Date: Tuesday, August 20th, 2013, 06:53
Category: News, Software
On Tuesday, shareware developer Maintain released version 6.7 of CocktailCocktail (Mountain Lion Edition), the popular shareware utility program that allows for additional Mac OS X system tests. The new version, a 5.6 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and features:
- Improvements on the “Clear System caches” procedure. Added clearing of CVMS and Core symbolication daemon caches. XPC Helper Agent cache is now forced to be rebuilt – this can fix many of media plug-in issues, including issues with Aperture and iPhoto.
- Improvements on the “Clear Java caches” procedure. Added compatibility with the latest version of Java.
- Improvements on the “Clear Kernel caches” procedure. Addresses an issue in which kernel cache could not be rebuilt, “Can’t create kext cache under / – owner not root” error.
- Improvements on the “Clear QuickLook caches” procedure.
- Improvements on the “Clear QuickTime caches” procedure.
- Addresses an issue in which Cocktail may not be able to change Launchpad background blur radius.
- Addresses an issue in which number of CPU cores may not be displayed in the Specifications window.
- Added OS X 10.8.5 compatibility.
- Updated Automator actions.
- Updated Help files.
Cocktail 6.7 retails for a US$19.00 shareware registration fee and requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.8 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.