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How to View Power Manager's Unified Log Entries

With macOS 10.12, aka Sierra, Apple introduced a new log file system called Unified Logging. This new system changes how you find and view log entries created by Power Manager and other applications on your Mac. In this recipe, I will show you how to list Power Manager's log entries. Read more…

Published 2 March 2017

Power Manager 4.6.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the launch of Power Manager and Power Manager Pro 4.6. This significant update introduces new Schedule Assistant tasks, Dark Mode support, and numerous refinements. We have also continued to work on the internal scheduling engine to ensure it remains modern and efficient. Read more…

Published 21 February 2017

How to Automatically and Quietly Shut Down a Mac

Power Manager can automatically shut down a Mac. The default approach is to provide the user with plenty of notification and warning beforehand. Sometimes these warnings are not desirable. In this recipe, we will walk through how to automatically shut down a Mac without forewarning. Read more…

Published 12 December 2016

How to Run a Script Before an Inactivity Triggered Log Out

Power Manager can automatically log out an inactive Mac. The approach is predictable and unaffected by applications attempting to block or interrupt the log out with last minute dialogs. Read more…

Published 10 October 2016

Power Manager 4.5.4 Released

Today we released Power Manager and Power Manager Pro 4.5.4. This update fixes a bug affecting the macOS 10.12 beta releases and includes updates to third party libraries. Read more…

Published 30 August 2016

How to Show an Inactivity Warning

Inactivity triggered events are frequently used to automatically log out or shut down Macs left unused or idle. This is great for public computers and Macs in academic environments such as labs. In this recipe, we learn how to warn users well before the log out. Read more…

Published 3 August 2016


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