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2.3.8
07 August 2017

Advanced login handler.

Drscott
10 December 2013

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Crashed and burned on 2 Macs, both running Mavericks. Startupizer launched but could not import my startup items then, after asking it to delete the current preferences file, would crash. This repeated every time I relaunched it.
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Version 2.2

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LeMerlot
02 February 2019
Startupizer is for sure one of my most essential and indispensable software additions on all my Macs – for many years. It would always be one of the first apps I install since it offers immediately significant control on what's impacting your Mac's performance.
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Version 2.3.8
Damian Weiss
27 April 2018
I use Startupizer for many years now, and it really is an essential tool for me. It is indispensable that my VPN service starts before other apps will open. Using Apple's startup items, you won't be sure that the items start in the correct order.
Until yesterday, I was using version 2.3.1 of Startupizer. Since the actual version has a new licensing system, my old serial number was not valid anymore. Months ago, the developer sent me my new serial number but obviously, it landed in my spam folder and was deleted. That's why I sent an e-mail to the developer. A few hours later, I got a response and my serial number. So thanks a lot for the great app and the outstanding customer service.
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Version 2.3.8
polocanada
03 July 2017
This new interface sucks so badly I can't stop trolling about it.
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Version 2.3.7
Foulger
05 June 2017
I rate myself as quite competent as a Mac Professional but I must agree that startupizer needs a voice instruction not "happy music". I have given up starting a trial at the moment until I fully understand the process. No doubt the author knows how it works, so could he please tell us so we will be also wise?
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Version 2.3.7
polocanada
26 March 2017
I used to like Startupizer for many years was my cant-live-without application but now the user interface is horribly complicated. Maybe it's just me but I found the version 1 (or whatever it was) had simple interface. I appreciate additional features but the interface didn't need to become complicated. And the application icon is harder to find, the orange was easier to spot.

For instance, if I need to mark the app as disabled, I have to go to the app and then mark it as disabled.

Adding startup condition (e.g. key pressed) is same process but the details don't show up. Unless I name the condition with the key name, I don't know what the key is because it only shows condition without showing the key.
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Version 2.3.7
I remember Conflict Catcher.
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Version 2.3.7
Lemming
10 July 2016
Does what it's supposed to do. And the developer is quick to provide support.
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Version 2.3.1
Wolpertinger
17 December 2015
The latest version 2.3.2 is an absolute catastrophe! I did an in-app-update, only to find out the new version constantly crashes, no longer starts login items, can no longer restore the items to the "Login items" System Settings. Proceed with caution!
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Version 2.3.1
ylluminate
27 February 2014
So far so good. I am quite pleased with the robustness of this little app so far as it exceeded my expectations. I have needed to control the order of app startup for a very long time now with wonderful ScreenRecycler in the mix since I have wanted to have it start first and then delay app startup for the apps that are specific to that display for a very long time. I'll give it a 5 star when I have restarted my system a few times and am convinced it works well (I don't restart my workstation very frequently so it might be a little while, but wanted to at least get a good word up here).
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Version 2.2
Drscott
10 December 2013
Crashed and burned on 2 Macs, both running Mavericks. Startupizer launched but could not import my startup items then, after asking it to delete the current preferences file, would crash. This repeated every time I relaunched it.
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Version 2.2
KNOBO
11 August 2013
The great thing about this app is that it keeps in sync with the login items of Mac OS. If a new app adds itself to the login items Startupizer will notice you on the next startup and you can Import or Ignore that at. This gives you hassle-free control over your startup items. Nevertheless, I miss the option to delay (and maybe quit) apps after the startup. This would make Startupizer the quintessential login items manager for the Mac.
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Version 2.2
128k
11 May 2013
Nice and usefull app. I updated from the free Light version to Startupizer 2, but had to re-configure all login items because there no possibility to import from the Light version. That was export from Startupizer Light back to login items, then import all in Startupizer2 and configure conditions for each application. The author never answered to my email asking if it was possible to import from the Startupizer Light. As a feature request, I would recommend to display in the main application list window the condition setup for each application (disabled, load on key press, not load on key press, etc.)
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Version 2.2
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matrixbud
matrixbud
08 October 2013
Ditto. I just upgraded from Startupizer Lite and experienced the same thing. One thing that did help is that before installing I opened Startupizer Lite, highlighted all entries, and returned them to System Preferences. When I launched Startupizer, it remembered the order of my startup items, just not the enabled/disabled settings. Remembering the order saved me a good amount of work.
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Fishscale
10 February 2013
Does startupizer allow for the creation of multiple login "lists" - thanks for the help. It looks great but since I can't try it I am hesitant. Cheers!
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Version 2.0
F451
05 May 2012
Startupizer 2 is out. For me, this app does a better job at login items than Apple's. Add the benefit of sets to activate and it becomes even better!
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Version 1.2.3
Rob-h
24 June 2011
Really interested in something like this (I currently have 21 login items). Problem is, does this work by importing all your login items and replacing them with just an entry for itself? If so, if I try the app and don't like it, is there an option to re-instate all my login items without having to recreate each one manually? Also, how does it handle apps that check automatically check login items to see if they're present (re-inserting themselves if they're not there)?
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Version 1.2.1
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Rob-h
Rob-h
24 June 2011
Answered my first question by downloading the trial - yes, it does allow you to export items back to System Prefs.
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