08/14/11 21:32:05

Pause/Resume Apps for Better Performance

Loren Brichter:

I’ve taken to pausing PS:

killall -SIGSTOP "Adobe Photoshop CS5.1"

…otherwise it just idles at 10% CPU in the bg. (SIGCONT to unfreeze).

With Keyboard Maestro 5 you can set up two macros. Note how AppContinue re-uses AppPause’s pauseApp variable as default value: