Mac Restart
Mac Restart


Mac Restart free download for Mac

Mac Restart2.2

28 January 2019

Program your Mac to restart when desired.


Mac Restart is the modern macOS application to restart the Mac when unattended under different conditions.

Mac restart is able to use 'Soft Restart' and 'Hard Restart' to restart your Mac. The 'Soft Restart' is issued at finder level and ask to all the running app to quit before restart the Mac

The 'Hard Restart' is issued at system level and offers a very low level of probability of having the restart interrupted by an app refusing to quit. The ‘Hard Restart’ uses the latest Apple XPC technology (the recommended way now by Apple, secure and digitally signed, to escalate privileges for sys tasks) to provide admin right actions. It allows to restart your Mac in a secure way, just providing admin right one time only at installation.

Mac Restart can now work also as a status menu only application, always available from the menu also when in background and without showing any window to just silently waiting in the background.

Mac Restart can provide what others tools can’t. Just an example: it can help a user start a download of big files over the net in the night and have the Mac automatically restarted when the download is finished.

Mac Restart is customizable using an easy to use setting setup panel (no coding or editing of script required). It's small, fast, simple and reliable and now more stable then ever and fully complaint with the latest macOS 10.10 Yosemite and is fully optimized for use with macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Mac Restart is fully customizable. The user can choose to shutdown the Mac:

  • On a scheduled plan
  • On a specific date and time
  • When a generic file is removed or moved on your Hard Disk
  • When a download is finished: using Safari using Firefox or Camino or Netscape using Speed Download
  • At launch time to use it via Apple iCal
  • When a keyword is found inside a continuously checked web wage
  • Using the scheduled plan the user can set any repetitive interval, selecting a time and a day of the week or - any day or any weekday and so on. With the 'On date' option the user can specify the preferred date and time.

What's new in Mac Restart

Version 2.2:
  • Upgraded installation method for the XPC Helper Tool for the Hard Restart functionality
  • Optimized for macOS 10.14 Mojave, Dark Mode
  • Bug fixes

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How would you rate Mac Restart app?

7 Reviews of Mac Restart

31 July 2009
Version: 1.4

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$20???? So let me get this right...Mac OSX price $129 a little utility to restart the computer $20? Another great example of shareware authors gone wild!
11 November 2010
Version: 1.6.1
I don't get it: If I go into System Preferences and Energy settings I find 'Schedule' and it does the same. Always has been a part of SOS X. For free...!
15 July 2010
Version: 1.5
why not just use the schedule in the power management system preferences or an apple script..... wtf is the $20 for?!
31 July 2009
Version: 1.4
$20???? So let me get this right...Mac OSX price $129 a little utility to restart the computer $20? Another great example of shareware authors gone wild!
26 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
You don't even need to use crons if you don't want to - just set an iCal alarm to fire an AppleScript.
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26 November 2007
Version: 1.1.2
I've been using this for a few years on a PowerBook G4 server that I have on 24/7. It does just what it says, in my case restarts at 6.00 am and all the apps open up via Apple Preferences in the Login Items. About the cost. My time is worth more that the asking price so its worth it to me. Hope this helps.
09 June 2005
Version: 1.0.1
And the reason I'd want to pay $10 for this when I can do the same thing for free with a cron job (yes, with a free GUI, too, CronniX) would be what, exactly?
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07 June 2005
Version: 1.0
Fine for if you only need the startup. iBezz sets start up, shut down, restart, sleep and wake. Plus will run scripts or apps at start up. So, for example, while you are on vacation your Mac can restart, grab your mail and shutdown everyday.
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