Monday, March 21, 2011

View all running tasks on your Mac

An often overlooked utility that's built right into OS X is the Activity
It lets you view all running processes as well as their memory and cpu usage allowing you to narrow down which apps are misbehaving.

Another handy feature is the updating dock icon.
By control-clicking or right clicking on the Activity Monitor dock icon you can set it to display CPU usage, CPU usage history, network usage, disk activity or memory usage in real time...

Activity lives in Applications -> Utilities.

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