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System Lens can bring the speed back to your Mac Via Acumor

System Lens Tools From Apple
System Lens Tools From Apple

It seems like so long ago, but there was a time when your Mac was fast. Nowadays, though, using your favorite computer is a slug. Your Mac has slowed down as it ages. Part of the problem could be the apps you’ve downloaded to it.

Thankfully, writer Matt Elliott with CNET has a solution: It’s time for you to download System Lens, an app that lists the apps running on your device and the amount of resources they are consuming.

Resource hogs

Apps are a great way to boost the usefulness of your computer. But they can also be energy hogs. A great number of apps drain power and efficiency from your Mac.

The power of System Lens

System Lens helps users identify those apps that are eating than their share of a Mac’s resources. The app shows all of a users’ currently running apps a rating: low, medium or high. System Lens also tells users how stressed out their Mac is in general. If System Lens shows three bars, that means a machine is overloaded.

Your response

Once you’re equipped with this info, it’s time for you to make some decisions. You can shut down those apps that System Lens tells you are using a lot of energy. However, you may want to go a step further and get rid of those apps that suck the most power out of your Mac, especially if these apps are merely running in the background.


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