reclaiming inactive memory in Mac OS X


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.


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