Is there a running list of apps that you should disable App Nap on?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by justdep, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. justdep macrumors newbie

    Jun 10, 2011
    I know it's possible to disable App Nap on an app-by-app basis. I wonder, though, if anyone is maintaining a list where this is necessary?

    Have you come across any apps that App Nap is interfering with? If you would share the app name here, that might be helpful.

    (fwiw, I've not come across any issues with app nap yet)
  2. madams1000, Oct 29, 2013
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2013

    madams1000 macrumors newbie

    Aug 28, 2009
    Remote Buddy -

    Since it has no UI and runs in the background it gets put to sleep which causes problems. According to reports from the developer in the support forum. Disabling does seem to solve the reported problems for me. I use RB on my Mac Mini that is set up as a home theater server.
  3. TheBacklash macrumors 6502


    Oct 23, 2013
    iTunes started stuttering when I watched videos fullscreen..
    I disabled App Nap for iTunes and it went away.

    A lot of people having the stuttering issue with Quicktime/iTunes.
  4. smithrh macrumors 68020


    Feb 28, 2009
    Happy I found this thread - been having some sporadic issues here and there with some apps being... wonky after Mavericks was installed.

    I'll report back if I find anything definitive with those apps...

    Edit: shoot, that was quick, still having issues with those apps. :^(

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