What's new in Sloth

Version 3.0.1:
  • Universal binary supporting Apple's new arm64 architecture
  • New square icon for Big Sur
  • Info Panel now shows volume name and mount point for file system items
  • New "Show Package Contents" contextual menu item for bundles
  • Various minor fixes and performance improvements
  • Now requires macOS 10.9 or later

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How would you rate Sloth?
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Aargl
Aargl
Nov 25 2020
3.0
5.0
Nov 25 2020
5.0
Version: 3.0
This is clearly for advanced users. I've just tried it and it'll probably be useful when diagnosing a faulty app, etc.
Wts
Wts
May 10 2018
2.4
0.0
May 10 2018
0.0
Version: 2.4
MacUpdate : " Sloth is an OS X application that displays a list of all open files and sockets in use by all running applications on your system. This makes it easy to see which apps are using which files and sockets. " What am i supposed to do with that information. I have macOS High Sierra ( 10.13.4 ) and Sloth 2.4 produced pages and pages of information which tells me that my system is using too much cpu or what ?
kellyjohnson87
kellyjohnson87
Feb 20 2018
2.1
1.0
Feb 20 2018
1.0
Version: 2.1
This app does not display any results on my system even after authenticating it. I run El Capitan 10.11.6. I tried several other versions, 1.6 and 1.7 and got the same results. Any ideas? I will rate it again once I get it to work.
terryparker
terryparker
Feb 14 2018
2.1
0.0
Feb 14 2018
0.0
Version: 2.1
Nice. I like it!
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Feb 13 2018
2.1
5.0
Feb 13 2018
5.0
Version: 2.1
This is an excellent app to to understand the open files on your system, very elegant UI...
Irradiated-Thomas
Irradiated-Thomas
Oct 4 2017
2.0
4.0
Oct 4 2017
4.0
Version: 2.0
It's a nice replacement for the now-retired WhatsOpen app. Would be nice if the app would be codesigned, so that I can tell others to use it without effort. Having to explain to them how to Launch this around GateKeeper is a pain.
traderstf
traderstf
May 7 2017
1.8
4.5
May 7 2017
4.5
Version: 1.8
Great tool like all others from Mr. Sveinbjorn Thordarson. Thanks a lot!
Atalantia
Atalantia
Feb 25 2016
1.6
4.0
Feb 25 2016
4.0
Version: 1.6
Crashes after start on 10.9.5
Atalantia
Atalantia
Jul 24 2009
1.4
4.0
Jul 24 2009
4.0
Version: 1.4
Thanks for this update Sveinbjörn! Works great.
Robotank
Robotank
May 30 2009
1.4
0.0
May 30 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4
I had some problems with the archive I downloaded for this app. First of all, BetterZip encountered an error and couldn't extract it. Second, ArchiveUtility was able to extract the archive, but the version of the app and folder extracted showed as 1.3.1. Strangely, the contents of the archive when displayed in BetterZip before extraction showed a folder numbered 1.4. I tried redownloading in case the file had become corrupt, but I had the same issue. Anyone have any suggestions?
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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