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This page shows all the last modifications, the new features, and the resolved issues for all the versions (including the version in progress).

Maintenance for macOS Mojave 10.14


Maintenance 2.4.5

• New version for macOS Mojave only

Maintenance for macOS High Sierra 10.13


Maintenance 2.4.2

• Built with Xcode 10
• Help corrected, improved, reindexed

Maintenance 2.4.1

• Some parts of the source code optimized
• Allowing Maintenance to access your Mac is not necessary anymore
• Emptying the Trash improved

Maintenance 2.4.0

• Maintenance now automatically restarts the computer when it's necessary
• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• Some corrections and improvements made

Maintenance 2.3.9

• Many options added (based on OnyX's Maintenance pane)
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the browsers' history improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Maintenance no longer displays a user name for non-administrator accounts
• Accessibility issue corrected that prevented Maintenance from running in some cases
• New Polish translation added

Maintenance 2.3.8

• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• New option: Check for updates when opening the application
• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 2.3.7

• Issue corrected that occurred in some cases when searching for an update
• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• Interface minor changes made

Maintenance 2.3.6

• Issue corrected that occurred when searching for an update
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved

Maintenance 2.3.5

• New version for macOS High Sierra only

Maintenance for macOS Sierra 10.12


Maintenance 2.3.0

• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 2.2.9

• Built with Xcode 9
• Deleting the logs improved

Maintenance 2.2.8

• Issue corrected that occurred in some cases when repairing permissions
• Integrates version 3.20.1 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.2.7

• Repairing permissions is possible again
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Integrates version 3.20.0 of SQLite3
• New Simplified Chinese translation added
• New Romanian translation added
• Help improved, corrected, and reindexed

Maintenance 2.2.6

• Deleting the logs improved
• Issue corrected that occurred in some cases when searching for an update

Maintenance 2.2.5

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when revealing the Maintenance log in the Finder
• Issue corrected that occurred when reverting the defaults settings
• Repair permissions option removed
• Integrates version 3.19.3 of SQLite3
• Russian translation added
• Help improved and reindexed

Maintenance 2.2.4

• Maintenance.dmg is a signed disk image now (identified developer)
• Integrates version 3.18.0 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.2.3

• Maintenance is a signed application now (identified developer)
• Integrates version 3.17.0 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.2.2

• Integrates version 3.16.2 of SQLite3
• Deleting the Temporary Items improved

Maintenance 2.2.1

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the system archived logs improved
• Integrates version 3.15.2 of SQLite3
• Integrates new version of Network Link Conditioner

Maintenance 2.2.0

• New version for macOS Sierra only

Maintenance for OS X El Capitan 10.11


Maintenance 2.1.8

• The application and the disk image are signed now (identified developer)
• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 2.1.7

• Built with Xcode 8
• Deleting the system archived logs improved
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• The Recent Items in the Apple menu () are correctly deleted now
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates version 3.14.2 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.1.6

• Integrates version 3.12.1 of SQLite3
• Minor interface changes made
• Misc. improvements and minor corrections made
• Some issues corrected

Maintenance 2.1.5

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved
• Some issues corrected
• Minor interface modifications made

Maintenance 2.1.4

• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates version 3.10.2 of SQLite3
• Help improved

Maintenance 2.1.3

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• New option: Rebuild the CoreDuet database
• New option: Rebuild the XPC cache

Maintenance 2.1.2

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the archived logs improved
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Integrates version 3.9.2 of SQLite3
• Removed the "Display a message in the Notification Center" option (Preferences pane)
• Korean translation added
• Minor corrections made

Maintenance 2.1.1

• New option: Repair permissions
• Issue corrected that occurred when quitting all of the applications
• Issue corrected that occurred when displaying the license (Error: 1)
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates version 3.9.0 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.1.0

• New version for OS X El Capitan only

Maintenance for OS X Yosemite 10.10


Maintenance 2.0.7

• The application and the disk image are signed now (identified developer)
• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 2.0.6

• Issue corrected that occurred when displaying the license (Error: 1)

Maintenance 2.0.5

• Restart and shut down routines improved
• Parts of AppleScript code replaced by Objective-C code
• Deleting the logs improved

Maintenance 2.0.4

• Issue corrected that caused the settings for some browsers' extensions to be reset

Maintenance 2.0.3

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Modified the routine for emptying the Trash
• Issue corrected that occurred when searching for an update of the application
• Integrates version 3.8.11.1 of SQLite3
• Maintenance now uses the Base internationalization system
• Deleted the Arabic localization (no translator anymore)

Maintenance 2.0.2

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Integrates version 3.8.10.2 of SQLite3

Maintenance 2.0.1

• Interface improved
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Integrates version 3.8.10.1 of SQLite3
• Help improved

Maintenance 2.0.0

• Dutch translation added
• Indonesian translation added
• Help updated and improved

Maintenance 1.9.9

• Integrates version 3.8.8.3 of SQLite3
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved

Maintenance 1.9.8

• Cleaning the system cache also rebuilds the XPC cache now
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates version 3.8.8.1 of SQLite3
• Romanian translation added

Maintenance 1.9.7

• Integrates version 3.8.7.4 of SQLite3
• Checking the SMART Status removed (too many problems . . .)
• Uninstallation improved
• Help updated

Maintenance 1.9.6

• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the Recent Items
• Progress bar improved
• Integrates version 3.8.7.2 of SQLite3
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Checking the SMART Status is temporarily disabled
• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 1.9.5

• New version for OS X Yosemite only

Maintenance for OS X Mavericks 10.9


Maintenance 1.9.1

• The application and the disk image are signed now (identified developer)
• Misc. minor corrections made

Maintenance 1.9.0

• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.8.9

• Deleting the logs improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when synchronizing photos in iTunes

Maintenance 1.8.8

• Disk verification routine improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the Recent Items
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• Help improved

Maintenance 1.8.7

• Deleting the caches improved
• Deleting the obsolete items improved
• Disk verification routine improved

Maintenance 1.8.6

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the system cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the .DS_Store files
• Integrates new version of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.8.5

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved
• Deleting the caches improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• New icon
• Help improved

Maintenance 1.8.4

• Issue corrected that occurred when emptying the Trash
• New option: Display a Maintenance message in the Notification Center

Maintenance 1.8.3

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• Spanish translation added

Maintenance 1.8.2

• Added ability to uninstall Maintenance in the Help menu
• Deleting the caches improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• Arabic translation added

Maintenance 1.8.1

• Issue corrected that occurred when checking the disk in some cases
• Issue corrected that occurred when emptying the Trash

Maintenance 1.8.0

• New version for OS X Mavericks only

Maintenance for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8


Maintenance 1.7.1

• Minor modifications made

Maintenance 1.7.0

• Deleting the applications cache improved
• New option: Rebuild the Help Center
• German localization added
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• Help corrected

Maintenance 1.6.9

• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the Temporary Items improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when restoring the default options
• Brazilian translation added
• Czech translation added
• Italian translation added
• Japanese translation added
• Swedish translation added

Maintenance 1.6.8

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Minor modifications made

Maintenance 1.6.7

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.6.6

• It is no longer necessary to quit all applications to check the disk

Maintenance 1.6.5

• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• New option: Delete the saved application states
• Integrates new version of SQLite3
• Help improved

Maintenance 1.6.4

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• Issue corrected in the Authenticate pane
• Integrates new version of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.6.3

• Deleting the web cache and logs improved
• The progress bar is now more accurate
• Some issues corrected

Maintenance 1.6.2

• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the logs and the Diagnostic Reports improved
• Deleting Temporary Items improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Integrates new version of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.6.1

• Application developed in AppleScriptObjC now

Maintenance 1.6.0

• New version for OS X Mountain Lion only

Maintenance for Mac OS X 10.7


Maintenance 1.5.6

• Integrates version 3.7.13 of SQLite3
• Translations improved
• Help updated

Maintenance 1.5.5

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Integrates version 3.7.12.3 of SQLite3

Maintenance 1.5.4

• Integrates version 3.7.12.1 of SQLite3
• Deleting the Kernel cache improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Minor modifications made

Maintenance 1.5.3

• Integrates version 3.7.11 of SQLite3
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved
• New option: Empty Trash
• Help improved, updated, and reindexed

Maintenance 1.5.2

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Translations improved

Maintenance 1.5.1

• Issue corrected where Maintenance didn't open anymore after restart or shutdown
• Integrates version 3.7.10 of SQLite3
• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved

Maintenance 1.5.0

• New version for Mac OS X 10.7 only

Maintenance for Mac OS X 10.6


Maintenance 1.4.1

• Translations improved

Maintenance 1.4.0

• Some corrections and improvements made

Maintenance 1.3.9

• Deleting the Temporary Items improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the caches improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when searching for an update
• Issue corrected that occurred when displaying the Maintenance log

Maintenance 1.3.8

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the Diagnostic Reports improved

Maintenance 1.3.7

• Deleting the browser histories improved
• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Deleting the system cache improved

Maintenance 1.3.6

• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Issue corrected that occurred when checking the startup disk in some cases

Maintenance 1.3.5

• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• Some issues corrected
• Log system implemented
• Help modified, updated, and reindexed

Maintenance 1.3.4

• Maintenance can now be run from a non-administrator account
• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Code optimized

Maintenance 1.3.3

• Replaced the routine to search for an update
• Deleting the caches improved

Maintenance 1.3.2

• Deleting the Recent Items improved
• Deleting the logs improved

Maintenance 1.3.1

• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the system cache
• New icon
• Searching for an update is improved
• Minor corrections made

Maintenance 1.3.0

• New version for Mac OS X 10.6 only
• Maintenance can now be installed using drag and drop
• New options: Uninstall and Check for Updates (Maintenance menu)

Maintenance for Mac OS X 10.5


Maintenance 1.2.7

• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the system cache
• Minor corrections made

Maintenance 1.2.6

• Deleting the applications cache improved
• Issue corrected that changed the state of Spotlight indexing when repairing the permissions

Maintenance 1.2.5

• Japanese and Czech translations updated
• Issue corrected that occurred when quitting the application
• Deleting the logs improved
• Help updated and reindexed

Maintenance 1.2.4

• Deleting the logs improved
• Deleting the fonts cache improved
• New option: Show/Hide the Maintenance Help at launch (Preferences pane)
• Checking the SMART Status improved
• Updating the dyld's cache (formerly update_prebinding) improved
• Help updated and reindexed

Maintenance 1.2.3

• Issue corrected that occurred when opening the application
• A password is now requested when the application opens
• Japanese localization added
• Other localizations improved

Maintenance 1.2.2

• Maintenance now has better compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5.4
• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the Java cache
• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the fonts cache
• "Rebuilding the display of folders' content" improved
• Version compiled with Xcode 3.1

Maintenance 1.2.1

• Maintenance now has better compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5.2
• New option: Delete the Temporary Items

Maintenance 1.2.0

• New version for Mac OS X 10.5 only

Maintenance for Mac OS X 10.4


Maintenance 1.1.8

• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the system cache
• Minor corrections made

Maintenance 1.1.7

• Now, when you click Execute, Maintenance will quit all of the applications
• The routine to search for an update has been modified
• Czech translation added

Maintenance 1.1.6

• Removed the administrator check when the application opens (issue with some configurations)
• Spanish localization added

Maintenance 1.1.5

• Two issues corrected that occurred when the application opened

Maintenance 1.1.4

• Deleting the caches improved
• Deleting the logs improved
• The routine to search for an update has been modified
• Issue corrected that caused the Active Directory administrator to not be recognized
• Minor corrections made in the localizations

Maintenance 1.1.3

• Maintenance works on Mac OS X Server now
• "Reset sidebar of Finder windows" option removed
• The Software Update log is not deleted anymore
• Korean translation added

Maintenance 1.1.2

• Deleting the Internet cache improved
• Deleting the additional logs improved
• Rebuilding the mailboxes of Mail improved
• Help content improved and indexed
• The password is not requested when the application opens anymore
• The LaunchServices database is updated now, rather than being rebuilt

Maintenance 1.1.1

• System optimization is now simplified
• Verifications are now run before the request for a password
• The LaunchServices database is not selected anymore by default
• Issue corrected that occurred when the Restore Defaults button was clicked in the Preferences

Maintenance 1.1.0

• Verification of the SMART Status is now improved and enabled by default
• The startup disk is now verified when the application opens
• The fonts cache of Microsoft Office X will now be removed
• Display of alert messages improved
• Help improved, corrected, and updated

Maintenance 1.0.9

• The radio buttons are now disabled when "Optimize the System" is unselected
• German localization improved
• Russian and Italian localizations added

Maintenance 1.0.8

• Issue corrected that caused incorrect permissions to be set for the "secure.log" file after the maintenance scripts were run
• English translation improved

Maintenance 1.0.7

• New option: Reset the display of folders' content
• Help corrected and improved
• Misc. corrections made in the English localization
• Maintenance will no longer display the message "Maintenance finished" if no checkbox is selected
• German localization added

Maintenance 1.0.6

• New option: Reset the sidebar of Finder windows
• Issue corrected that occurred when deleting the Microsoft Fonts cache

Maintenance 1.0.5

• Issue corrected that deleted the favorites of Cyberduck

Maintenance 1.0.4

• Verification of the SMART Status is now disabled by default
• Checking the SMART Status is now more accurate (works only with ATA and Serial ATA disks)
• Links to the developer's website and email now appear in the Maintenance menu