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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

What's New

Version 2.3:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.8 or later

  • New "Detection" feature that alerts you when an application or background process starts consuming excessive CPU time
  • Updated user interface that's consistent with the look of OS X 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • App Tamer will no longer stop iTunes when iTunes is ripping a CD
  • When it


  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 58,564
Version Downloads 440
License Shareware
Date 08 Feb 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price $14.95
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