App Tamer
App Tamer
2.6.3
4.2
0.0
App Tamer free download for Mac

App Tamer for Mac2.6.3

19 June 2021

Efficiently manage your CPU cycles, save energy, and more.

What is App Tamer for Mac

App Tamer tames your processor-monopolizing apps and keeps them from chewing up excessive CPU time and battery life. Powered by a unique AutoStop feature, App Tamer stops each application when you switch away from it - when you return to that app, it restarts automatically.

App Tamer is built around an attractive and clear user interface, designed for managing all your running applications with minimum distraction or frustration. With helpful displays, you can monitor the average percentage of your processor(s) being used by each app, or access a graphical history or your CPU usage. Easily enable AutoStop for any application, or limit it to a certain amount of CPU time.

Don't waste time trying to manage CPU usage on an app-by-app basis - liberate your Mac with App Tamer.

What's new in App Tamer

Version 2.6.3:
  • Corrected an issue that could cause App Tamer to use excessive CPU, while also adding optimizations to further reduce CPU usage.
  • Thread priorities have been set so that some tasks in App Tamer's helper application can be run on the low-power CPU cores on Apple Silicon-powered Macs.
  • Additional system processes have been marked "essential" and cannot be stopped with App Tamer. They are trustd, secinitd, lsd, keyboardservicesd, corestoraged and apfsd.
  • The maximum CPU limit for an app is now determined by the number of CPU cores in your Mac, not fixed at 800%.
  • Fixed a problem that could leave applications running at a slower speed after quitting App Tamer.
  • Corrected an issue that could prevent App Tamer from slowing down Amazon Photos.
  • Added a warning about slowing down coreaudiod.

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Zarquon
Zarquon
Oct 26 2020
2.5.2
5.0
Oct 26 2020
5.0
Version: 2.5.2
Amazing piece of software that does something you didn’t even know was possible: Reclaim CPU cycles from programs that don’t really need them, freeing up your system to go faster!
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Mar 22 2019
2.4.4
5.0
Mar 22 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4.4
Wow, with its own CPU usage reduction in the new version now App Tamer is really perfect!! Thanks so much to the developer!
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Mar 6 2019
2.4.3
5.0
Mar 6 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4.3
New version, old love – since years ! App Tamer is one of my "must have" apps – whenever I see CPU spikes by other apps over a longer time, App Tamer is THE quick solution. Killer app!
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jan 3 2019
2.4.2
5.0
Jan 3 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4.2
App Tamer is one of my "must have" apps – whenever I see CPU spikes by other apps over a longer time, App Tamer is THE quick solution. I just love it – since years !
axhkrz
axhkrz
Nov 14 2018
2.4.1
4.0
Nov 14 2018
4.0
Version: 2.4.1
Overall a very good app. But one issue: AppTamer interrupts Chrome when streaming music even if I tell AppTamer not to stop or slow down Chrome. Why? Same with Skype. So I can only stream music or skype when I stop AppTamer?
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Oct 8 2018
2.4.1
5.0
Oct 8 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Simple to operate. Intuitive. Enables you to control how much and for how long an app can control your CPU. This is valuable when you are working on several projects at the same time so that it is far less likely that your Mac gets overwhelmed. Works perfectly under Mojave.
samallman87
samallman87
Aug 10 2018
2.4
3.0
Aug 10 2018
3.0
Version: 2.4
It's a good app, but the way it throttles browsers even when youre streaming music is asinine. How it doesn't automatically detect this is beyond me
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Jul 18 2018
2.4
5.0
Jul 18 2018
5.0
Version: 2.4
Awesome update of App Tamer version 2.4 – if every developer would work like St. Clair Software Mac software could be such a pleasure. Thank you very much for these ongoing improvements of an already outstanding Mac software !
YHC
YHC
Jul 18 2018
2.4
0.5
Jul 18 2018
0.5
Version: 2.4
Update: The developer didn't release a fixed version about the critical bug which I mentioned before (in this app, I don't manage anything, but a lot of processes related to Today Widget are be managed). Poor Developer.
YHC
YHC
Jul 2 2018
2.3.5
0.5
Jul 2 2018
0.5
Version: 2.3.5
I really HATE this developer's Attitude. I found a critical bug (in this app, I don't manage anything, but a lot of processes related to Today Widget are be managed), and the developer admitted it's a bug, and he's fixed it, but he don't want to release an Alpha version, and it PASSED ALMOST 4 MONTHS after he fixed it. The following is his reason; you guys can judge it by yourself. Please note that it PASSED ALMOST 4 MONTHS after he fixed it. --- Releasing a new version requires significant testing to make sure everything in the product works as it should, and being a one-person business, that significantly affects the amount of development work I can get done. So I can't make new releases every time I make a change. --- It PASSED ALMOST 4 MONTHS after he fixed it. It's So Funny. Please judge it by yourself.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • ARM
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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