Cocktail for Mac PowerPC – Clean, Repair and Optimize

Cocktail is an utility for Mac OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps to get the most out of your computer

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.

* Cocktail – PowerPC Friendly.  It works on 10.4 Tiger / 10.5 Leopard.  Download here.

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IceClean PowerPC

I follow a very nice Facebook Page called: Mac OS X Tiger PPC and they post useful material that I felt obliged to share with you here.

They basically show that we have printer drivers installed that we don’t use, which can be found in Hard Drive/Library/Printers.  Carefully remove the folders for printers that you don’t use and you will likely save over 1GB of hard drive space!

A second tip to maximize your system is an application called IceClean, which is a powerful system maintenance and optimization tool using UNIX built-in System.

* IceClean 3.4.8 – PowerPC friendly – 10.4 (Tiger) / 10.5 (Leopard) – Powerful and simple – http://www.macdentro.com/MacDentro/Home.html

Stellar Drive ToolBox

Stellar Drive Toolbox is a complete Mac optimization and performance enhancement tool that can help Mac users to optimize, repair, manage, protect and clean their hard drives.

* Drive ToolBox – 2.5 (Demo) – PowerPC friendly Leopard 10.5 – http://www.drivetoolbox.com/ Stellar Phoenix * FileMaker Recovery – http://www.stellarinfo.com/mac-software/file-maker-recovery-software.php

More information – http://www.stellarinfo.com

Maximize/Optimize Your PowerPC

I follow a Facebook Page called: Mac OS X Tiger PPC and recently they posted some great articles that resonated with me.  I wanted to share these tips here:

One great post showed me that I had printer drivers installed that I don’t use, which can be found in Hard Drive/Library/Printers.  Carefully remove the folders for printers that you don’t use and you probably will save over 1GB of hard drive space!

Second Tip:  To maximize your system, use an application called IceClean.  It’s a powerful system maintenance and optimization tool using a built-in UNIX System.

IceClean 3.4.8 – (Free) 10.5 (Leopard) – Powerful and simple – http://www.macdentro.com/MacDentro/Home.html

IceClean 2.5 – (Free) 10.4 (Tiger).

For more information/applications for Tiger OS X Like http://facebook.com/MacOSXTigerPPC

Defragmentation (iDefrag) for Mac PowerPC

Defragmentation!?  I didn’t know that we had to do that with Mac, but if by any chance you feel like your Mac needs a defrag to make it run faster, you can check out iDefrag.  This application will defragment your Hard Drive and optimize/improve the performance of your Mac.  As I mentioned before, the blog Mac PowerPC is always looking for free/open sources of applications/programs/apps, but sometimes we can not be limited to just these, as running a PowerPC becomes a challenge and often the applications will cost extra money.  If you want to have your system running to its full potential, you need to get the right software , to get the most out of the Mac PowerPCs.  I recommend that everyone takes their time and download the demo version in order to make their own decision!

* iDefrag 2.2.1 (Demo) $29.95 PowerPC Leopard 10.5 – http://www.coriolis-systems.com/iDefrag.php

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