macOS New App Release – Cocktail 10.3

Product Announcement – Maintain of Ekero, Sweden has released Cocktail 10.3 (Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS Sierra 10.12. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Sierra Edition).

What’s New:

  • Improvements on the “Delete localization files” procedure
  • Added ability to quit Finder by adding “Quit” item to Finder menu (Interface – Finder)
  • Added ability to disable animation when hiding or showing Dock (Interface – Dock)
  • Added ability to change default page zoom for Safari (Interface – Safari)
  • Added ability to auto-activate Terminal windows by mouse cursor (Interface – Misc)
  • Addresses an issue in which Cocktail may fail to restart dynamic pager daemon when run on a beta version of macOS Sierra 10.12.4
  • Added macOS Sierra 10.12.4 compatibility
  • Minor user interface improvements
  • Updated Help files

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail’s features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.

Disk:

  • Automatically check S.M.A.R.T. status of disks
  • Enable or disable journaling
  • Set disk sleep (spindown) time
  • Modify standby delay
  • Change other disk sleep settings
  • Force eject CD/DVD

System:

  • Run periodic maintenance scripts
  • Purge inactive memory and optimize virtual memory usage
  • Manage Spotlight indexing
  • Erase Spotlight indexes
  • Modify Time Machine settings
  • Rebuild Launch Services and Help databases
  • Rebuild Mail’s Envelope Index
  • Update locate and whatis databases
  • Force empty the Trash
  • Change startup mode or set startup delay
  • Disable startup sound
  • Disable Gatekeeper
  • Disable Notification Center and App Nap

Files:

  • Clear system caches
  • Clear user caches
  • Clear font caches
  • Clear virtual memory swap files
  • Clear temporary files
  • Clear Internet caches
  • Clear cookies, download lists, form values and history files
  • Clear Adobe Flash Player caches and cookies
  • Clear applications caches
  • Search for corrupted preference files
  • Delete unnecessary localization (language resources) files
  • Clear and manage (view, print and save) log files
  • Delete invisible DS Store files
  • Delete locked or inaccessible items

Network:

  • Change speed, duplex and MTU of network cards
  • Easily optimize network settings for common connection types
  • Modify IP configuration parameters
  • Configure File Sharing settings

Interface:

  • Customize look and features of Finder, Dock, login window and other system services
  • Modify hidden settings of Safari, iTunes and Launchpad

System Requirements: Cocktail (Sierra Edition) requires macOS Sierra 10.12 to run. Cocktail (El Capitan Edition) for OS X 10.11, Cocktail (Yosemite Edition) for OS X 10.10, Cocktail (Mavericks Edition) for OS X 10.9 are Cocktail (Mountain Lion Edition) for OS X 10.8 are available for download from Maintain website.

Cocktail is $19.00 (USD) for a single user license and available for purchase from the Maintain website. When unregistered, Cocktail runs in demo mode and will expire after the tenth launch. It can be downloaded from the website.

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