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MemoryTamer for Mac

Automatic memory-freeing app.

$2.50
In English
Version 1.5.4
3.9
Based on 18 user rates

MemoryTamer overview

MemoryTamer is an automatic memory-freeing app that runs in your menu bar. It supports notifications with both Growl and Notification Center, and also lets you free memory whenever you want with the "Free memory now" menu item.

On OS X 10.9, it gets even better! By tapping into a system function introduced in OS X 10.9, MemoryTamer is able to automatically free your memory without slowing down your computer.

The FastSpring store (which provides a unlimited use license for the same price as the 3-use Paddle license and uses a more reliable licensing system) can be found at fastspring.com. FastSpring is a much more established payment system that is a lot more commonly used than Paddle. It also supports several additional payment methods that Paddle does not provide. Please note that the FastSpring license is only supported in MemoryTamer v1.4.0 and up, which requires OS X 10.9 or higher.

What’s new in version 1.5.4

Version 1.5.4:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

MemoryTamer for Mac

$2.50
In English
Version 1.5.4
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3.9

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zlazkow
zlazkow
Nov 6 2023
1.5.4
0.0
Nov 6 2023
0.0
Version: 1.5.4
Eric Henderson(developer), could you please make MemoryTamer M1/M2 compatible, without the need for "helper", Roseeeta ?
Aargl
Aargl
Dec 8 2016
1.4.6
3.5
Dec 8 2016
3.5
Version: 1.4.6
It's working, no doubt: just run it while looking at Activity Monitor RAM tab... But I was unable to find anywhere an explanation on how to set the preferences! Not even a "back to default" button... :-/
Panocha
Panocha
Jul 27 2016
1.4.5.7
0.0
Jul 27 2016
0.0
Version: 1.4.5.7
Bad link to adware crap fake installer. Go to the author; http://www.memorytamer.com/
user-z1
user-z1
Apr 18 2016
1.4.5.5
4.5
Apr 18 2016
4.5
Version: 1.4.5.5
Is it possible to keep open dozens of applications; browser with half a hundred tabs? And at the same time continue to operate the system? Answer: In general, yes, if you have 16 GB of RAM or more ... However, if you have a MacBook with 4GB RAM? Of course - no, that's crazy! The system simply will stand! But, believe me, this madness is possible with this great application ... "Memory tamer" application . The latter, a free add up to 20-25% of RAM, at the expense of efficient compression and memory reallocation (MAK OS Why it can not do?) That allow you to run more resource-intensive processes. But it is possible for a second snubs when switching between processes. Memory tamer, unlike the majority of similar, do not suffer from memory leaks. And they do not lead to freezing of the system when they are doing their job. There are some minor inconvenience to configure the application. You have to find the optimal result empirically. It is hoped that the developer will be able to optimize the application in the direction of its tuning the parameters of the system and user processes running.
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Sep 17 2015
1.4.4
5.0
Sep 17 2015
5.0
Version: 1.4.4
Unlike some snake oil apps that claim to do this or that, this actually works. The current memory management system in OS X does not work that well. It tries to hold onto all the free RAM, so that if you re-launch an app it will load quicker. But my experience is as you run low on free RAM performance suffers, Then you get the dreaded spinning beachball. And I have 8GB of RAM. The developer found the same thing. So he wrote this app to request all the free RAM, which it then releases. This is similar to what the purge command used to do. I've found this does what it says it does and works well. The only issue is the app itself suffers from a memory leak. So you have to restart it every now and then.
0ftp
0ftp
Jun 23 2019
2.5
Jun 23 2019
2.5
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Dec 8 2016
3.5
Dec 8 2016
3.5
Version: null
user-z1
user-z1
Apr 18 2016
4.5
Apr 18 2016
4.5
Version: null
IgorDresvyannikov1836
Oct 3 2015
5.0
Version: null
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Sep 17 2015
5.0
Sep 17 2015
5.0
Version: null
Jason-Milles-76
Jason-Milles-76
Jul 29 2015
2.0
Jul 29 2015
2.0
Version: null
pnoguchi
pnoguchi
Apr 10 2015
5.0
Apr 10 2015
5.0
Version: null
ApplesGuy
ApplesGuy
Mar 13 2015
5.0
Mar 13 2015
5.0
Version: null
tjekov37
tjekov37
Feb 20 2015
1.0
Feb 20 2015
1.0
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Feb 4 2015
0.5
Feb 4 2015
0.5
Version: null
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Oct 23 2014
5.0
Oct 23 2014
5.0
Version: null
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Oct 21 2014
5.0
Oct 21 2014
5.0
Version: null
jack2001
jack2001
Oct 7 2014
1.0
Oct 7 2014
1.0
Version: null
anonymous-tapir-4715
anonymous-tapir-4715
Sep 11 2014
5.0
Sep 11 2014
5.0
Version: null
hwgray
hwgray
Aug 2 2014
5.0
Aug 2 2014
5.0
Version: null
JohnG5534
JohnG5534
Jul 28 2014
5.0
Jul 28 2014
5.0
Version: null
Edgarcabrera
Edgarcabrera
Jul 27 2014
5.0
Jul 27 2014
5.0
Version: null
Screentom
Screentom
Jul 26 2014
4.5
Jul 26 2014
4.5
Version: null