reclaiming inactive memory in Mac OS X

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If you don’t care about Xcode then there are quite a few free and paid tools to do the job, try searching in AppStore.

References:

  1. Mac Rumours (macrumours.com)
  2. Using Activity Monitor to read System Memory (apple.com)
  3. Mac OS X Internals – A Systems Approach by Amit Singh (amazon.com)
  4. Can I force my Mac to make better use of inactive memory (apple.stackexchange.com)
  5. Trouble understanding Inactive Memory in Mac OS X (stackoverflow.com)