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Houdini is a free Mac menu bar utility that hides inactive applications. Stay focused and clutter-free with Houdini. Houdini remembers your settings and even lets you configure timeouts on a per-application basis.

What's New

Version 1.2:


  • When clicking an application's icon or dragging it's time slider to zero, Houdini will no longer attempt to hide that application. Its icon will appear greyed out, and the time delay will read 'Never'.
  • All graphics are now retina ready!
  • Added a proper hover effect for the 'view' icon.
  • Made some tweaks to hopefully sort out an more...


OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 3,895
Version Downloads 1,978
License Free
Date 01 Aug 2012
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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