General Optimizing


Are there any specila things you can do to speed up things in OSX? On my iMac 266 things is going very slow.
There's always the RAM cop-out: "Buy more RAM"

You might try out Xoptimize (find it on It helps some applications launch faster.

There are a few threads floating around here for turning off various animation settings. You might try some of those tricks.

If your monitor depth is set at 24bit or greater (millions of colors), try setting it at 16bit (thousands of colors) for a while.