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Cocktail 9.4.2 (El Capitan Edition) has been released.
We would like to inform you that Cocktail 9.4.2 (El Capitan Edition) for users running OS X El Capitan (10.11) has been released.

Please note that Cocktail (El Capitan Edition) requires OS X El Capitan 10.11 to run. If you are running macOS Sierra 10.12, please continue to use Cocktail (Sierra Edition).

Here are the release notes for this version:
  • Improvements on the "Delete localization files" procedure
  • Fixed compatibility issues with Logic Pro X audio units plug-ins
  • Fixed a bug in which network optimization for Fiber connection type could not be applied
  • Fixed a bug in which some items in /private/tmp folder were not deleted during clearing of the temporary files
  • Addresses an issue in which Cocktail may unexpectedly quit while rebuilding XPC helper agent caches
  • Addresses an issue in which Cocktail may report problems with srm utility
  • Addresses an issue in which Cocktail don't work properly if the System Events process is not running
  • Addresses an issue in which Cocktail could not force empty the Trash, error -362 (The Trash contains more than 2000 items)
  • Addresses an issue in which Pilot scheduler could not be enabled, error -114 (Home directory not found in the /Users folder)
  • Overall performance improvements
The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).

Download it from or launch Cocktail and choose "Check for Update" from the Cocktail application menu.

Cocktail (Sierra Edition) for macOS 10.12, Cocktail (Yosemite Edition) for OS X 10.10, Cocktail (Mavericks Edition) for OS X 10.9 and Cocktail (Mountain Lion Edition) for OS X 10.8 are available for download from our website.

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X 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.

Watch the introduction video:
Tips & Tricks
In the previous versions of Safari you could navigate to a URL without having to type ".com". The same can be done in Safari 10 with one extra keystroke.

Entering "apple" in the location bar of Safari will yield you Google search results for those terms. However, including a trailing slash will cause Safari to add the ".com" to a logical location in the address, and take you to that URL. So, "apple/" will take you to "". Finally, if you type “apple/macbook”, Safari will go to "”.

Visit our blog for more tips and tricks!

Maintain develops tailored applications for Mac users. We work towards creating technical solutions which maintain your computer and make it as efficient and easy to use as possible.