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Cronathon... There are three OS X cron tasks that should be run daily, weekly, and monthly, respectively. Cronathon allows you to run all three regular maintenance cron tasks at once, or run the Daily cron task only, allowing those who shut their Macs down overnight to make sure these tasks, which would otherwise be run by OS X automatically overnight, are performed. Cronathon shows progress indicator and log.

What's New

Version 1.6:
  • Reintroduced the Monthly cron task.
  • Maintenance reports are sent to your mail account via sendmail.
  • Cronathon outputs reports to ~/Documents/MaintReports/.
  • Updated user interface.


Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later

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Downloads 4,968
Version Downloads 523
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 16 Jun 2011
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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