What are Utilities?

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The Mac OS X Applications folder contains a a Utilities folder that houses a number of tools that allow you monitor, tune, configure, and tweak your Mac.
utilities_icon.pngWhich Utilities am I likely to use?
You'll most likely use only a few of the utilities within the Utilities folder.  These are the most commonly used utilities:

Although other utilities exists (such as Network Utility, ODBC Administrator, RAID Utility, and X11), if you are not a network administrator or one who wants to get into the underlying UNIX architecture of Mac OS X you probably won't need to use these utilities.

Just navigate to the Utilities folder to see the different utilities that are available.

  • April 6, 2010 - Content revision, added links to specific Utilities
Created: 11:00 AM on Jun 15, 2009
By: switchtoamac