Fast Shutdown 4+

Shutdown, Restart, Sleep, Lock

Stefan Van Damme

    • 4.1 • 9 Ratings
    • $1.99



You can use the widget to shut down fast your Mac. This works on your Mac Mini, Mac Studio, Macbook, Mac Pro, and iMac computers. Try the Fast Shutdown app Now!

The best and fastest way to shut down your Mac computer. Swipe open your Notification Center and tap Shutdown to effortlessly power down your Mac. But that is just the beginning – with Fast Shutdown, you can Restart, Sleep, and Lock your personal Mac computer in a single click. The widget supports medium size. And it supports Light Mode and Dark Mode. And the Apple Silicon Chip which is designed by Apple Inc. that uses the ARM architecture. Such as the Apple M1 chip, Apple M1 Pro chip, Apple M1 Max, and Apple M1 Ultra chip. And also the Apple next-generation System on a Chip (SoC) M2, M3 chip. That gives you incredible performance for pro applications. So what are you waiting for? Get it Now!

The app comes with a convenient widget that allows you to access all the power options with just a click. This feature makes it easy to perform tasks like shutting down or locking your Mac computer.

Mac app features:
◆ Shutdown: Power down your Mac in an instant
◆ Restart: Reboot with unparalleled speed
◆ Sleep: Pause your Mac's activity swiftly
◆ Lock: Secure your personal space with a quick lock
◆ Countdown to your desired action with precision using the built-in timer
◆ Add widgets on your desktop and Notification Center
◆ Customize the background and text color of the widget
◆ Support for Dark Mode

The following high-quality widgets are available in this widget bundle:
◆ The button action to Shutdown, Restart, Sleep, and Lock your Mac (in small, medium, and large sizes)

What’s New

Version 1.2.4

+ Improvement macOS Sonoma widgets

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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

rsghowellnj ,

Excellent Product & Support

At first I had some difficulties setting things up but the author is very responsive in helping me long to get things setup. This may seem like a trivial app for a SEASONED MAC User. But for someone who is not, it is really nice to have an ICON to click off of the desktop to Shutdown a MAC. Great work in providing a solution.

TheeMZA ,


This is one of the core apps that everyone should have. I use it all the time and it has never failed me. Thank you for this vital app. I pray that the designer continues this app forever.

Ogard ,

A Must-Have for Convenience and Accessibility

As a musician relying on a small monitor during performances, I discovered the Fast Shutdown app to be an absolute game-changer. With convenient icons for shutdown, restart, sleep, and lock directly on my Mac's desktop, the app has streamlined the process of ending gigs effortlessly.

One of the standout features for me is the ease of use. As a stylus user, tapping the shutdown icon on my desktop has become second nature. It's a simple, quick solution that ensures a hassle-free shutdown experience after each performance.

Beyond personal convenience, Fast Shutdown caters to a broader audience, including the elderly. My dad, who often struggles with navigating menus and mouse movements, found this app to be a blessing. The accessibility of essential functions directly on the desktop eliminates the need for complicated maneuvers, making it an ideal solution for users with limited dexterity.

While the overall experience with Fast Shutdown was excellent, the initial setup did pose a minor challenge. The instructions, although helpful, could have been clearer. I initially overlooked the requirement to go into the "Shortcuts" app preferences and check the box that says "Allow running scripts." However, a testament to the developer's commitment to user satisfaction, a single email resolved the issue promptly. The responsiveness and efficiency of the developer in providing the exact solution needed are commendable.

In a tech landscape where customer support often falls short, the developer's swift response sets Fast Shutdown apart. Having encountered various apps with frustratingly slow or non-existent support, the contrast was refreshing.

In conclusion, Fast Shutdown is a great little app that significantly enhances the shutdown experience on Mac. Its simplicity benefits users from various backgrounds, including performers like myself and individuals with specific accessibility needs. While the setup instructions could be clearer, the app's functionality and the developer's responsiveness make it a valuable addition to any Mac user's toolkit. I highly recommend Fast Shutdown for its efficiency, convenience, and developer support.

App Privacy

The developer, Stefan Van Damme, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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