StopStart
StopStart
1.1

3.0

StopStart free download for Mac

StopStart1.1

12 February 2008

Pause and continue your applications.

Overview

StopStart allows you to pause and continue applications without accessing the Terminal.

What's new in StopStart

Version 1.1:
  • Process list will update once application is either activated or deactivated.
Version 1.0:
  • Processes are now listed in a table view.

Join over 500,000 subscribers.

Subscribe for our newsletter with best Mac offers from MacUpdate.

How would you rate StopStart app?

11 Reviews of StopStart

Anonymous
07 October 2004
Version: 0.3

Most helpful

What does it really do, provide a GUI for issuing "kill -STOP ..." and "kill -CONT ..." commands so you don't have to do it from Terminal.app?
(0)
3
Flash1296
31 January 2008
Version: 1.0
Very good at quitting background and faceless applications. Must be manually updated each time an appl' is launched. Quitting Finder merely relaunches it. One appl' refuses to quit via "StopStart" (KDX Client) Getting APPLESCRIPT error: "Can't make contents of «class datC» of «class seDR» of «class tabW» id 4 of «class scrV» id 3 of window id 1 into type string. (-1700)"
(0)
Brildenlanch
31 January 2008
Version: 1.0
I assume there's a difference between Quitting and Stopping/Pausing.
(0)
Roro01
31 January 2008
Version: 1.0
I really can't see the benefit of this application. Instead of clicking on this application icon just click on the icon of Activity Monitor application, select the process and click on "Quit Process" button.
(0)
Anonymous
25 July 2005
Version: 0.3
Compare App Stop (at 0.8). Stable, intuitive, puts up menubar icon with drop down list to control stopping and starting.
(0)
Show comment (1)
Anonymous
09 December 2004
Version: 0.3
I downloaded it but when I typed in the name of an active application, it did not recognize it. There is no help, no documentation to tell you how to use it.
(0)
5
Anonymous
20 November 2004
Version: 0.3
nice.
(0)
Anonymous
15 October 2004
Version: 0.3
it works doesn't it.
(0)
1
Anonymous
11 October 2004
Version: 0.3
A classic. See the screenshot to become a believer. This is a wrap around a wrap around a wrap. The Unix API 'kill' admits of 'signals' that can be sent to processes, among others: SIGINT - interrupts a process SIGCONT - continues a process Most of this is moot anyway, as OS X adequately puts processes to 'sleep' when a Mac is closed or put to sleep somehow - and automatically resumes these processes when the computer is awakened again. One naturally encourages the developer to continue his forays into the operating system and one naturally wishes him all the best, but this one is a bit thin - someone on the order of a nanometer or less. Sorry!
(0)
Anonymous
08 October 2004
Version: 0.3
Not enough information either here or at the developers site for anyone to download this
(0)
Show comment (1)
Anonymous
08 October 2004
Version: 0.3
Why not just take your hands off the keyboard ? How do you pause something like Photoshop or Flash when they generaly jusy sit there 'paused' anyway, waiting for user input.
(0)
Show comments (2)
Anonymous
07 October 2004
Version: 0.3
What does it really do, provide a GUI for issuing "kill -STOP ..." and "kill -CONT ..." commands so you don't have to do it from Terminal.app?
(0)
Show comments (2)