Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: 10.7 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit
More info: http://www.koingosw.com/products/macpilot.php
UNIX power, Macintosh simplicity
Scared of the terminal or can't be bothered to remember those commands to customize your system the way you want? MacPilot is your digital saviour. Easily enable and disable hidden features in Mac OS X, optimize and repair your system, and perform numerous routine maintenance operations with the click of a button!
Increase performance and perform maintenance
Pro user or not, you can now increase computer performance with only a few clicks of the mouse. Optimize your network for broadband connectivity, completely customize Apple File Sharing, perform essential maintenance without having to remember mind boggling acronyms, and much more. However, those are just a few of the many reasons why MacPilot is your choice over Cocktail, TinkerTool and Onyx!
Unlock hidden features in Mac OS X
Disable the translucent menubar in Leopard, disable menu items for security, disable icon caches, set history limits, erase recently used files, prevent your dock from being modified, turn off all system animations, increase the speed at which windows resize, change which format screenshots are taken in, set a default name and location for screenshots, disable a secondary processor, disable the startup chime, and even change the login window picture!
Over 1000 features!
We welcome you to put MacPilot to the test against our competitors. Features, stability and interface say it all - but why don't you be the judge? Download your free fifteen day limitless evaluation now.
Detailed list of changes
Version 7.x is a $15.95 paid upgrade from version 6.x and earlier. If you already own a 7.x license (or are on a subscription plan), just download this update. No additional payment required. For everyone else, please visit our upgrades store for a free or paid upgrade as well as more information. Older versions can be downloaded on our product pages.
This version is designed for Mac OS X 10.7 or later only. Versions for older systems can now be downloaded on our web site.
New in Version 7.0 — October 16, 2014
New Feature: Compatibility with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Not only compatibility, but new features as well!
New Feature: Yosemite: Spotlight: Disable web search.
New Feature: Yosemite: Spotlight: Clear last search query on close.
New Feature: Yosemite: Spotlight: Dark mode (separate from Dock/Menubar).
New Feature: Yosemite: System: Dark mode.
New Feature: Yosemite: Finder: Numerous new modes to lock-down the Preferences window security.
New Feature: Yosemite: Finder: Set preferred/default search window view style.
New Feature: Yosemite: Login Window: Set desktop picture.
New Feature: Yosemite: Login Window: A number of new QuickTime Player functions.
New Feature: Now provides a detailed explanation in the summary field when crashing.
New Feature: Can now close progress windows when task is running to cancel it.
New Feature: Spotlight clear on close for Yosemite.
New Feature: Re order login item with drag and drop.
New Feature: Toggle iPad charging warning (10.9 and later).
Bug Fix: Fixed crash when preferences remembered an old last panel on startup for the main window that has since been removed.
Bug Fix: Fixed crash using the Erase button in the Files panel if internal tools missing.
Bug Fix: Fixed setting of Safari user agent, and other settings (case-sensitive domain).
Bug Fix: Fixed ability to click Rebuild Spotlight index when no selection in the disks list.
Bug Fix: Will now intentionally crash if the app cannot connect to the features database.
Bug Fix: Fixed crash in MacPilot folder listing when trying to draw a row when there was no selection.
Bug Fix: Can now close the log in the process window.
Bug Fix: Features no longer continually run pre and post flight operations when applying in bulk; will only do it once!
Bug Fix: Now correctly waits for apps to close before proceeding with issuing commands.
Bug Fix: Spotlight features removed for Dictionary/Calculator disablement as Apple removed this feature.
Bug Fix: Fixed crash creating Koingo menu if could not determine the bundle folder for the app.
Bug Fix: Correctly reports Safari debug/develop menu state.
Bug Fix: Removed non-Yosemite features like Disk Utility: disable internet enabled actions, skipping of burn verification, allow disk images as RAIDs; Dock: semi-transparent mode, list view for stacks mode
Bug Fix: Fixed major bug on Yosemite that would fail to allow the application to launch properly.
Modified: More clearly defined the App Store version of MacPilot as MacPilot Lite.
Wish List: Disable Launchpad.
Unknown Bug: Permanently network settings not saving on restart (10.9). Can anyone verify this on this system version or others? We can’t!