Video: How To Pause An App In Mac OS X 0


Video: How To Pause An App In Mac OS X


Todays video is a little technical. If you have a system process that is consuming a lot of your Mac’s CPU, you may want to pause this application to free up some system resources. This will allow you to work on something else, then when you have finished, you can unpause the app and allow it to continue right where it left off. This method of pausing apps it very useful if you have a CPU intensive app running and want a quick break. I have written about this technique before. The video below is more visual.

You can watch the video below or on Youtube. The main command in the app is killall -STOP appname. If you enjoyed the video, subscribe to the channel or follow me on Facebook.

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