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RestoreMeNot for Mac

Disable window restoration for individual applications.

Free
In English
Version 2.0.5
4.8
Based on 17 user rates

RestoreMeNot overview

RestoreMeNot provides a simple way to disable the window restoration for individual applications so that you can fine-tune this behavior to suit your needs. Please note that RestoreMeNot is designed to work only with apps that use Apple's own restoration functionality and not those that use their own methods of restoring previous window states. Example usage scenario: Let's say you're using Preview to open a lot of images on a daily basis and at the same time also working on an important document in Pages. It's frustrating to always have the images re-open every time you launch Preview, but at the same time is very useful to have the same feature when working on your documents in Pages. Disabling this functionality in System Preferences will unfortunately remove it from every application, meaning whether you keep it enabled or disabled will not be solving your initial problem. If you would be using RestoreMeNot in this scenario you would simply be able to add Preview to its list of apps and it would block Preview from restoring previously opened files, whilst letting you continue enjoying this feature when using Pages.

What’s new in version 2.0.5

Version 2.0.5:
  • Ready for macOS 10.14 Mojave

RestoreMeNot for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.0.5
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4.8

(22 Reviews of RestoreMeNot)

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  • User Ratings

Paganel
Paganel
Oct 2 2018
2.0.5
4.5
Oct 2 2018
4.5
Version: 2.0.5
thank you for very useful application
Priosantos Jan
Priosantos Jan
Sep 13 2014
2.0
0.0
Sep 13 2014
0.0
Version: 2.0
Does not work with Yosmite DP
Gary30
Gary30
Aug 9 2014
1.0.1
0.0
Aug 9 2014
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
Methinks this is a dead one. Only suggestion is a setting I found in MacPilot to disable restoration of any open windows upon restarting the Finder. I have a feeling there is a way of doing this with the command line, but that is beyond my level of expertise.
Tekl
Tekl
Jun 12 2014
1.0.1
0.0
Jun 12 2014
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
Link is down
Wayne-Welsh
Wayne-Welsh
Mar 26 2013
1.0.1
4.5
Mar 26 2013
4.5
Version: 1.0.1
I've really appreciated this little app BUT with this update I get this error message: "Could not load RestoreMeNot preference pane." I've removed the older RMN pref pane and installed the new one several times. I fixed my prefs, restarted the computer, etc. to no avail. I hope there is a way I can get this functionality back. I'm using a mid 2009 MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, a 256GB SSD and OS 10.8.3. Thanks!
Paganel
Paganel
Oct 2 2018
4.5
Oct 2 2018
4.5
Version: null
matthewmspace
matthewmspace
May 18 2013
4.5
May 18 2013
4.5
Version: null
anonymous-toad
anonymous-toad
Mar 28 2013
5.0
Mar 28 2013
5.0
Version: null
Wayne-Welsh
Wayne-Welsh
Mar 26 2013
4.5
Mar 26 2013
4.5
Version: null
Christa_Moal
Christa_Moal
Mar 24 2013
5.0
Mar 24 2013
5.0
Version: null
Stef-Vandenabele
Stef-Vandenabele
Feb 18 2012
5.0
Feb 18 2012
5.0
Version: null
DelportF
DelportF
Jan 8 2012
5.0
Jan 8 2012
5.0
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Dec 19 2011
5.0
Dec 19 2011
5.0
Version: null
Greg-jackson-Zapu
Greg-jackson-Zapu
Nov 20 2011
4.5
Nov 20 2011
4.5
Version: null
Hasch
Hasch
Nov 1 2011
5.0
Nov 1 2011
5.0
Version: null
darkwing52
darkwing52
Oct 13 2011
5.0
Oct 13 2011
5.0
Version: null
xXAkumuXx
xXAkumuXx
Oct 12 2011
5.0
Oct 12 2011
5.0
Version: null
bielbr
bielbr
Sep 25 2011
5.0
Sep 25 2011
5.0
Version: null
novalue
novalue
Sep 25 2011
5.0
Sep 25 2011
5.0
Version: null
Taurus_Taurus
Taurus_Taurus
Sep 3 2011
5.0
Sep 3 2011
5.0
Version: null
Tom-E-Gun
Tom-E-Gun
Aug 31 2011
4.0
Aug 31 2011
4.0
Version: null
Rasmusrg
Rasmusrg
Aug 30 2011
5.0
Aug 30 2011
5.0
Version: null