Esperance DV Simplifies RAM Scratch Disk Creation in Mac OS X

Aug 26, 2009 - Leave a Comment

mac ram disk Making a RAM disk prior to Mac OS X was quickly accomplished through a control panel, or you can make one from the command line too, but since OS X this ability has been lost without turning to the terminal.

That’s where this nice little application comes in, as Esperance DV replicates this GUI based creation of RAM disks with a simple system preference pane add-on that allows you the same functionality for earlier releases of OS X. This app is supported from Mac OS X Snow Leopard and earlier releases, new versions of OS X will need to turn to the command line or this app called TmpDisk, however.

The Developer home is here (site currently offline), but you can find the download from MacUpdate however.

If you’d rather not download anything, you can follow our command line instructions to create a ram disk in mac os x using no third party downloads or utilities, only the Terminal.

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Posted by: David Mendez in Mac OS X, Utilities

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