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Old Jun 29, 2008, 11:18 AM   #1
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Mac Equivalent of Task Manager?

I am a recent convert to macs. I just wanted to know if there was some equivalent to a Windoze task manager. Primarily, I want to see how much memory is being used at any time, and which programs are using the most memory.
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Old Jun 29, 2008, 11:19 AM   #2
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Activity Monitor. It's in /Applications/Utilities
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Old Jun 29, 2008, 11:19 AM   #3
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In the Utilities folder there's an app called Activity Monitor.
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Old Jun 29, 2008, 11:21 AM   #4
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Welcome...try Activity Monitor

Try using the activity monitor. It's actually more informative than Task Manager. You can find it in the Applications / Utility folder. I move it to my dock for easy access.
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You can also open up the Terminal program in the Applications/Utilities folder and type in the command top in the terminal window. It will give the same info as the Activity Monitor. Just to give you another option there!
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