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Cloning and Deploying a Power Manager Schedule

In this recipe we will walk through cloning an existing Power Manager schedule and deploying it to other Macs. We will do this without Power Manager Professional and instead use Power Manager's included command line tool pmctl. Read more…

Published 22 February 2018

Power Manager 4.6.4 Released

We are pleased to announce the launch of Power Manager 4.6.4. This update fixes bugs and extends available durations from one day to one year. Read more…

Published 6 February 2018

Power Manager 4.6.3 Released

Today we released Power Manager and Power Manager Pro 4.6.3. This update fixes a bug in the Event Editor and, for Professional, includes updates to the Schedule Assistant. Read more…

Published 2 November 2017

Power Manager 4.6.2 Released

We are pleased to announce the launch of Power Manager 4.6.2. This update adds new open document tasks to the Schedule Assistant, deprecates movie playing tasks, and improves support for macOS 10.13. Read more…

Published 13 October 2017

DssW is Twenty Years Old

Twenty years ago, I set up DssW to sell Power Manager on the then latest Macintosh operating system, Mac OS 8. I had written Power Manager while still a student and needed a business structure. With a business structure I could, I thought, trivially accept card payments and deal with customers around the world. Read more…

Published 3 July 2017

How to Mount a Mac Drive to a Schedule

You can use Power Manager to automatically mount a hard drive on your Mac. This is particularly useful for preparing a drive for backing up or mirroring your files. When the back up is complete, you can also unmount the same drive with Power Manager. Read more…

Published 12 June 2017

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