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MacPilot for Mac

Editors' Review

by   / April 02, 2013

The number of options available in the Mac OS and its applications can be difficult to manage for all but expert users. With MacPilot for Mac, users can track and change settings in a number of areas from one program.

The free trial version of MacPilot for Mac comes with a 15-day usage limit, while the full program requires a payment of $19.95 to activate. The program's native installer set the program up quickly, but a lengthy user agreement must be accepted to use the program. Upon startup, the user is prompted to purchase the full version or continue with the limited trial, but this dismisses quickly. No instructions were apparent, which would have been helpful since the sheer number of options and their potential system effects make using this program difficult for novices. The interface's graphics are well designed, and the top row of buttons divides the system options by category. Each menu has a slightly different design due to the varying options and some of them are not easy to figure out. The changes do take effect when selected and it is easy to revert back if the user does not like the new choices.

While functional, MacPilot for Mac's cluttered interface and lack of instructions make it a poor choice for beginning Mac users, while those with experience may find it useful.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of MacPilot for Mac 5.0.8.

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Editors' Review

by   / April 02, 2013

The number of options available in the Mac OS and its applications can be difficult to manage for all but expert users. With MacPilot for Mac, users can track and change settings in a number of areas from one program.

The free trial version of MacPilot for Mac comes with a 15-day usage limit, while the full program requires a payment of $19.95 to activate. The program's native installer set the program up quickly, but a lengthy user agreement must be accepted to use the program. Upon startup, the user is prompted to purchase the full version or continue with the limited trial, but this dismisses quickly. No instructions were apparent, which would have been helpful since the sheer number of options and their potential system effects make using this program difficult for novices. The interface's graphics are well designed, and the top row of buttons divides the system options by category. Each menu has a slightly different design due to the varying options and some of them are not easy to figure out. The changes do take effect when selected and it is easy to revert back if the user does not like the new choices.

While functional, MacPilot for Mac's cluttered interface and lack of instructions make it a poor choice for beginning Mac users, while those with experience may find it useful.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of MacPilot for Mac 5.0.8.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.13

Mojave Support

General

Publisher Koingo Software
Publisher web site http://www.koingosw.com/
Release Date October 15, 2018
Date Added October 15, 2018
Version 10.13

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan

Download Information

File Size 29.04MB
File Name macpilot.dmg

Popularity

Total Downloads 57,662
Downloads Last Week 2

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $29.95
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