Thank you for your review
Email me when discounted: 
SpotOff allows you to bring mds indexing under control. It can use more conservative methods--such as ejecting and re-mounting Time Machine drives--to the more extreme, which includes completely unloading the mds process and re-loading it at a more convenient time.

The mds process, which is formally named the metadata server, is used primarily by Spotlight and Time Machine to index your drives. For many users, it isn't problematic, but for others, it can bottleneck the system for hours on end. When mds is indexing, there are considerable performance delays; the system can overheat, causing the fans to come on;
More...

What's New

Version 2.1:
  • Now fully OS X 10.10 Yosemite compliant

Requirements

  • OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • An administrative account

Similar Software

Suggest other similar software
Create a collection and add  to it.
Like this app? Be the first to add it to a collection! Create a Collection by bringing together complementary apps that have a common theme or purpose, then share it and discover new collections!

SpotOff User Discussion

To leave a comment, you need to be logged in.
reviews_anchor
Sort by: Time | Smiles
SpotOff needs a review. Be the first to review this app and get the discussion started!
SpotOff needs a rating. Be the first to rate this app and get the discussion started!

Ratings

Overall
(0)
Current Version (2.x)
(0)

Details

Downloads 117
Version Downloads 117
License Commercial
Date 07 Nov 2014
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price $10.95
download install purchase purchase