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Xslimmer
Xslimmer
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Xslimmer free download for Mac

Xslimmer

Version 1.9.4

Save hard drive space by reducing the size of applications.

Xslimmer overview

Note: Xslimmer is no longer under development but can still be downloaded.

Xslimmer removes wasted space on your Mac's hard drive by removing the binary from either its PowerPC or Intel code (depending on the system architecture used). The result users report is that you can save 47% of your disk space.

For example, when running Xslimmer on Google Earth 4, it shrinks the size from 101MB to 52.8MB, which is a 47% reduction.

As the developer states, the driving goal of Xslimmer is to achieve size reduction without compromising functionality. As of version 1.2, the option to strip applications from unwanted language files and localizations is added. Version 1.2.7 improves Leopard support by automatically excluding Time Machine paths from the analysis process.

Additional features for safe use include a "blacklist" and a custom folder list (which is by default populated with key system locations). This prevents problems with applications (or the system itself) that will no longer work after size reduction.

With the "App Finder Genie", a user can list all size reducible applications on the hard disk and choose to slim them and save a considerable amount of hard disk space.

What’s new in version 1.9.4

Updated on Oct 18 2013

Version 1.9.4:
  • Fixed a crash after the analysis phase completed

Information

License

Shareware

Size

1.9 MB

Developer’s website

http://www.xslimmer.com

Downloads

93829

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
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wilsonms
wilsonms
Mar 10 2020
1.9.4
1.0
Mar 10 2020
1.0
Version: 1.9.4
Used this for several years, then out came Catalina and no longer works. Formerly 5 star.
bmikeyd
bmikeyd
Mar 13 2017
1.9.4
0.0
Mar 13 2017
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
Two questions:

Will this work on Sierra 10.12.3?

Is there an alternative app that is actively being supported by its developer?

Thanks!
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Jan 3 2017
1.9.4
0.0
Jan 3 2017
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
Per the developer's website, Xslimmer has been officially discontinued.
Ptrix
Ptrix
Mar 22 2016
1.9.4
0.0
Mar 22 2016
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
Feature Request: Please include the ability for xSlimmer to examine package contents. several apps include additional files within their contents that could be slimmed. i usually do this manually, but it would be great if xSlimmer did it as part of its standard routine to increase efficiency and space savings. :)
Gregm
Gregm
Oct 19 2015
1.9.4
0.0
Oct 19 2015
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
One of my favorite utilities -- 'til it was broken by OSX10.11 El Capitan. Looks like it is trying, but reports back that there is no difference before/ after processing. I have filled a feedback to the developer.
Max-G
Max-G
Oct 22 2014
1.9.4
0.0
Oct 22 2014
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
Does this work on Yosemite?
Rsmacupdate
Rsmacupdate
Jul 21 2014
1.9.4
0.0
Jul 21 2014
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
I cannot tell front he documentation whether Xslimmer allows you to ask it to remove unwanted printer files. Can the developer respond to this question. If it doesn't can the developer add this capability to a future release? I would also like to chime in with BiJohnson's 2014-05-01 post and ask that the ability to select/choose the volumes or volumes to be slimmed to added as well. Thanks!
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
May 1 2014
1.9.4
0.0
May 1 2014
0.0
Version: 1.9.4
Unfortunately it does not allow you to choose which volume to check - it will only check the one it's installed on. I have it on my main partition but wanted to run it on my repair partition. I don't want it installed on my repair partition but I'd still like to slim it since there's only 8 GB free space.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Feb 20 2014
1.9.4
5.0
Feb 20 2014
5.0
Version: 1.9.4
Very useful!
Florent-de-Staël
Florent-de-Staël
Oct 20 2013
1.9.4
4.5
Oct 20 2013
4.5
Version: 1.9.4
5 Stars Overall Rating when the Check update feature will work.
Forn
Forn
Oct 18 2013
1.9.4
3.0
Oct 18 2013
3.0
Version: 1.9.4
Why pay 15 $ if you can do it for free? Use for ex. Monolingual.
Scoops98
Scoops98
Oct 17 2013
1.9.4
5.0
Oct 17 2013
5.0
Version: 1.9.4
Works great in 1.9.4 now.
Florent-de-Staël
Florent-de-Staël
Oct 17 2013
1.9.3
4.5
Oct 17 2013
4.5
Version: 1.9.3
Version 1.9.3 crashes on genius scan
Florent-de-Staël
Florent-de-Staël
Oct 17 2013
1.9.3
4.5
Oct 17 2013
4.5
Version: 1.9.3
I Confirm. Since Version 1.9.3 Genious scan crashes. I have sent several emails to dev : no answer. I really suggest not to buy this application for the moment. It is such a shame, it was great… is latenitesoft really still working on this application ?
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Sep 7 2013
1.9.3
4.0
Sep 7 2013
4.0
Version: 1.9.3
Confirming 1.9.3 fixes the crash when using the Genie to scan apps. Many thanks to dev for prompt repairs!
Whitebuck
Whitebuck
Sep 7 2013
1.9.2
4.5
Sep 7 2013
4.5
Version: 1.9.2
Thank you, LateNiteSoft, for the expeditious update 1.9.3. I use your application after every update on any of my software. With only one minor bug experience, during my years of use. An excellent application and would highly recommend to all.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Sep 4 2013
1.9.2
4.0
Sep 4 2013
4.0
Version: 1.9.2
1.9.2 crashes immediately after scan of apps (cmd-g) I can't read crash logs, so I can't pinpoint the problem, but crash it does - and is repeatable. going back to 1.9.1 as this has been rock solid app and highly recommended - and worth the asking price. apps are updated regularly, so I run Xslimmer weekly.
Akrobat
Akrobat
Sep 4 2013
1.9.2
0.0
Sep 4 2013
0.0
Version: 1.9.2
This new version crashes while operating. Has happened 3 times since the update. I reinstalled the old version via Time Machine. Old version is still stable.
Thinking-Differently
Thinking-Differently
Oct 18 2012
1.9.1
0.0
Oct 18 2012
0.0
Version: 1.9.1
On the right side of the Xslimmer window are two columns of icons. Some are worlds, some are 4 colored balls, some are chips with a question mark in them, etc. Where does is say what these mean? Is there some documentation that I have yet to find?
Grinson
Grinson
Aug 2 2012
1.9.1
3.5
Aug 2 2012
3.5
Version: 1.9.1
It saves 4GB disk space for me, but I use other software (Magican) to clear my Lion, it saves me 13GB disk space. This app is very good, but it seems expensive. I hope this app can have a discount. Maybe $10.
$14.95
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