Descriptions for Cocktail High Sierra Edition 11.5.1 macOS
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: macOS 10.13 or later
Web Site: http://www.maintain.se
macOS toolset that serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface
Cocktail is a powerful and full-featured macOS utility designed to provide you with all the tools and features required to repair, clean and optimize your Mac.
Mac optimizer and cleaner
From Cocktail’s user-friendly and clean interface you have instant access to numerous maintenance tools and tweaks that are grouped into five different categories, which can help you take care of various aspects of your Mac.
In addition, Cocktail features an automatic Pilot mode that enables you to sit back and relax while Cocktail does the hard work. The Disks tab helps you check the S.M.A.R.T. status of your drives, set disk sleep/spindown time, repair disk permissions, enable or disable journaling and Sudden Motions Sensor or reset the home directory permissions and Access Control Lists.
By accessing the System tab, you can enable or disable virtual memory swapping, disable startup sound, change startup mode, set startup delay, run periodic maintenance scripts, erase Spotlight indexes and rebuild Launch Services database.
Moreover, you can manage Spotlight indexing, purge inactive memory and optimize virtual memory usage, update locate and whatis databases, disable the Notification Center, personalize the Time Machine settings, force empty the Trash and manage the Spotlight indexing.
The Files tab helps you clear system caches, user caches, font caches, Internet caches, virtual memory swap files, cookies, download lists, history files, form values, Adobe Flash Player caches and cookies, DNS cache and more. You can also search and find corrupted preference files, delete hidden DS Store files, unneeded localization files, locked or inaccessible items.
Cocktail also offers you a series of tools that allow you to change the speed, duplex and MTU of network cards, optimize network settings, configure the built-in macOS file server and change your IP configuration parameters.
Easy to use system optimization and cleaning app for the Mac
What is more, you can personalize your Finder, Dock looks and features, customize the login window, disable the leather skin in Calendar and Contacts, change hidden settings of Mail, iTunes, Safari, and QuickTime.
As mentioned earlier, the Pilot feature can help you schedule the clearing of caches and log files, repair disk permissions and run periodic maintenance scripts. Hence, you can clean, optimize and fix your system with just a few clicks of a mouse button.
What’s new in Cocktail 11.5.1
April 12th, 2018
- Addresses an issue in which font server may fail to start after clearing of the font caches
- Improvements in Adobe font cache clearance
- Addresses miscellaneous compatibility issues with Firefox
- Improved rebuilding of Launch Services database
- Minor improvements to File System Browser
- Resolves an issue in which the uninstaller may fail to reset some TCP settings to their default values
- Improved software update
- Many under-the-hood optimizations for faster and more reliable performance
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