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Mac Shutdown is the modern OS X application to shutdown the Mac when unattended under different conditions. It is able to use 'Soft Shutdown' and 'Hard Shutdown' to shutdown your system. The 'Soft Shutdown' is issued at Finder-level, and asks all running apps to quit before shutdown. The 'Hard shutdown' option is issued at system-level, and offers a very low level of probability of having the shutdown interrupted by an app which refuses to quit. The ‘Hard Shutdown’ feature from release 4 of Mac Shutdown uses the latest Apple XPC technology (the recommended way now by Apple, secure and digitally signed, to escalate more...

What's New

Version 4.0:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

  • Work also as a menu-bar-only application, always available from the menu also when in background and without showing any window to just silently waiting in the background.
  • Uses the latest Apple XPC technology (the recommended way now by Apple, secure and digitally signed, to escalate admin privileges) to provide more...


  • OS X 10.10 or later

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Current Version (4.x)


Downloads 10,901
Version Downloads 53
Type Utilities / System
License Shareware
Date 06 May 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $13.00
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