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Slow Quit Apps for Mac

Adds a delay of 1 second to the Cmd-Q shortcut.

Free
In English
Version 0.8.1
4.7
Based on 3 user rates

Slow Quit Apps overview

Slow Quit Apps is an OS X app that adds a global delay of 1 second to the Cmd-Q shortcut. In other words, you have to hold down Cmd-Q for 1 second before an application will quit. When the delay is active, an overlay is drawn at the center of the screen.

What’s new in version 0.8.1

Version 0.8.1:
  • Add sqa script to distribution
  • Build with Xcode 12.3 to enable Apple Silicon support

Slow Quit Apps for Mac

Free
In English
Version 0.8.1
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4.7

(3 Reviews of Slow Quit Apps)

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Ean
Ean
Dec 29 2020
0.8.1
4.0
Dec 29 2020
4.0
Version: 0.8.1
Good for Dvorak keyboard layout users where the Q key is just above the command key. Needs a preference to adjust the delay time. The graphic overlay graphics could use some work too. The part moving around the circle of the timer graphic is hard to see.
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Jul 28 2016
0.2.2
5.0
Jul 28 2016
5.0
Version: 0.2.2
Valuable software! The 1-second delay is a bit too long for my taste, but entering defaults write com.dteoh.SlowQuitApps delay 500 in the shell for ½ a second is easily done. Accidentally quitting a software doesn't happen often, but it's annoying every time, especially when you have added the Quit menu to Finder.
SawtoothRising
SawtoothRising
Jul 26 2016
0.2.2
5.0
Jul 26 2016
5.0
Version: 0.2.2
A crazy simple solution to prevent you from accidentally closing an application, a rarely experienced problem but you'd wonder why it wasn't already built into the os. This app is next to invisible with no menulet/dock icon, unless you press cmd q of course when a circle will appear on your screen and quickly fills until you release both cmd and q keys. The amount of time you get is configurable by a terminal command found here https://github.com/dteoh/SlowQuitApps#changing-default-delay Activity monitor is your friend should you ever want to quit the app but I don't see why you would
Ean
Ean
Dec 29 2020
4.0
Dec 29 2020
4.0
Version: null
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Jul 28 2016
5.0
Jul 28 2016
5.0
Version: null
SawtoothRising
SawtoothRising
Jul 26 2016
5.0
Jul 26 2016
5.0
Version: null