Conflict Catcher

Conflict Catcher is a discontinued utility software application that was written by Jeff Robbin and published by Casady & Greene for classic Mac OS. It aided Macintosh users in solving operating system conflicts with extensions and control panels (see Extension conflict). Conflict Catcher included a printed manual written by David Pogue.

Conflict Catcher
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Conflict Catcher 9 running on Mac OS 9.
Developer(s)Casady & Greene
Stable release
9.0.1 / 2002
Operating systemClassic Mac OS

A Mac OS X version was never released, since the extension mechanisms in Mac OS X does not have extension conflicts. The last version of Conflict Catcher was version 9, for Mac OS 9, sales were already declining and in 2003 Casady & Greene filed for bankruptcy. Conflict Catcher 9 was priced at $63, significantly higher than average prices for utility software.


  • Breen, Christopher. Mac 911. pp. 128–129.
  • Taylor, Dave (May 1994). "Conflict Catcher tames wild startups". InfoWorld.