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Panic... Simulate a kernel panic. Press Command-Q to exit and commmand-comma to change the animation time.

You can change keyboard shortcuts in System Preferences. The menu items are "Quit Panic" and "Panic Preferences".

There is also a Blue Screen of Death mode.

There is a known issue in which command-Q may not quit the application. If this happens, press the Exposé key on your keyboard and select another application. Then quit Panic from the Dock.

Panic by Benjamin Dobson is licensed under a More...

What's New

Version 2.0.1:
  • Adds "Panic Again" button so you can test your prefences.
  • Adds Blue Screen of Death mode.


Mac OS X 10.5 or later, sense of humor.

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 7,471
Version Downloads 5,254
License Free
Date 10 Nov 2008
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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