Renicer 1.2.9 reviewDownload
The Unix underpinnings of Mac OS X allow users to assign priorities to processes with the Renice command.
The Unix underpinnings of Mac OS X allow users to assign priorities to processes with the Renice command. Higher priority processes get more CPU time and vice versa.
The downside is that you have to use the terminal, and you have to know the renice syntax, process ID's, etc. Wouldn't it be nice to automatically adjust application priorities on the fly?
Renicer is designed to run in the background, and automatically prioritizes whatever application is in front. It also ups the priority of the Finder, Dock, and Window Server. Renicer is designed to be simple enough for novices, yet flexible enough for the power user.
Here are some key features of "Renicer":
Attractive, easy to use interface.
Simple set and forget operation.
Automatically raises priority of frontmost application.
Increases priority of the Finder, Dock, and Window Server.
User adjustable priority levels.
Maintains log of priority changes.
Maintains list of applications that get reduced priority.
Maintains list of applications that get increased priority.
Priority levels are automatically adjusted whenever apps launch.
Renicer is application based for convenience and stability.
All changes are removed when Renicer quits (default).
All changes can persist if Renicer quits (optional).
Renicer is distributed as shareware. You may use it for up to 30 days after which you are expected to register the software.
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