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ABAssistantService (ABAssistantService.app)
/System/Library/Frameworks/AddressBook.framework/Versions/A/Resources/ABAssistantService.app/Conten... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Abk (Abk.app)
Mac keylogger with remote monitoring support. It supports stealth keystroke recording, screenshots capturing and sending the logs by email or FTP in a real time. If it's not installed by yourself it can be used to sneak passwords and other private information. Read more...

Activity (Activity Monitor.app)


Activity Monitor utility monitors the activity of your computer's processor and disk, its memory, and its network activity. Read more...

Activity Monitor (Activity Monitor.app)


Activity Monitor utility monitors the activity of your computer's processor and disk, its memory, and its network activity. Read more...

activitymonitord (Activity Monitor.app)


/Applications/Utilities/Activity Monitor.app/Contents/MacOS/activitymonitord No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

AddPrinter (AddPrinter.app)
Utility for setting up new printing device in Mac OS X (Leopard). Read more...

Address Book (Address Book.app)


Address Book application bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

AirPlayUIAgent (AirPlayUIAgent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/AirPlayUIAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/AirPlayUIAgent --launchd No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

AirPort Base Station Agent (AirPort Base Station Agent.app)


Monitors base stations on the network and provides software updates as well as access to hard drives attached to wireless router.rn Read more...

AirPort Disk Agent (AirPort Disk Agent.app)


Provides access to USB disk, that is connected to an AirPort Extreme Base Station. Read more...

AirPort Utility (AirPort Utility.app)

AirPort Utility is setup and management utility for the AirPort Express Base Station, the AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule. Read more...

airportd
airportd configures various wireless card parameters automatically. For example, automatically connects to a preferred wireless network after restart if the network is available. Read more...

amavisd
amavisd is a high-performance interface between Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) and virus scanners and/or junk-mail scanners. Read more...

amavisd (Server.app)
amavisd is a OS X Server high-performance interface between Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) and virus scanners and/or junk-mail scanners. Read more...

anvil
The Postfix (free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail) anvil server maintains statistics about client connection counts or client request rates. Read more...

aosnotifyd
Daemon providing syncing between Mac and MobileMe. Read more...

APNBridge
APNBridge is a jabberd component to allow devices to subcribe to notifications and receive them via the Apple Push Notification Service. Read more...

App Store (App Store.app)


The Mac App Store is a digital distribution platform for Mac OS X applications. Read more...

Apple80211Agent (Apple80211Agent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/Apple80211Agent.app/Contents/MacOS/Apple80211Agent -psn_0_602259 No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

AppleMobileBackup (AppleMobileDeviceHelper.app)
Backup utility for iPhone and iPod Touch. Read more...

AppleMobileDeviceHelper (AppleMobileDeviceHelper.app)
Framework that powers iTune's-iPod and -iPhone data transfer. Read more...

appleprofilepolicyd
appleprofilepolicyd is a system daemon that implements a access control policy for the services provided by AppleProfileFamily. Read more...

applepushserviced
Daemon for Apple Push Notification service. This is part of the ApplePushService framework which allows Mac

applications present dynamic content delivered over the Internet to user/computer. Read more...

AppleScript Editor (AppleScript Editor.app)


AppleScript Editor provides the ability to edit, compile, and execute scripts written in AppleScript. Read more...

AppleScript Runner (AppleScript Runner.app)


AppleScript Runner is an implementation detail of features like Folder Actions and the Script Menu (they use AppleScript Runner to run scripts). Read more...

AppleScript Utility (AppleScript Utility.app)


AppleScript is an English-like language used to create script files that control the actions of the Mac and the applications that run on it. Read more...

AppleVNCServer
Server for providing access to your Mac remotely. Part of Apple Remote Desktop package. Read more...

apsd-ft (FaceTime.app)
Push notification services for FaceTime for Mac. Read more...

arch
arch utility will print architecture type of your operating system or run selected architecture of a universal binary. Read more...

Archive Utility (Archive Utility.app)


Archive Utility (BOMArchiveHelper until Mac OS X 10.5) is the default archive file handler in Mac OS X. It is usually invoked automatically when opening a file in one of its supported formats. Read more...

ARDAgent (ARDAgent.app)
ARDAgent is the application that responds to Apple Remote Desktop remote administration requests, screen sharing and the like. Read more...

ARDAgent
ARDAgent is the application that responds to Apple Remote Desktop remote administration requests, screen sharing and the like. Read more...

aslmanager
Apple System Log data store file manager. Manages files in the ASL data store written by the syslogd server. Read more...

asr
Apple Software Restore; copy disk images onto volumes, either directly or via a multicast network stream. Read more...

ATSServer
Apple Type Solution Server. Enables system-wide font management. Replaced with fontd daemon in Snow Leopard. Read more...

Audio MIDI Setup (Audio MIDI Setup.app)


Audio MIDI Setup configures the audio input and output devices connected to your computer. Read more...

auditd
The auditd daemon responds to requests from the audit utility and notifications from the kernel. It manages the resulting audit log files and specified log file locations. Read more...

authorizationhost (SecurityAgent.app)
Provides authentication and authorization framework for applications. Read more...

autofsd
Monitors network filesystem requests or configuration changes, and when such an event occurs, launches automount to update the mount points. Read more...

Automator (Automator.app)
Automator implements point-and-click (or drag-and-drop) creation of workflows for automating repetitive tasks. Read more...

Automator Launcher (Automator Launcher.app)


/System/Library/CoreServices/Automator Launcher.app/Contents/MacOS/Automator Launcher -psn_0_184365 No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Automator Runner (Automator Runner.app)


/System/Library/CoreServices/Automator Runner.app/Contents/MacOS/Automator Runner... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

automountd
Daemon that responds to requests from autofs to mount and unmount network filesystems, and to supply the contents of directories, based on the contents of automounter maps. Read more...

auvaltool
AudioUnit validation tool tests a specified AudioUnit for API and behavioural conformance. Read more...

AVCAssistant
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/CoreMediaIOServices.framework/Resources/AVC.plugin/Contents/Resou... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

AVRCPAgent (AVRCPAgent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/AVRCPAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/AVRCPAgent -BTAutoLaunch -BTType L2CAP... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

awacsd
Apple Wide Area Connectivity Service daemon - facilitate connections between devices using Back to My Mac. Read more...

awk
AWK is a programming language that is designed for processing text-based data, either in files or data streams. A version of the AWK language is a standard feature of nearly every modern Unix-like operating system, including OS X. Read more...

backupd-helper
Time Machine backup for Mac OS X Leopard. Read more...

bash
Bash is an sh-compatible command language interpreter that executes commands from the standard input or file. Read more...

BezelUIServer
BezelUIServer responds to things like volume and screen brightness settings by creating the translucent popups and helps launching FrontRow. Read more...

blued
Bluetooth daemon. Handles SDP transactions, link key management, and incoming connection acceptance. Read more...

Bluetooth File Exchange (Bluetooth File Exchange.app)


Handles files exchanges between Bluetooth devices. Read more...

BluetoothAudioAgent (BluetoothAudioAgent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/BluetoothAudioAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/BluetoothAudioAgent No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

bnepd
The Bluetooth network daemon that handles all BNEP connections on the system. Read more...

Boot Camp Assistant (Boot Camp Assistant.app)


Part of Boot Camp - software included with OS X Lion so you can run compatible versions of Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac. Read more...

bootpd
NetBoot server implementing a DHCP/BOOTP server as defined in RFC951, RFC1542, RFC2131, and RFC2132, as well as a BOOTP/DHCP relay agent. Read more...

bounce
The bounce daemon maintains mail delivery status reports. Read more...

build_hd_index (ARDAgent.app)
Collects data on remote computers about files/applications used and user activity. Read more...

c2s
c2s accepts incoming connections from clients, performs authentication and registration functions, and communicates with the session manager on their behalf. Read more...

caffeinate

caffeniate prevents the system from sleeping on behalf of a utility. Read more...

Calculator (Calculator.app)
Calculator is a basic calculator application bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

cat
The cat utility reads files sequentially, writing them to the standard output. Read more...

CCacheServer (CCacheServer.app)
Agent that maintains the Kerberos credentials cache for a specific user. Read more...

CharacterPalette (CharacterPalette.app)
Character Palette is used to insert special characters, such as mathematical symbols, letters with accent marks, or arrows and other "dingbats" as well as to enter Japanese, Chinese, Korean characters and characters from other languages. Read more...

CharPaletteServer (CharPaletteServer.app)
Character Palette is used to insert special characters, such as mathematical symbols, letters with accent marks, or arrows and other dingbats, into your documents. Read more...

checkvir
Backdoor:OSX/Imuler.A malware. Contacts a remote server for instructions; it may then steal files or capture a screenshot of the infected computer system, which is then forwarded to the remote server Read more...

check_afp (check_afp.app)
Keeps the local AFP client in sync with the AFP Server when another client updates items on that same server, refreshes the reconnect authentication credential on a periodic basis and handles displaying AFP server messages. Read more...

chflags
Standard Unix ulitity to change file flags. Read more...

chgrp
Standard Unix utility to change group of the Unix file. Read more...

chmod
The chmod utility modifies the file mode bits of the listed files as specified by the mode operand. It may also be used to modify the Access Control Lists (ACLs) associated with the listed files. Read more...

chown
Unix utility that changes the user ID and/or the group ID of the specified files. Read more...

chum
Computer Hardware Understanding Development (CHUD) Tool helper daemon for provided authorized users access to privileged kernel interfaces. Read more...

clamd

Anti-virus daemon for Mac OS X Server, listens for incoming connections on Unix and/or TCP socket and scans files or directories on demand. Read more...

clamd (Server.app)
clamd is an anti-virus daemon that listens for incoming connections on Unix and/or TCP socket and scans files or directories on demand. Read more...

clang
clang is a C, C++, and Objective-C compiler which encompasses preprocessing, parsing, optimization, code generation, assembly, and linking. Read more...

cleanup
The daemon processes inbound mail, inserts it into the incoming mail queue, and informs the queue manager of its arrival. Read more...

codesign
The codesign command is used to create, check, and display code signatures, as well as inquire into the dynamic status of signed code in the system. Read more...

ColorSync Utility (ColorSync Utility.app)


ColorSync translates an images data between the color spaces of your devices so each device reproduces the image as accurately as possible. Read more...

com.apple.legacymediabridge.videodecompressionserver
com.apple.legacymediabridge.videodecompressionserver No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

com.apple.security.pboxd
Daemon process called Powerbox (pboxd) job is to present and control open/save dialog boxes on behalf of sandboxed applications. Read more...

compressord
Part of Final Cut Studio application, providing batch processes for encoding to a wide range of industry-standard formats. Read more...

configd
Maintains data reflecting the desired and current state of the system, provides notifications to applications when this data changes, and hosts a number of configuration agents. Read more...

Conflict Resolver (Conflict Resolver.app)


Conflict Resolver is an application used by .Mac service. Conflict Resolver is executed in the event that the .Mac Sync Service cannot decide on which version of the data to use. Read more...

Console (Console.app)
Console displays system messages written in system logs. Read more...

cookied
cookied is per-user HTTP cookie storage daemon which manages the user's cookie storage. Read more...

copy-helper
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/copy-helper -source /Users/inkfolk... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

coreaudiod
Daemon used for Core Audio related purposes. Read more...

coreservicesd
Core Services daemon. Core Services is the Mac OS X system layer that lies above the core operating system and below the services, frameworks, and libraries used in application development. Read more...

corestoraged
corestoraged manages CoreStorage (logical filesystem abstraction layer) volumes. Read more...

cron
Daemon to execute scheduled commands. Looks through the crontab files and follows scheduled instructions. Read more...

csh
Berkeley UNIX C shell- command language interpreter usable both as an interactive login shell and a shell script command processor. Read more...

cups-deviced
CUPS (common unix printing system) device daemon, polls the backends for a list of available devices. Read more...

cups-polld
cups-polld polls remote servers for a list of available printers and printer classes. Read more...

cupsd
Common unix printing system daemon. It implements a printing system based upon the Internet Printing Protocol Read more...

curl
curl is a Standard Unix tool to transfer data from or to a server, using one of the supported protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, DICT, TELNET, LDAP or FILE) Read more...

cut
The cut utility cuts out selected portions of each line from each file and writes them to the standard output. Read more...

CVMCompiler
Mac OS X Core Virtual Machine Compiler - daemon that performs generic slave tasks controlled by CVMServer. Read more...

CVMServer

Mac OS X Core Virtual Machine Server - system daemon that handles generic task execution in a slave process. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

DashboardClient (Dock.app)
Dashboard is a semi-transparent layer that floats above your desktop at the press of a key, and provides access to mini applications called widgets. Read more...

Dashcode (Dashcode.app)
Apple's development environment for creating dashboard widgets and Web applications. Read more...

date
date utility displays or sets the current date and time. Read more...

Dictionary (Dictionary.app)
Dictionary provides definitions and synonyms from the New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd Edition and Oxford American Writers Thesaurus, 1st Edition. Read more...

DictionaryPanel (Dictionary.app)
DictionaryPanel is alternative display method (you can activate it in Dictionary preferences) for Dictionary.app. Read more...

DigitalColor Meter (DigitalColor Meter.app)


DigitalColor Meter matchs the color on your screen against several industry standard spaces as well as see color value of any pixel on your display for copying into an HTML or graphics document. Read more...

Directory (Directory.app)
The Directory application provides access to shared information about people, groups, locations, and resources within your organization. Read more...

Directory Utility (Directory Utility.app)


Directory Utility determines which directory services a Mac OS X computer uses and how it connects to directory domains. Read more...

DirectoryService
DirectoryService gathers directory access information which includes permissions for directories and mounted disks and provides it to applications. Read more...

dirhelper
Command is a launch-on-demand helper for special directory creation. It is launched in a privileged context via launchd in order to create special directories where the user would not otherwise have permission to do so. Read more...

Disk Utility (Disk Utility.app)


Disk Utility lets you configure and manage disks and perform disk related tasks. Read more...

diskarbitrationd
diskarbitrationd listens for connections from clients, notifies clients of the appearance of disks and filesystems, and

governs the mounting of filesystems and the claiming of disks amongst clients. Read more...

diskimages-helper
Mounts compressed disk images. Read more...

diskmanagementd
diskmanagementd is the back-end daemon to the DiskManagement framework. Read more...

DiskManagementTool
Component of Disk Utility that actually performs the task of repairing permissions. Read more...

distccd
distccd is the distributed C/C++ compiler server, part of Apple development toolset. It accepts and runs compilation jobs for network clients. Read more...

distnoted
Provides distributed notification services (CFNotificationCenter daemon process and related agent processes). Read more...

ditto
Unix utility to copy directory hierarchies, create and extract archives. Read more...

dnsextd
BIND Extension Daemon, invoked at boot time, running alongside BIND 9, to implement two EDNS0 extensions to the standard DNS protocol. Read more...

Dock (Dock.app)
Dock is the bar of icons that sits at the bottom or side of your screen and provides easy access to applications, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimized state and manages Dashboard widgets. Read more...

docsetinstalld
docsetinstalld is the daemon responsible for installing documentation sets for use by Apple's developer tools. Read more...

dotmacsyncclient
MobileMe Sync Client command-line client. Read more...

dovecot-auth
Process handles all authentication for Dovecot- open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems and included with Mac OS X Server. Read more...

dovecotd
Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems and included with Mac OS X Server. Read more...

dovecotd (Server.app)
A secure and highly configurable IMAP and POP3 server bundled with Mac OS X Server. Read more...

Download (Download Java Components.app)

/System/Library/Java/Support/CoreDeploy.bundle/Contents/Download Java... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

dpd
Display Port daemon - listens for ACPI messages from SMC to change from internal mac mode to external display input mode upon display port hot-plug. Read more...

dscl
dscl is a general-purpose utility for operating on Directory Service directory nodes. Its commands allow one to create, read, and manage Directory Service data. Read more...

dspluginhelperd
Support daemon for legacy DirectoryService plugins. DirectoryService has been replaced by opendirectoryd. dspluginhelperd provides support for 3rd party DirectoryService plugins. More information can be accessed from the Darwin Open Directory Page Read more...

DVD Player (DVD Player.app)


Default DVD player in Mac OS X. Read more...

dynamic_pager
The dynamic_pager daemon manages a pool of external swap files which the kernel uses to support demand paging. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

eapolclient
The eapolclient is used by Mac OS X to connect to 802.1x secured wireless networks. Read more...

efax
Send/receive faxes with Class 1, 2 or 2.0 fax modem. Read more...

emacs
emacs is feature-rich text editor bundled with most Unix based systems. Read more...

emond
Event Monitor Daemon, accepts events from various services, runs them through a simple rules engine, and takes action. The actions can run commands; send email, SMS, or jabber messages; or update an RSS feed. Read more...

EncoderServer (iDVD.app)
DVD creation software application. Read more...

FaceTime (FaceTime.app)
FaceTime is a video calling software application and related protocol developed by Apple for Macs and supported mobile devices running the iOS.

Read more...

fc-cache
fc-cache scans the font directories on the system and builds font information cache files for applications using fontconfig for their font handling. Read more...

FDERecoveryAgent
FDERecoveryAgent sends encrypted CoreStorage key recovery information to Apple. It is run only when "Store the recovery key with Apple" is selected, and even then only if the information could not be transmitted when that option was first selected. Read more...

fgrep
Variant programs for grep utility. Fgrep is the same as grep -F Read more...

filecoordinationd
filecoordinationd provides system-wide file access coordination. Read more...

FileMerge (FileMerge.app)
Utility graphically compares and merges two different versions of a file. A command line version is available through the Terminal application: opendiff. Part of Apple Development tools. Read more...

FileSyncAgent (FileSyncAgent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/FileSyncAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/FileSyncAgent -launchedByLaunchd No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

find
The find utility recursively descends the directory tree for each path listed, evaluating an expression in terms of each file in the tree. Read more...

Finder (Finder.app)
Finder allows access to applications, hard disks, files, folders, and CDs. Read more...

Finder
Finder allows access to applications, hard disks, files, folders, and CDs. Read more...

FindSystemFiles
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SystemMigration.framework/Resources/FindSystemFiles -Z No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Firewall
Firewall is included with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and allows to control connections on a per-application basis, rather than a per-port basis. Read more...

firmwaresyncd
firmwaresyncd runs at boot time to synchronize the firmware file(s) from the root filesystem to the EFI System Partition (ESP). It does not run when the system is performing a Safe Boot. Read more...

Folder (Folder Actions Dispatcher.app)

Server for managing folder actions. Each folder action now runs its own copy of the new Folder Actions Dispatcher application. Read more...

Folder Actions Dispatcher (Folder Actions Dispatcher.app)


Server for managing folder actions. Each folder action now runs its own copy of the new Folder Actions Dispatcher application. Read more...

Folder Actions Setup (Folder Actions Setup.app)


Utility that helps perform tasks related to Folder Actions, e.g - enable or disable Folder Actions, attach scripts to a folder etc. Read more...

Font (Font Book.app)


Default font manager for Mac OS X. Read more...

Font Book (Font Book.app)


Default font manager for Mac OS X. Read more...

fontd
fontd is a Mac OS X system font registration manager which makes fonts available to the system. Read more...

fontworker
fontworker is a OS X system daemon that registers and validates font for the system. Read more...

freshclam
freshclam is a virus database update tool for ClamAV, bundled with OS X Server. Read more...

freshclam (Server.app)
freshclam is a virus database update tool for ClamAV, bundled with OS X Server. Read more...

Front (Front Row.app)


Front Row is media center software for Apple's Macintosh computers and Apple TV for viewing and downloading video, photos, podcasts, and music from a computer, optical disk, networks using iTunes or iPhoto, and the Internet using an Apple Remote. Read more...

fsck_hfs
The fsck_hfs utility verifies and repairs standard HFS and HFS+ file systems. Read more...

fsck_msdos
The fsck_msdos utility verifies and repairs FAT file systems (more commonly known as DOS file systems). Read more...

fseventsd
fseventsd reads file system changes events and writes the events to log files on disk. Read more...

fsmpm
Xsan File System Port Mapper daemon - server daemon residing on each Xsan File System client and server. Read more...

fs_usage
The fs_usage utility presents an ongoing display of system call usage information pertaining to filesystem activity. Read more...

ftpd
Internet File Transfer Protocol server included with Mac OS X. Read more...

gdb-i386-apple-darwin
The GNU Debugger for debugging programs written in C, C++, and Modula-2 par of Apple's Xcode developer tools. Read more...

getPPDVersion
/usr/libexec/getPPDVersion /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/HP Officejet Pro 8500... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

getty
Standard unix program running on a host computer that manages physical or virtual terminals (tty). When it detects a connection, it prompts for a username and runs the 'login' program to authenticate the user. Read more...

Grab (Grab.app)
Grab application takes a picture of all or part of your computer screen. Read more...

Grapher (Grapher.app)
Grapher graphs curves, surfaces, inequalities, differential equations, discrete series, and vector and scalar fields. You can also create movie files of your graphs. Read more...

grep
Grep is standard UNIX command, it searches the named input files for lines containing a match to the given pattern. Read more...

groff
groff is a front-end for the GNU Unix groff document formatting system. Read more...

grotty
grotty translates the output of GNU troff text formatting processor into a form suitable for typewriter-like devices. Read more...

gssd
gssd provides kernel access to the Generic Security Services API (GSS-API). Read more...

gunzip
gunzip expand files compressed with gzip- cross platform file compression utility. Read more...

hdiejectd
Helper for DiskImages framework. Undocumented, most probably responsible for ejecting/dismounting disk images. Read more...

hdiutil
hdiutil uses the DiskImages framework to manipulate disk images. Common verbs include attach, detach, verify, create, convert, compact, and burn. Read more...

Help Viewer (Help Viewer.app)


Help Viewer is a WebKit based HTML viewer for Mac OS X aimed at displaying help files and other documentation. Read more...

HelpViewer (HelpViewer.app)
Help Viewer is a WebKit based HTML viewer for Mac OS X aimed at displaying help files and other documentation. Read more...

hiutil
hiutil is for creating and examining .helpindex files. These files were historically created by Help Indexer.app, which now calls this tool. Read more...

httpd
httpd is the Apache webserver (HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server program). Read more...

httpsproxyd
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/FamilyControls.framework/Resources/httpsproxyd -X -k start -p 1001... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

hwmond
Mac OS X Server Hardware monitoring daemon, runs in the background periodically collecting various information about the current state of the hardware. Read more...

ibtool
ibtool verifies, updates, and prints the contents of an Interface Builder document, generating its output in standard plist format. Read more...

iCal (iCal.app)
Calendaring application bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

iCal Helper (iCal Helper.app)


/System/Library/Frameworks/CalendarStore.framework/Versions/A/Resources/iCal... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

iCalExternalSync
/System/Library/Frameworks/CalendarStore.framework/Resources/iCalExternalSync --oneshot --sync... No description on this process yet.

Google for process or application...

iChat (iChat.app)
iChat is an AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), MobileMe, ICQ and XMPP client. Read more...

iChatAgent (iChatAgent.app)
Backround agent for iChat. Read more...

id
The id utility returns user identity- displays the user and group names and numeric IDs. Read more...

identd
identd is a server which implements the TCP/IP proposed standard IDENT user identification protocol as specified in the RFC 1413 document. Read more...

idled
Idled provides near real-time updates for IMAP IDLE, receives notifications of mailbox changes and signals the appropriate imapd to report the changes to the client. Read more...

iDVD (iDVD.app)
Apple DVD creation software application, part of iLife suite. Read more...

IIDCAssistant
/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/HAL/iSightAudio.plugin/Contents/Resources/IIDCAssistant.bundle/Contents/Mac... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

IIDCVideoAssistant
/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreMediaIO.framework/Resources/IIDC.plugin/Contents/Resources/IIDCVideo... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Image Capture (Image Capture.app)


Application program that enables users to upload pictures from digital cameras or scanners which are either connected directly to the computer or the network. Read more...

Image Capture Extension (Image Capture Extension.app)


Provides the connections between device modules and the application and providing a common interface between device modules and applications. Read more...

Image Events (Image Events.app)


Image Events is an AppleScript agent and supports the manipulation, from scripts, of images and image-related data through operations such as cropping, embedding, matching, padding, profiling, rotating, and scaling. Read more...

ImageCaptureService (ImageCaptureService.app)
The Image Capture application in Mac OS X allows you to easily import images and perform related functions. Read more...

imagent (imagent.app)
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/IMCore.framework/imagent.app/Contents/MacOS/imagent

No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

imap-login
Part of Dovecot- open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems and included with Mac OS X Server. Read more...

imklaunchagent
Launcher for Input Method Kit framework, supporting input methods for Chinese, Japanese, and other languages. Read more...

iMovie (iMovie.app)
Apple video editing software application, part of iLife suite. Read more...

iMovie HD (iMovie HD.app)


Apple video editing software application, part of iLife suite. Read more...

IMServicePlugInAgent (IMServicePlugInAgent.app)
/System/Library/Frameworks/IMServicePlugIn.framework/IMServicePlugInAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/IMServ... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

InkServer (InkServer.app)
Ink (or Inkwell) provides handwriting recognition on Mac OS X if graphics tablet is connected to Mac. Read more...

Installer (Installer.app)
Installer is an application included in Mac OS X which extracts and installs files out of .pkg packages. Read more...

install_monitor
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/PackageKit.framework/Resources/install_monitor -t... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Instruments (Instruments.app)
Instruments is an application for dynamically tracing and profiling Mac OS X code, part of Apple development tools. Read more...

Interface (Interface Builder.app)


Interface Builder is part of Xcode- Apple development tool. Interface Builder is used to create the user interfaces for iPhone OS and Mac OS X applications. Read more...

Interface Builder (Interface Builder.app)


Interface Builder is a visual design tool used to create the user interfaces of iPhone OS and Mac OS X applications, part of Xcode development tool. Read more...

InternetSharing
InternetSharing is the back-end for the Internet Sharing feature. It is responsible for configuring the network interfaces, the DHCP server, the network address translation daemon, and the Internet domain name server. Read more...

ioreg
Displays the I/O Kit registry. It shows the heirarchical registry structure as an inverted tree. Read more...

iostat
Iostat displays kernel I/O statistics on terminal, device and cpu operations. Read more...

ioupsd
Monitors UPS's. PowerManagement's configd plugin automatically launches ioupsd whenever a UPS is connected to the system. Read more...

ipconfig
ipconfig is a utility that communicates with the IPConfiguration agent to retrieve and set IP configuration parameters. Read more...

ipfwloggerd
Mac OS X firewall logging daemon on Mac OS X Tiger (10.4). Read more...

iPhone Simulator (iPhone Simulator.app)


iPhone Simulator is an environment that allows to run iPhone applications on your Mac to perform initial testing. iPhone Simulator ir part of Xcode development tools. Read more...

iPhoto (iPhoto.app)
iPhoto is photo organizing and editing application, part of iLife suite. Read more...

irb
irb is the interactive Ruby language interpreter bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

iSync (iSync.app)
iSync allows synchronizing Mac Address Book and iCal information with mobile handsets, Palm OS organizers and compatible smartphones. Read more...

iTunes (iTunes.app)
iTunes is digital media player used for playing and organizing digital music and video files. The program is also an interface to manage the contents on iPod and iPhone. Read more...

iTunes
iTunes is digital media player used for playing and organizing digital music and video files. The program is also an interface to manage the contents on iPod and iPhone. Read more...

iTunesHelper (iTunes.app)
Listens for commands to help iTunes communicate with devices (such as iPod). Read more...

iTunesHelper.app (iTunes.app)
Tunes Helper runs in the background and monitors for the connection of any iPod or iPhone to the computer, if an iPod or iPhone is detected it will automatically launch the iTunes application. Read more...

iWeb (iWeb.app)
Website editor, part of Apple iLife suite. Read more...

iWorkServices

Backdoor iWorkServ.A uses a file called iWorkServices and is part of the installer package included with illegitimate copies of iWork 2009 distributed on file sharing sites. Read more...

Jar Launcher (Jar Launcher.app)


Jar Launcher is the program in Mac OS X that launches Java JAR files into the Aqua/Java runtime environment. Read more...

java
Java runtime environment bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

Java Preferences (Java Preferences.app)


/Applications/Utilities/Java Preferences.app/Contents/MacOS/Java Preferences -psn_0_721072 No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Java Web Start (Java Web Start.app)


Java Web Start is included in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) as part of Java SE 6. Read more...

kadmind
KADM5 (Kerberos V5 KDC) administration server, accepts remote requests to administer the information in databases. Read more...

kcm
kcm is a process based credential cache for Kerberos (computer network authentication protocol used in Mac OS X) tickets. Read more...

kcproxy (Keychain Access.app)


KeyChain Access helper that manages trust settings changes for applications/certificates. Read more...

kdc
Key distribution center process of Kerberos security protocol. Read more...

kdcmond
KDC monitoring daemon. It is an init-like process that launches, monitors, and relaunches the Kerberos KDC process, ensuring Open Directory Single Sign On. Read more...

Kerberos (Kerberos.app)
The Kerberos system authenticates individual users in a network environment. Read more...

kerberosautoconfig
Paart of Kerberos -- Open Directory Single Sign On feature. The kerberosautoconfig command creates / updates & removes the edu.mit.Kerberos file and the Kerberos:<REALM_NAME> config record in dslocal db from information

stored in the Open Directory config record. Read more...

KernelEventAgent
Disk & server events notifications. Notifies users about file and disk problems. Read more...

kextcache
The kextcache program creates kext caches, which speed up kext loading operations. It is invoked auto-matically automatically as needed to rebuild system caches. Read more...

kextd
Responsible for loading and unloading kernel extensions (e.g. device drivers) as they are needed. Read more...

kextload
he kextload program is used to explicitly load kernel extensions (kexts). Read more...

KeyboardViewer (KeyboardViewer.app)
Keyboard Viewer allows to see and type characters used in alternate languages other than your chosen language. Read more...

Keychain (Keychain Access.app)


Keychain is Apple Inc.'s password management system in Mac OS X and Mac OS 9. Read more...

Keychain Access (Keychain Access.app)


Keychain is Apple Inc.'s password management system in Mac OS X and Mac OS 9. Read more...

Keychain Scripting (Keychain Scripting.app)


Keychain Scripting is background application that acts as acts as scriptable front-end to the user's keychain where password are stored. Read more...

kill
The kill utility sends a signal to or terminates processes. Read more...

Kotoeri (Kotoeri.app)
Kotoeri is a Japanese language input method which comes standard with Mac OS X, as well as earlier versions of the Mac OS. Read more...

kpasswdd
kpasswdd serves request for password changes. It listens on UDP port 464 (service kpasswd) and processes requests when they arrive. It changes the database directly and should thus only run on the master KDC. Read more...

krb5kdc
Kerberos version 5 Authentication Service and Key Distribution Center. Read more...

ksh
KornShell, a standard/restricted command and programming language. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords,

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LaunchCFMApp
Launch a preferred executable format application using the Code Fragment Manager (CFM). Typically, this is only run manually when a CFM application needs to be debugged in gdb. Read more...

launchctl
launchctl interfaces with launchd to load, unload daemons/agents and generally control launchd. Read more...

launchctl bootstrap
launchctl interfaces with launchd to load, unload daemons/agents and generally control launchd. Read more...

launchctl unload
launchctl interfaces with launchd to load, unload daemons/agents and generally control launchd. Read more...

launchd
Systemwide and per-user daemon/agent manager.rn Read more...

launchproxy
launchproxy handles the inetd emulation for launchd (system process manager). Read more...

less
Standard Unix utility less is a program similar to more, but which backward movement in the file as well as forward movement. Read more...

lipo
The lipo command creates or operates on ``universal'' (multi-architecture) files. Read more...

LKDCHelper
LKDC is a Kerberos implementation that extends "single sign-on" capabilities into ad-hoc networks. The LKDC supports the AFP, CIFS, and VNC services included in Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. Read more...

local
The local daemon processes ensures local mail delivery. Read more...

locate.code
Sorted list compressor used by locate (quick file finding utility) command. Read more...

logger
Logger provides a shell command interface to the syslog system log module. Read more...

Logic Express (Logic Express.app)


Logic Express is a limited-functionality version of Apple Logic Pro, a MIDI sequencer and digital audio workstation software. Read more...

Logic Pro (Logic Pro.app)

Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application for the Mac OS X platform. Logic Pro is part of Apple's Logic Studio bundle of professional music applications. Read more...

login
The login utility logs users (and pseudo-users) into the computer system. Read more...

loginwindow (loginwindow.app)
The loginwindow program controls several aspects of user sessions and coordinates the display of the login window and the authentication of users. Read more...

logKextDaemon
Freeware (http://code.google.com/p/logkext/) keylogger for OS X. If it's not installed by yourself it can be used to sneak passwords and other private information. Read more...

lsregister
lsregister search the paths for application bundles and add each found item to the Launch Services database. Read more...

MacDefender
Mac Defender malware - fake antivirus program. If downloaded and installed, shows fake virus infection alerts in an effort to convince users to enter credit card numbers to an insecure server. Read more...

MacProtector
Alternate name for Mac Defender malware - fake antivirus program. If downloaded and installed, shows fake virus infection alerts in an effort to convince users to enter credit card numbers to an insecure server. Read more...

MacSecurity
Alternate name for Mac Defender malware - fake antivirus program. If downloaded and installed, shows fake virus infection alerts in an effort to convince users to enter credit card numbers to an insecure server. Read more...

Mail (Mail.app)
Default e-mail program included with Mac OS X. Read more...

mail_group_expander (Server.app)
mail_group_expander is Mac OS X Server utility used to to add group aliases to the /etc/aliases file. Read more...

make
Standard Unix utility used to determine automatically which pieces of a large program need to be recompiled, and issue the commands to recompile them. Read more...

makewhatis
The makewhatis utility collects the names and short descriptions from all the unformatted man pages in the directories and puts them into a file used by the whatis and apropos commands. Read more...

man
Standard Unix utility man format and display the on-line manual pages. Read more...

ManagedClient (ManagedClient.app)
Managed Client for Mac OS X, or MCX, is a subset of Open Directory, the Apple directory service. Read more...

MassStorageCamera (MassStorageCamera.app)
/System/Library/Image Capture/Devices/MassStorageCamera.app/Contents/MacOS/MassStorageCamera... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

master
The master daemon is the resident process that runs Postfix daemons on demand: daemons to send or receive messages via the network, daemons to deliver mail locally, etc. Read more...

mcxalr
Managed Client application launch restriction tool and agent - used internally to manage and implement application launch restrictions for Managed Clients (MCX). Also used by Workgroup Manager to sign applications as root to insure all permissions and modes are pre-served. Read more...

MDCrashReportTool (AppleMobileDeviceHelper.app)
Application that provides option for sending iPhone crash reports to Apple. Read more...

mdmclient
Used internally for communication with Mobile Device Management (Profile Manager) server. Receives configuration profiles and commands from the server after a user binds to the server by installing a binding profile. Part of Managed Client (MCX). Read more...

mDNSResponder
mDNSResponder is a Bonjour system service that implements Multicast DNS Service Discovery for discovery of services on the local network, and Unicast DNS Service Discovery for discovery of services anywhere in the world. Read more...

mDNSResponderHelper
mDNSResponderHelper is an executable invoked by launchd to provide privilege separation to the mDNSResponder daemon. Read more...

mds
Metadata server. It serves all clients of the metadata APIs, including Spotlight. Read more...

mdworker
mdworker is the metadata server worker process. It is used by mds to scan and index files as a volume is mounted or a file changes Read more...

mdworker MDSImporterWorker
Metadata server worker process. It is used by mds to scan and index files as a volume is mounted or a file changes.rn Read more...

mdworker MDSSyncScanWorker

mdworker is the metadata server worker process. It is used by mds to scan and index files as a volume is mounted or a file changes. Read more...

mdworker32
mdworker32 is the 32 bit version metadata server worker process. mdworker is used by mds to scan and index files as a volume is mounted or a file changes. Used for running 32 bit Spotlight plugins. Read more...

mdworker32 MDSImporterWorker
mdworker32 is the 32 bit version metadata server worker process. mdworker is used by mds to scan and index files as a volume is mounted or a file changes. Used for running 32 bit Spotlight plugins. Read more...

mdwrite
/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/Metadata.framework/Versions/A/Support/... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Memory Slot Utility (Memory Slot Utility.app)


/System/Library/CoreServices/Memory Slot Utility.app/Contents/MacOS/Memory Slot Utility -atOptimal... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Messages (Messages.app)
Messages is an instant messaging software application that will replace iChat as the native Mac instant messaging client (OS X Mountain Lion) with support for iMessage, Apple's messaging service on iOS, as well as integration with FaceTime. Read more...

MIDIServer
The server process that loads, and manages all communication with MIDI drivers. Part of the CoreMIDI framework. Read more...

MigrateTool (Migration Assistant.app)


/Applications/Utilities/Migration Assistant.app/Contents/Resources/MigrateTool No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Migration Assistant (Migration Assistant.app)


Migration Assistant is used to transfer important information, such as user accounts, applications, network and computer settings, and files, from one Mac computer to another via a FireWire cable or over a wired or wireless network. Read more...

Mingler (SyncServer.app)
/System/Library/Frameworks/SyncServices.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/SyncServer.app/Content... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

mkdir
The mkdir utility creates the directories named as operands, in the order specified. Read more...

mkfontscale
Part of X11 environment. mkfontscale reads all of the scalable font files in the directory. For every font file found, an X11 font name (XLFD) is generated, and is written together with the file name to a file fonts.scale in the directory. Read more...

mobilemesyncclient

/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DotMacSyncManager.framework/Resources/mobilemesyncclient --sync... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

MobileSafari (MobileSafari.app)
Mobile Safari app on iPhone Simulator - part of Apple's XCode developer tools. Read more...

momc
Model compiler, part of XCode developer tools, used to compile data model resources. Read more...

mount
The mount command prepare and graft a special device or the remote node on to the file system tree. Read more...

mount_hfs
Mount an HFS/HFS+ file system. This command is normally executed by mount at boot time. Read more...

mount_nfs
The mount_nfs command calls the mount system call to prepare and graft a remote NFS file system on to the file system tree at the point directory. Read more...

mtmd
Mobile Time Machine daemon stores actual copies of new and changed files into /.MobileBackups. Read more...

mtmfs
Mobile Time Machine file system daemon runs an NFS server on localhost which is then mounted at /Volumes/MobileBackups. Read more...

mu-conference
mu-conference is the iChat Server multi-user conference module- multi-user conference plugin for jabberd2. muconference is used as part of Mac OS X Server's iChat Server. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

natpmpd
natpmpd is a daemon implementing NAT-PMP - protocol for handling port forwarding requests from clients behind a NAT (network address translation). It is normally invoked by InternetSharing. Read more...

nc
The nc (or netcat) utility is used for working with TCP or UDP network protocols. It opens TCP connections, sends UDP packets, listens on arbitrary TCP and UDP ports, does port scanning, and deal with both IPv4 and IPv6. Read more...

NetAuthAgent (NetAuthAgent.app)
NetAuthAgent initiates network logins for both SMB and AFP volumes. NetAuthAgent also launches an application called check_afp that is responsible for receiving messages from the server (among other things). Read more...

NetAuthSysAgent (NetAuthAgent.app)

NetAuthSysAgent is variant of NetAuthAgent (manages the authentication process at a high level on behalf of various clients included with Mac OS X) for handling system-level operations that do not require user interface. Read more...

netstat
Netstat is Unix utility that symbolically displays the contents of various network-related data structures. Read more...

Network Diagnostics (Network Diagnostics.app)


Network Diagnostics is utility to diagnose problems related to Ethernet, AirPort, or internal or external modem connections. Read more...

Network Utility (Network Utility.app)


Network Utility combines several information and troubleshooting tools for networking. Read more...

newsyslog
newsyslog is a highly configurable program for managing and archiving log files. Read more...

nfsd
NFS (Network File System) server daemon, service NFS and MOUNT protocol requests from NFS client machines. Read more...

nmbd
NetBIOS name server to provide NetBIOS over IP naming services to clients. Also participates in the browsing protocols which make up the Windows "Network Neighborhood" view. Read more...

nmblookup
This tool is part of the samba suite and is used to query NetBIOS names and map them to IP addresses in a network using NetBIOS over TCP/IP queries. Read more...

NotificationCenter (NotificationCenter.app)
Notification app, introduced with Mac OS X version 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Read more...

notifyd
Server for the Mac OS X notification system. Read more...

ntpd
The ntpd utility is an operating system daemon which sets and maintains the system time of day in synchronism with Internet standard time servers. Read more...

ocspd
Performs caching and network fetching of Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs) and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) responses. Read more...

ODBC Administrator (ODBC Administrator.app)


ODBC Administrator lets you connect databases with applications that conform to the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) standard.

Read more...

odproxyd
The odproxyd job maintains incoming proxy connections to the local OpenDirectory daemon (opendirectoryd). It should not be run manually. Read more...

ODSAgent (ODSAgent.app)
Privides DVD or CD Sharing. Read more...

open
The open command opens a file (or a directory or URL), just as if you had double-clicked the file's icon. If no application name is specified, the default application as determined via LaunchServices is used to open the specified files. Read more...

opendirectoryd
opendirectoryd is replacement for DirectoryService in OS X Lion and Lion Server. See DirectoryService for more information on process. Read more...

openssl
The openssl program is a command line tool for using the various cryptography functions of OpenSSL's crypto library from the shell. Read more...

osacompile
Compiles AppleScripts and other OSA language scripts. Read more...

osascript
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ParentalControls (ParentalControls.app)
Parental Controls provides logging on activities performed by appropriate account, controls usage time limits, blocks specific websites and applications from being used. Read more...

PasswordService
Mac OS X Server Password Server daemon, acts as the gatekeeper for user passwords and provides an authentication resource for all services running on the system. Read more...

pcscd
PC/SC Smartcard Daemon. It is a resource manager that coordinates communications with smart-card readers and smart cards and cryptographic tokens that are connected to the system. Read more...

perl
Practical Extraction and Report Language on UNIX based systems, optimized for scanning arbitrary text files, extracting information from those text files, and printing reports based on that information. Read more...

perl5.10.0
Perl is a language optimized for scanning arbitrary text files, extracting information from those text files, and printing

reports based on that information. Read more...

Photo Booth (Photo Booth.app)


Application for taking photos and video with an iSight camera or other webcams. Read more...

php
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML Read more...

pickup
Postfix local mail pickup. It waits for hints that new mail has been dropped into the maildrop directory, and feeds it into the cleanup daemon. Read more...

ping
Standard unic command. Send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts. Read more...

pkgutil
pkgutil reads and manipulates Mac OS X Installer flat packages, and provides access to the "receipt" database used by the Installer. Read more...

PluginProcess (PluginProcess.app)
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/WebKit2.framework/PluginProcess.app/Contents/MacOS/PluginProcess... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

pmset
pmset manages power management settings such as idle sleep timing, wake on administrative access, automatic restart on power loss, etc. Read more...

pmTool (Activity Monitor.app)


Invoked by the Activity Monitor. Polls the system and collects detailed process information. Read more...

Podcast Capture (Podcast Capture.app)


With Podcast Capture, you can record and distribute podcasts. To use Podcast Capture, you need access to a computer running Mac OS X Server 10.5 with Podcast Producer. Read more...

pop3-login
Part of Dovecot- open source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/UNIX-like systems and included with Mac OS X Server. Read more...

portmap
Portmap is a server that converts RPC program numbers into DARPA protocol port numbers. It must be running in order to make RPC calls. Read more...

postdrop
Postfix (e-mail transfer agent) mail posting utility. Read more...

postgres:

PostgreSQL database server, included as the default database on Mac OS X Server as of version 10.7. Read more...

postmaster
Part of Apple Remote Desktop application- desktop management solution. Read more...

pppd
PPP is the protocol used for establishing internet links over dial-up modems, DSL connections, and many other types of point-to-point links. The pppd daemon works together with the kernel PPP driver to establish and maintain a PPP link with another system (called the peer) and to negotiate Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for each end of the link. Read more...

Preview (Preview.app)
Application for displaying and editing images and Portable Document Format (PDF) documents and open popular image files (including JPEG, TIFF, and PNG. Read more...

Preview
Application for displaying and editing images and Portable Document Format (PDF) documents and open popular image files (including JPEG, TIFF, and PNG. Read more...

printtool
/System/Library/Frameworks/ApplicationServices.framework/Frameworks/PrintCore.framework/Versions/A/... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Problem Reporter (Problem Reporter.app)


/System/Library/CoreServices/Problem Reporter.app/Contents/MacOS/Problem Reporter -psn_0_14462410 No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

Property List Editor (Property List Editor.app)


Property List Editor is part of Apple development suite Xcode. Read more...

proxymap
The proxymap server provides read-only or read-write table lookup service to Postfix (free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail) processes. Read more...

ps
Unix command, displays the currently-running processes. Read more...

PTPCamera (PTPCamera.app)
Helper application to acquire images from PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) devices. Read more...

PubSubAgent (PubSubAgent.app)
The PubSub agent syncs the RSS read/unread status of bookmarked RSS feeds between computers using Mac OS X 10.5 that are syncing bookmarks via MobileMe Sync. Read more...

push_notify
push_notify handles user registration and publication of email notifications for the OS X mail server. Read more...

push_notify (Server.app)
push_notify handles user registration and publication of email notifications for the OS X mail server. Read more...

Python (Python.app)
Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

python
An interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

python2.5
python - an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language budled with Mac OS X. Read more...

qmasterca
qmasterca is a part of Apple Qmaster - graphical client interface for distributed rendering and processing jobs management included in Final Cut Compressor application. Read more...

qmastercc
qmastercc is a part of Apple Qmaster - graphical client interface for distributed rendering and processing jobs management included in Final Cut Compressor application. Read more...

qmasterd
Part of Compressor, utility from Final Cut Pro application. Read more...

qmasterqd
Part of Compressor (utility from Final Cut Pro application). Read more...

qmastertaskd
Provides automated work distribution and processing for high-volume projects created with certain digital visual effects software packages: Shake, Alias Maya, Final Cut Pro, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro and any UNIX commandline program. Read more...

qmgr
Postfix queue manager. It awaits the arrival of incoming mail and arranges for its delivery via Postfix delivery processes. Read more...

QTKitServer
Provides compatibility between 32 bit and 64 bit QuickTime services. Read more...

Quartz Composer (Quartz Composer.app)


Quartz Composer is a real-time visual programming environment integrated into the core of Mac OS X and bringing wide array of features into a wide variety of programsintegrating animation, MIDI, RSS, Networking, Audio Input/Analysis and Computer Statistics into existing and upcoming applications. Read more...

quartz-wm
Aqua Window Manager for the X Window System on OS X. Read more...

quicklookd (quicklookd.app)
Quick Look daemon is a faceless background application that acts as a host for the CFPlugIn-based generators providing quick look functionality in Finder. Read more...

quicklookd
Quick Look daemon is a faceless background application that acts as a host for the CFPlugIn-based generators providing quick look functionality in Finder. Read more...

quicklookd32 (quicklookd32.app)
Quick Look daemon is a faceless background application that acts as a host for the CFPlugIn-based generators providing quick look functionality in Finder. Read more...

quicklookd32
Quick Look daemon is a faceless background application that acts as a host for the CFPlugIn-based generators providing quick look functionality in Finder. Read more...

QuickLookUIHelper (QuickLookUIHelper.app)
/System/Library/Frameworks/Quartz.framework/Frameworks/QuickLookUI.framework/Resources/QuickLookUIH... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

QuickTime Player (QuickTime Player.app)


Multimedia framework for handling various formats of digital video, media clips, sound, text, animation, music, and interactive panoramic images. Read more...

QuickTime Player 7 (QuickTime Player 7.app)


Apple Media player bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

QuickTimeStreamingServer
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racoon
IKE (ISAKMP/Oakley) key management daemon. Speaks IKE protocol to establish security associations with other hosts. Read more...

rcd (rcd.app)
Remote Control Daemon. Process signals from Apple Remote and pass input to appropriate applications (FrontRow, ITunes, iPhoto, etc.). Read more...

repair_packages
repair_packages is used by Disk Utility to verify or repair permissions on installed packages. Read more...

ReportCrash

ReportCrash is the system process responsible for generating crash reports and notifying users when an application crashes. Read more...

resolver
The resolver is a set of routines in the C library that provide access to the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). Read more...

RFBRegisterMDNS
/System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/AppleVNCServer.bundle/Contents/Support/RFBRegisterMDNS No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

rm
The rm utility attempts to remove the non-directory type files specified on the command line. Read more...

rotatelogs
Rotatelogs is a simple program for use in conjunction with Apache's piped logfile feature to rotate Apache logs. Read more...

router
router is the core component of the jabberd system. It passes XML packets between the components, and manages the entry and exit of components onto the network. Read more...

rpc.lockd
NFS (Network File System) file locking daemon, provides monitored and unmonitored file and record locking services in an NFS environment. Read more...

rpc.rquotad
Remote quota server which returns quotas for a user of a local filesystem which is NFS-mounted onto a remote machine. Read more...

rpc.statd
Host status monitoring daemon, cooperates with rpc.statd daemons on other hosts to provide a status monitoring service. The daemon accepts requests from programs running on the local host (typically, rpc.lockd, the NFS file locking daemon) to monitor the status of specified hosts. Read more...

rpc.yppasswdd
YP update password file daemon, part of YP subsystem allowing network management of essential system files. Read more...

rpcbind
Rpcbind is a server that converts RPC program numbers into DARPA protocol port numbers. It is a replacement for the older portmap program. Read more...

rpcsvchost
rpcsvchost is a environment for hosting DCE/RPC services. It loads services from the list of plugins given as arguments and listens for protocol requests. Read more...

rsync
rsync is a software application for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another

using the rsync remote-update protocol. Read more...

ruby
Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

s2s
Server-to-server connector, manages connections between local components and other Jabber servers. Read more...

sacl-cache
Cache the results of Mail Service ACL checks. Read more...

Safari (Safari.app)
Apple's default web browser bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

Safari Webpage Preview Fetcher (Safari.app)


Standalone utility that is called from Safari (version 4) whenever users enter the Top Pages browser. Read more...

Safari Webpage Preview Fetcher


Standalone utility that is called from Safari whenever users enter the Top Pages browser. Read more...

SafariSyncClient (Safari.app)
/Applications/Safari.app/Contents/SafariSyncClient.app/Contents/MacOS/SafariSyncClient... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

sample
sample is a command-line tool for gathering data about the running behavior of a process. Read more...

sandbox-compilerd
The Mac OS X sandbox profile compiler daemon, compiles sandbox profiles on behalf of the sandbox kernel extension. Read more...

sandboxd
sandbox daemon, performs services on behalf of the Sandbox kernel extension- safety mechanism that restricts applications access to operating system resources. Read more...

say
Utility that uses the Speech Synthesis manager to convert input text to audible speech and either play it through the sound output device chosen in System Preferences or save it to an AIFF file. Read more...

SCIM (SCIM.app)
Mac OS X input manager for Smart Common Input Method (SCIM). Read more...

scp

scp utility copies files between hosts on a network. It uses ssh for data transfer, and uses the same authentication and provides the same security as ssh. Read more...

screen
screen is a full-screen window manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation. Read more...

Screen Sharing (Screen Sharing.app)


Screen sharing application. While your screen is shared, a user of another computer sees whats on your screen and can open, move, and close files and windows, open applications, and even restart the computer. Read more...

ScreenSaverEngine (ScreenSaverEngine.app)
ScreenSaverEngine is the Cocoa application that displays screen saver modules at the appropriate times (after so many minutes, when the cursor is in a hot-corner, etc.). It is part of the ScreenSaver system. Read more...

Script Editor (Script Editor.app)


The Script Editor application provides the ability to edit, compile, and execute scripts, display application scripting terminologies, and save scripts in a variety of formats, such as compiled scripts, applications, bundled applications, and plain text. Read more...

scselect
scselect provides access to the system configuration sets (locations) and allows the user to select or change the active "location". Read more...

scutil
Utility for managing Mac OS X system configuration parameters. Read more...

SecurityAgent (SecurityAgent.app)
Manages user interaction with securityd. Read more...

securityd
Security context daemon for Authorization and cryptographic operations, provides access to keychain items. Read more...

security_authtra
security_authtrampoline is used when programs use AuthorizationExecuteWithPrivileges from Security.framework to run another program with root privileges. Read more...

sed
The sed utility reads the specified files, or the standard input if no files are specified, modifying the input as specified by a list of commands. The input is then written to the standard output. Read more...

sendmail
Sendmail command implements the Postfix (e-mail transfer agent) to Sendmail compatibility interface. Read more...

serialnumberd
Mac OS X Server daemon for the Serial Number Infrastructure. Read more...

servermgrd
Mac OS X Server administrative daemon, allows the Server Admin application to control the machine servermgrd is running on. Read more...

servermgrd (Server.app)
Mac OS X Server administrative daemon, allows the Server Admin application to control the machine servermgrd is running on. Read more...

ServerPerfLog
The Server Performance log daemon writes a variety of server performance information into the Apple System Log facility for use by Server.app and other programs that report on system performance. Read more...

service_helper
The service_helper program assists in enabling and disabling various system services. Read more...

setregion
setregion is used by the DVD Player to set the disc region code for a DVD drive. Read more...

sftp
sftp is an secure file transfer program, similar to ftp, which performs all operations over an encrypted ssh connection. Read more...

sftp-server
sftp-server is a program that speaks the server side of SFTP protocol to stdout and expects client requests from stdin. Read more...

sh
Sh-compatible command language interpreter that executes commands read from the standard input or from a file. Read more...

sjeng.ChessEngine (Chess.app)
Sjeng chess engine for Apple Chess application. Read more...

slapd
Slapd is the stand-alone LDAP daemon. It listens for LDAP connections on any number of ports (default 389), responding to the LDAP operations it receives over these connections. Read more...

sleep
The sleep utility suspends execution for a minimum of seconds. It is usually used to schedule the execution of other commands. Read more...

slurpd
Standalone LDAP Update Replication Daemon, used to propagate changes from one slapd database to another. If slapd is configured to produce a replication log, slurpd reads that replication log and sends the changes to the slave slapd instances via the LDAP protocol. Read more...

sm
sm provides instant messaging services to Jabber clients. It performs all the essential instant messaging services like rosters, presence tracking, message distribution and subscriptions, plus more advanced features.

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smb-sync-preferences
Used by launchd only. Synchronizes preferences when SMB server preferences are modified. Read more...

smbclient
Ftp-like client to access SMB/CIFS resources on servers. Read more...

smbd
Server to provide SMB/CIFS services to clients- filesharing and printing services to Windows clients. Read more...

smtp
The Postfix SMTP+LMTP client that implements the SMTP and LMTP mail delivery protocols. It processes message delivery requests from the queue manager. Read more...

smtpd
Postfix SMTP server, accepts network connection requests and performs zero or more SMTP transactions per connection. Read more...

snmpd
snmpd is an SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) agent which awaits requests from SNMP management software, processes them, collects the requested information and/or performs the requested operation(s) and returns the information to the sender. Read more...

snmpget
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) application that uses the SNMP GET request to query for information on a network entity. Read more...

sntp
sntp command can be used as a SNTP client to query a NTP (Network Time Protocol) or SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) server and either display the time or set the local system's time (given suitable privilege). Read more...

socketfilterfw
Mac OS X Leopard application firewall component restricting the ability of programs to "bind" a port so they can receive all traffic for that port. Read more...

Software Update (Software Update.app)


Software Update is a tool that installs the latest version of Apple software on computers running Mac OS X. Read more...

softwareupdate
Software Update checks for new and updated versions of your software based on information about your computer and current software. Read more...

SoftwareUpdateCheck (Software Update.app)


/System/Library/CoreServices/Software Update.app/Contents/Resources/SoftwareUpdateCheck... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

sort

Standart unix utility that sorts lines of text files and erite sorted concatenation of all files to standard output. Read more...

spamd
Daemonized version of spamassassin- intelligent email filter which uses a diverse range of tests to identify unsolicited bulk email, more commonly known as "spam". Read more...

special_file_handler
special_file_handler is the daemon that is called when data from a special file needs to be provided. These files are primarily used by Mobile Documents. Read more...

SpeechFeedbackWindow (SpeechFeedbackWindow.app)
The speech feedback window appears when Speakable Items is on or an application uses Speech Recognition. Read more...

SpeechRecognitionServer (SpeechRecognitionServer.app)
Scriptable front end for Mac's built-in speech recognition functionality. Read more...

SpeechService
Provides text-to-speech service from the Services menu. Read more...

SpeechSynthesisServer (SpeechSynthesisServer.app)
Framework that provides a standardized method for Macintosh applications to generate synthesized speech. Read more...

spindump
spindump is a tool used by various system components to create hang reports and notify the user of application hangs. Read more...

spindump_agent
helper agent for spindump used by various system components to create reports when an unresponsive application is force quit. Read more...

spindump_symbolicator
Helper process for spindump - tool used by various system components to create reports when an unresponsive application is force quit. Read more...

Spotlight (Spotlight.app)
Spotlight is a system-wide desktop search feature of Apple's Mac OS X operating system. Read more...

srm
srm securely removes files or directories by overwriting, renaming, and truncating it before unlinking. Read more...

ssh
SSH client is a program for logging into a remote machine and for executing commands on a remote machine. Read more...

ssh-agent
Authentication agent. Holds private keys used for public key authentication (RSA, DSA). Read more...

sshd

OpenSSH daemon. Listens for connections from clients and provide secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. Read more...

stackshot
The stackshot daemon is used to capture stack traces for each thread on the system; this includes both user space and kernel stacks. Read more...

startx
startx script is a unix front end to xinit that provides a somewhat nicer user interface for running a single session of the X Window System. Read more...

Stickies (Stickies.app)
Notetaking application for putting Post-it note-like windows on the screen, with short reminders, notes and other clippings. Read more...

stroke (Network Utility.app)


Port scan component for Network Utility. Read more...

su
Substitute user identity. It requests the password for login and switches to that user and group ID after obtaining proper authentication. Read more...

SubmitDiagInfo
SubmitDiagInfo is a system process which runs periodically if the user has opted-in for automatic reporting of diagnostic information. SubmitDiagInfo collects and sends to Apple any recent diag-nostic diagnostic and cleans up any diagnostic information which was created more than 14 days ago and is no longer needed. Read more...

sudo
sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the superuser or another user. Read more...

svn
Subversion (version control system) command line client tool, bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

svnserve
Server for the 'svn' repository access method, allows access to Subversion repositories using the svn network protocol. Read more...

synchronize-preferences
After changes in Samba configuration launchd process starts /usr/libexec/samba/synchronize-preferences which reads XML Samba plist and output an abbreviated (but typical looking) smb.conf file. Read more...

SyncServer (SyncServer.app)
SyncServer handles synchronization jobs on Mac OS X that use the built-in sync engine. Read more...

sysctl
Sysctl is an interface for examining and dynamically changing parameters in the Mac OS X (BSD based) operating system. The sysctl utility retrieves kernel state and allows processes with appropriate privilege to set kernel state.

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syslog
syslog is a command-line utility for a variety of tasks relating to the Apple System Log (ASL) facility. It provides mechanisms for sending and viewing log messages, copying log messages to ASL format data store files, and for controlling the flow of log messages from client processes. Read more...

syslogd
Apple System Log server- receives and processes log messages.rn Read more...

syspolicyd
syspolicyd embodies the system policy controlling what may be installed, loaded, executed, or otherwise used on the system. It manages the policy database file, and serves as a general oracle that other sys- tem components may use to determine the system policy's verdict on a proposed operation. Read more...

System (System Events.app)


System Events is an agent (or faceless background application) that supplies the terminology for using a number of features in AppleScript scripts. Among these features is GUI scripting, which allows your scripts to perform some actions in applications that have no built-in scripting support. Read more...

System Events (System Events.app)


System Events is an agent (or faceless background application) that supplies the terminology for using a number of features in AppleScript scripts. Read more...

System Preferences (System Preferences.app)


Application used by Mac OS X to modify user preferences. Read more...

System Profiler (System Profiler.app)


System Profiler provides information about your computer, such as the hardware and software installed, the serial number and operating system, how much memory is installed, and what peripheral devices are connected. Read more...

systemkeychain
The systemkeychain can be used to create a system keychain, make it possible for a keychain to unlock another keychain, or test unlocking a keychain. Read more...

SystemStarter
Start, stop, and restart system services and startup items. Read more...

SystemUIServer (SystemUIServer.app)
Displays items on the right-hand end of the menu bar; loads menu and dock extras as plug-ins (started by WindowServer). In a managed environment, it controls what can be mounted. Read more...

SystemUIServer
Displays items on the right-hand end of the menu bar; loads menu and dock extras as plug-ins (started by WindowServer). Read more...

system_profiler
system_profiler reports on the hardware and software configuration of the system. It can generate plain text reports or XML reports which can be opened with SystemProfiler.app

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tail
Standard Unix command for displaying the last part of a file. Read more...

talagent
talagent is a helper agent for the Transparent App Lifecycle feature (introduced in OS X 10.7 Lion). Read more...

tar
The GNU version of the tar archiving utility, an archiving program designed to store and extract files from an archive file known as a tarfile. Read more...

taskgated
System daemon that implements a policy for the task_for_pid system service. When the kernel is asked for the task port of a process, and preliminary access control checks pass, it invokes this daemon (via launchd) to make the decision. Read more...

taskgated-helper
Helper process for taskgated - system daemon that implements a access control policy for task_for_pid system service. Read more...

tbl
tbl is part of the GNU Unix groff document formatting system. Read more...

tclsh
Tclsh is a shell-like application that reads Tcl commands from its standard input or from a file and evaluates (executes) them. Read more...

tcpdump
Unix utility that dumps traffic on a network- prints out or saves a description of the contents of packets on a network interface that match the boolean expression. Read more...

tcsh
tcsh is an enhanced but completely compatible version of the Berkeley UNIX C shell, csh(1). It is a command language interpreter usable both as an interactive login shell and a shell script command processor. Read more...

tee
The tee utility copies standard input to standard output, making a copy in zero or more files. Read more...

Terminal (Terminal.app)
Terminal emulator included in Apple's Mac OS X operating system. Read more...

TextEdit (TextEdit.app)
TextEdit is simple yet highly versatile word processor bundled with Mac OS X. Read more...

ThumbnailServer (iDVD.app)
ThumbnailServer is part of iDVD application. Read more...

timezoned (timezoned.app)
/System/Library/PreferencePanes/DateAndTime.prefPane/Contents/Resources/TimeZone.prefPane/Contents/... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

tlsmgr
tlsmgr manages the Postfix TLS session caches. It stores and retrieves cache entries on request by smtpd and smtp processes, and periodically removes entries that have expired. Read more...

top
Standard UNIX program that periodically displays a sorted list of system processes. Read more...

traceroute
traceroute prints the route packets take to designated network host. Read more...

trivial-rewrite
Postfix (free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail) address rewriting and resolving daemon. Read more...

troff
troff is processor of the GNU Unix groff text formatting system. Read more...

TWAINBridge
TWAIN defines a standard software protocol and application programming interface (API) for communication between software applications and image acquisition device. Read more...

TWAINBridge (TWAINBridge.app)
Apple Image Capture uses a TWAIN software "bridge" TWAINBridge.app to access TWAIN Data Sources. This software allows all Image Capture clients to access TWAIN devices transparently as if they were being handled by Image Capture native scanner drivers. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

ubd
ubd is the ubiquity server process. It is primarily used for "Mobile Documents" (iCloud feature for syncing files). Read more...

umount
The umount is standard Unix command that remove a special device or the remote node (rhost:path) from the filesystem tree at the point node. Read more...

uname
The uname utility prints operating system details. Read more...

UniversalAccess (UniversalAccess.app)

Universal Access is a component of the Mac OS X operating system that provides computing abilities to the blind, deaf, and handicapped. Read more...

UnmountAssistantAgent (UnmountAssistantAgent.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/UnmountAssistantAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/UnmountAssistantAgent No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

update
Responsible for keeping disks synchronized with the file system cache, to keep data loss to a minimum in case of a crash. Read more...

update_dyld_shared_cache
Ensures that dyld's shared cache is up-to-date. It is automatically run by launchd when dyld (dynamic link editor) notices the shared cache is out of date. Read more...

URL Access Scripting (URL Access Scripting.app)


/System/Library/ScriptingAdditions/URL Access Scripting.app/Contents/MacOS/URL Access Scripting... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

usbmuxd
Performs USB multiplexing when synchronizing iTunes music libraries with USB music devices like iPods & iPhones. Read more...

userdictionaryd (userdictionaryd.app)
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/CoreChineseEngine.framework/Versions/A/SharedSupport/userdictiona... No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

UserEventAgent
Utility to manage user callbacks in response to events. Read more...

UserNotificationCenter (UserNotificationCenter.app)
/System/Library/CoreServices/UserNotificationCenter.app/Contents/MacOS/UserNotificationCenter No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

VDCAssistant
Daemon responsible for iSight built-in camera. Read more...

vi
vi is a family of screen-oriented text editors included with most Unix-based operational systems. Read more...

vim
Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor, bundled with OS X. Read more...

VoiceOver Utility (VoiceOver.app)


VoiceOver, a built-in screen reader that describes aloud what appears on your screen and speaks the text in documents,

webpages, and windows. Using VoiceOver, you can control the computer using the keyboard or trackpad gestures. Read more...

VoiceOver Utility (VoiceOver Utility.app)


VoiceOver, a is a Mac OS X built-in screen reader that describes aloud what appears on screen and speaks the text in documents, webpages, and windows. Using VoiceOver, you can control the computer using the keyboard or trackpad gestures. Read more...

vpnd
Mac OS X VPN service daemon, listens for incoming connections, pairs each one with an available internal IP address and allows external hosts to tunnel via L2TP over IPSec or via PPTP from an insecure external network (such as the Internet) into a "secure" internal network, such as a corporate network. Read more...

VTDecoderXPCServ
VTDecoderXPCService provides sandboxed video decoding process for QuickTime Player. Read more...

warmd
Upon boot, the warmd launch daemon process warms system-wide resources once it deems that the boot is done. This primarily consists in pre-fetching the dyld shared caches. Read more...

warmd_agent
warmd_agent is only launched during Aqua logins. It retrieves the list of the 10 most recent applications launched by the user, as reported by LaunchServices, to speed up system by warming resources by warmd daemon. Read more...

watchdog
Mac OS X Server service monitoring daemon used in previous versions for launching, monitoring, and relaunching critical services when they terminated. This capability has been superseded by launchd in latest OS X versions. Read more...

watchdogtimerd
Mac OS X Server automatic reboot daemon, indirectly responsible for rebooting the server hardware if the machine hangs or panics. When watchdogtimerd runs on supported hardware, it periodically resets the hardware watchdog timer. If the timer ever expires, the power management unit forces a hard reboot. Read more...

wdhelper
Helper tool for performing privileged operations for WirelessDiagnosticsSupport.framework Read more...

webdavfs_agent
Agent providing set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote web servers. Read more...

webfilterDNSd
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/WebContentAnalysis.framework/Resources/webfilterDNSd No description on this process yet. Google for process or application...

webfilterproxyd
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/WebContentAnalysis.framework/Resources/webfilterproxyd

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WebKitPluginAgent
WebKitPluginAgent is sandboxed seperated process to run older browser plug-ins (e.g. Flash or 32bit plugins on 64 bit system). Read more...

WebKitPluginHost (WebKitPluginHost.app)
WebKitPluginHost is sandboxed individual process for running browser plugin. Read more...

webperfcache
webperfcache is the Web Performance Cache daemon, which improves web server performance by caching static pages in memory. Read more...

WebProcess (WebProcess.app)
Part of Safari (WebKit based browser) for isolating seperate broswer processes (e.g. seperate tabs). Read more...

whois
The whois utility looks up records in the databases maintained by several Network Information Centers (NICs). Read more...

Win32.Drugtob
IRCBot.OR is a 51326 byte worm that exploits a PnP vulnerability to infiltrate its host. The worm is runtime protected by Yoda and packed by UPX. On Windows 2000 systems the worm replicates and installs a bot as a payload. On other 32-bit systems the malware does not replicate but the bot is fully functional. Read more...

winbindd
Name Service Switch daemon for resolving names from Windows NT servers. Part of Samba suite. Read more...

WindowServer
Window Server is a single point of contact for all applications. Manages application windows and launch new applications. Read more...

Wireless Diagnostics (Wireless Diagnostics.app)


Wireless Diagnostics is included with Mac OS X 10.8.4 and later and helps resolve wireless connectivity issues. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

X11.bin (X11.app)
XQuartz (commonly referred to as X11.app) is Apple Inc.'s version of the X server, a component of the X Window System, for Mac OS X. Read more...

xargs
The xargs utility reads space, tab, newline and end-of-file delimited strings from the standard input and executes utility (first paremeter) with the strings as arguments. Read more...

Xcode (Xcode.app)
Apple's development environment for Mac OS X.

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xgridagentd
Part of Xgrid Daemon. Xgrid is a distributed computing protocol that allows networked computers to contribute to a single task. Read more...

xgridagenthelper
Part of Xgrid Daemon. Xgrid is a distributed computing protocol that allows networked computers to contribute to a single task. Read more...

xgridcontrollerd
Part of Xgrid Daemon. Xgrid is a distributed computing protocol that allows networked computers to contribute to a single task. Read more...

xpchelper
XPC helper agent performs services on behalf of the XPC IPC facility (low-level library interface for interprocess communication). Read more...

XProtectUpdater
Apples built-in malware detection system. Scans files that are marked by browsers and other tools as having been downloaded from the internet. Read more...

xsand
Xsan is Apple Inc.'s SAN or clustered file system for Mac OS X. xsand ir Xsan conrolling daemon. Read more...

xterm
The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides terminals for programs that cannot use the window system directly. Read more... George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire)

ypserv
Ypserv is a part of the YP network information system, allowing network management of essential system files. This server provides information from YP maps to the YP clients on the network. Read more...

zsh
Zsh is a UNIX command interpreter (shell) usable as an interactive login shell and as a shell script command processor. Read more...
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