Maintain has released Cocktail 4.9.4 (Snow Leopard Edition), the latest maintenance update of Cocktail ( for users running Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”) and higher. The upgrade adds Mac OS X 10.6.8 compatibility, adds clearing of the latest variant of the MacDefender (Mac Shield) trojan, contains improvements on the “Purge inactive memory” procedure, as well as other minor bug fixes.

Cocktail 4.9.4 (Snow Leopard Edition) requires Mac OS X/Mac OS X Server 10.6 or later and is tested for compatibility with Mac OS X/Mac OS X Server 10.7 Cocktail (Leopard Edition) for Mac OS X 10.5 and Cocktail (Tiger Edition) for Mac OS X 10.4 are available for download from the Maintain web site.

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for Mac OS X that offers a variety of practical features designed to simplify the use of advanced UNIX function. A single user license costs US$14.95.