Last week we covered BatterySqueezer, an app designed to throttle browser processes when backgrounded. Today we’ll take a look at App Tamer, a similar non-Mac App Store app that takes things further.
App Tamer goes beyond throttling and will actually put applications into suspended animation. It also will tackle any program that you wish, not just limited to browsers. By default it will pause resource-heavy apps such as Photoshop and Chrome when not in use, saving all but a tiny percentage of their CPU usage.
Configuration options include the ability to put a s…
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Daily Mac App: App Tamer