Developer: Koingo Software
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: macOS 10.12 or later
Includes: Pre-K’ed (TNT)
Web Site: http://www.koingosw.com/
A “Swiss-Army-Knife” app with an outstanding number of features that will enable you to easily access hidden OS X features and customize the system to your liking
Ever wanted to tweak or customize macOS' hidden features? That is where the MacPilot app comes into play with its customization features. Basically, it provides a more user-friendly way to change all your Mac's system features and settings using a simple and intuitive interface.
Comes with a large collection of hidden macOS features ready to be toggled on and off in an instant
Regarding MacPilot’s looks there isn’t much to be said besides the fact that it provides you with a feeling of ease throughout the whole experience. But that’s not important, it doesn’t need to be more fancy because it was created to do one thing and it does it good.
The MacPilot app was designed to allow for a wide array of personalization feature and it covers a lot of areas from simple things like disabling menu items and increasing the speed at which windows resize, all the way to disabling the usage of one of your processor's core secondary processor.
Offers a straightforward way of optimizing your OS and fixing it with just a click of a button
Furthermore, if you really feel that your system is sluggish, you can choose from a set of tools that will make all your problems disappear by optimizing your system, and repairing the file permissions and volume structure for a disk of your choice.
And it doesn't stop here given the fact that MacPilot can also help you view the system's Crash Reports log and a list of Error Code definitions for multiple macOS versions.
One other worth mentioning feature of MacPilot is its capability to both enable and disable macOS' animations and effects in order to get a more responsive and fast operating system.
Moreover, the MacPilot app can generate detailed network statistics, enable you to change the advanced settings of each network interface and optimize your broadband connection's settings.
Helps you tweak and toggle a vast array of hidden macOS features and options with ease
While the catalog of tools and features built-in within MacPilot are quite staggering, they also make way for a small problem, and that is that the explanations for each separate feature and how it works could have been more extensive.
Taking everything into consideration, MacPilot manages to put a lot of powerful and useful tools at your fingertips and, without doubt, this makes it one of the most useful and versatile app that you could have installed on your Mac for tweaking a wide assortment of hidden system features and optimizing its performance without much knowledge of the inner workings of macOS.
What’s new in MacPilot 9.1.2
April 16th, 2018
- New Feature: UI for file search updated to be substantially more modern. Can now right-click results to reveal in Finder or launch.
- New Feature: Change system spring delay.
- Modification: File Kinds/Sizes are now retrieved in the File Search thread instead of post-fact. This speeds things up and frees up the UI.
- Bug Fix: Hide/show Library folder works again.
- Bug Fix: Files/folders in File Browser are once again alphabetical.
- Bug Fix: Progress window now shows status when operation completes if there were output messages.
- Bug Fix: Fixed crash while loading BOM receipts.
- Bug Fix: No more infinite message box loop when no results found with Locate.
- Bug Fix: Drop arrow no longer shown in search fields where additional search options are not available.
- Bug Fix: Progress window when expanded and the user clicks to drag resize it, no longer snaps closed.
- Bug Fix: Progress window results text fields now expands with the window when resized.
- Bug Fix: Locate (super old command) replaced with an advanced Spotlight query.