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1.6
21 June 2007

Improve your Mac's performance by managing CPU-usage.

Anonymous
03 March 2004

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here's a free app that does pretty much the same thing and does it very well.
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Version 1.1

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Ray16
24 June 2007
I wasn't the one who noticed the launch problem, thanks for the fix.
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Version 1.6
Ray16
23 June 2007
somehow it doesn't launch on 10.3.9. is it meant for 10.4?
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Version 1.6
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Rasmus
Rasmus
23 June 2007
there was some issues for certain people when trying to start the program, this should now be addressed and I have uploaded a fixed version at the same place.
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Version 1.6
Dynamic-Dan
21 June 2007
Haven't done any big tests, but things sure feels more responsive and a bit quicker. Will test it a bit more before actually buying, but it seems to work quite fine.
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Version 1.6
Anonymous
11 September 2005
You can do the same freely (kill/stop/continue) with ControlePus for example in english, german and french.
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Version 1.5.1
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Ray16
Ray16
24 June 2007
I tried that other software, to bad the settings could not be saved.
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Version 1.6
Anonymous
19 July 2005
I hate when people charge money for stuff like this.A simple google search and about 30 seconds of reading and you will be able to do this on your own for free.
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Version 1.5
Anonymous
26 November 2004
Sorry, but an installer is NOT necessary for a drag and drop app...
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Version 1.5
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Anonymous
Anonymous
26 November 2004
Since it uses eSellerate to keep track of registrations, it needs an installer.
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Version 1.5
Anonymous
Anonymous
26 November 2004
Lame, it should be free with a paypal account for the generous.
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Version 1.5
Anonymous
Anonymous
11 September 2005
Open the terminal and type 'man nice' and you'll learn everything you need to know about using nice, and you won't have to pay this guy anything at all. $10 for a renicer? Are you nuts? All you're doing is putting a pretty face on something that's built into the system! That's outrageous. You worked on the app, and did something that not everyone can do, but you're asking waaaaaaaaaay too much.
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Version 1.5.1
Anonymous
29 August 2004
Works as advertised for me. Tested my system CPU, Memory & Overall using XBench System processes/performance testing app. DBoost 1.4.5 out performed TurboMem App and surpassed performance when not running anything by significant margins. The tests don't lie. DBoost works. Thanks for developing a quality application. YOU ROCK !
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Version 1.4.5
2 answer(s)
Anonymous
Anonymous
26 November 2004
Last time I checked, turbomem only affected the RAM, and NOT the CPU time.
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Version 1.5
Anonymous
Anonymous
10 September 2005
I think the developer wrote this to himself... ;)
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Version 1.5.1
Anonymous
22 June 2004
Bring the joys of cooperative multitasking back to your Mac! Buy DBoost today!
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Version 1.4.3
Anonymous
02 June 2004
just a quick question: what does 'leaving boost' do? does it boost the application which was open before the current application? thanks oh and this thing is great when combined with cunning fox, you can really see how much it speeds things up. very handy for speeding up dvd mp4 conversion.
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Version 1.4.2
Anonymous
13 May 2004
Umm, no thanks. If I start a long process running, then switch to Mail while I'm waiting for it to finish, I really don't want Mail niced up so I can read my email faster. This is only useful if you use crappy applications that use up CPU while doing nothing in the background.
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Version 1.4
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Anonymous
Anonymous
14 May 2004
"This is only useful if you use crappy applications that use up CPU while doing nothing in the background." Hey! You just discribed any Microsoft stuff! :)
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Version 1.4
Anonymous
09 March 2004
Works well with 10.3.2. I would like to see better guidelines on how to use it. Does it have to running constantly? Could it better serve me as a Background Task? I kinow zilch about UNIX!
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Version 1.3
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Anonymous
Anonymous
18 October 2004
I'm w/ ya, pard'ner!!! Can't find a thing about whut the leaving boost is, let alone a bonified read.me file from the author... Though I'm not retentive enough to pull out a stopwatch, I feel the best overall performance w/ "leaving boost" on the low side, around 5. My 600 iBook feels like a crisp little handful!
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Version 1.4.7
Rasmus Lindén
03 March 2004
Well, sure there are freeware alternatives. There are freeware alternatives to Photoshop, Microsoft Office and almost anything you can find. But does any of the freeware alternatives for DBoost boost the frontmost application? And do they change automatically when you switch the frontmost application?
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Version 1.1
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Anonymous
Anonymous
04 March 2004
Applescript does it, and it's free. It only takes a few minutes to write a basic loop script.
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
03 March 2004
here's a free app that does pretty much the same thing and does it very well.
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Version 1.1