Access to additional preference settings Apple has built into OS X

TinkerTool for Mac

TinkerTool 5.5

  -  3.73 MB  -  Freeware
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    TinkerTool 8.4

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.6 or later

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  • Author / Product

    Marcel Bresink / External Link

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Sometimes latest versions of the software can cause issues when installed on older devices or devices running an older version of the operating system.

Software makers usually fix these issues but it can take them some time. What you can do in the meantime is to download and install an older version of TinkerTool 5.5.

For those interested in downloading the most recent release of TinkerTool for Mac or reading our review, simply click here.

All old versions distributed on our website are completely virus-free and available for download at no cost.

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What's new in this version:

- Added new setting to block access to the Preferences window of the Finder.
- Added new setting to block access to the Empty Trash function of the Finder.
- Added new setting to disable the delay for showing the Dock when the Dock is set to hide automatically.
- Added new setting to control the blink rate of the text insertion marker.
- Added new setting to enable a key combination that toggles the setting for dark menu and Dock (OS X Yosemite or later only).
- Many small changes in the user interface.
- Switching to Portuguese is now sufficient to enable language support for Brasilian Portuguese.
- Korean language support had to be removed.