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Xupport 3.0 to ship in July with Tiger support

updated 12:00 pm EDT, Fri June 10, 2005

Xupport 3.0 in July

, the latest version of the "swiss army knife" for Mac OS X, will be available in July, the developer said today. Xupport is a multipurpose system utility for Mac OS X that provides many features to configure hidden options, to increase system security and performance, to maintain and backup Mac OS X, and to access Unix features. Xupport 3 will be fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther), and provides a brand new user interface with plenty of new features. Version 3.0 adds native authorization technology, more hidden Settings, extended file deletion functionality, improved virtual memory optimization, and more backup options. It will cost $20 for new users, or $10 to upgrade.

Key Features:

  • Access hidden System, Finder and Dock settings
  • Run native maintenance scripts
  • Reset file type settings (Rebuild Desktop)
  • Reset Finder information (.DS_Store)
  • Clean system and application log files
  • Clean browser caches, cookies, web icons, ...
  • Delete files and folders with administrator privileges
  • Network optimizer
  • Virtual memory optimizer (swap)
  • Access hidden server settings (afp, http, ssh, ftp, smb)
  • Create additional shared directories (Share Points)
  • Advanced firewall interface (ipfw)
  • Create bootable backups
  • Create backup disk images for software restoration
  • Browse hidden system files and folders
  • Display system integrated unix manual pages (man)
  • Mac OS X shortcuts collection
  • Mac OS X error codes collection
  • ASCII table and conversion

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