App Tamer

September 7, 2023

App Tamer 2.8.1 corrects "Don't stop or slow when sound is playing" so it works with HDMI and DisplayPort audio.

This release eliminates audio stuttering in web browsers and videoconferencing apps when sound is playing through HDMI and DisplayPort devices. It is also compatible with macOS 14 Sonoma, and improves behavior when App Tamer is quit unexpectedly.

This version is a free update for App Tamer 2 users.

What's new in version 2.8.1

  • Fixed audio detection when sound is being played to HDMI and DisplayPort devices. The "Don't stop or slow when sound is playing" setting will now work correctly with them.
  • Changed App Tamer's process throttling so it automatically deactivates if App Tamer crashes or is forced to quit.
  • Added helpful tooltips to the popover where you change process settings.

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App Tamer 2.8.1

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For macOS 10.13 - 14.0 

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What a beautifully simple yet revolutionary App! But don't tell Apple that I can put off upgrading my Macbooks for another year ;)
- Marko Turner
It's "just working". Thank you so much. Love the product. Love the support.
- Gregory Morse
A) the user interface is completely intuitive, B) it seems to work perfectly and instantaneously, and C) I did independent confirmation with my usual tool (top from the command line) and astonishingly, Safari was sitting there firmly fixed at 0 %CPU. That is awesome!!! I am absolutely going to be telling everyone I know to go buy this immediately!
- Larry Yaeger
System Requirements
macOS 10.13 through 14.0
Runs natively on Intel & Apple Silicon

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