Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get the most out of their computers every day.
The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail’s features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.
Cocktail is installed at more than 250 000 computers world wide. The largest part being private individuals, but Cocktail can also be found at large international companies, educational institutions or newspapers.
Features and Highlights
- Enable or disable journaling
- Repair disk permissions
- Set disk spindown time
- Prebind and re-prebind entire system or selected folder
- Run cron scripts
- Change startup mode and language
- Modify sleep settings
- Force empty trash
- Rebuild Launch Services database
- Update whatis and locate databases
Cocktail adds ability to search and delete corrupted preference files, adds a searchable database of Mac OS system error codes, adds a list of commonly used network ports, improves the clear log files procedure and fixes a number of minor bugs discovered in the previous release.
This powerful digital toolbox gives you peace of mind and lets you work without worry when you know all you need to do is press one button to launch the automatic Pilot mode. Once triggered, Mac Cocktail lets you kick back and relax while it takes care of the maintenance and utility needs of your Mac. The biggest challenge lies in setting up the tool correctly, alternatively you risk doing more harm than good.
Cocktail has the potential to be the ultimate all-purpose tool, that cleans, optimizes and repairs your Mac quickly, quietly, and consistently. It has a fair price tag for what it offers too. However an average user will not be able to squeeze out the app, which makes it impossible to recommend for those of you just starting out with Mac.