In this article we will highlight two topics such as “How to see what programs are running on Mac?” and “How to close programs on Mac?”.
There exist different ways to monitor the activity on a Mac, starting from checking at Dock and finishing by opening the Terminal for more advanced view of your current activity. So here, we go.
Monitor background activity by checking at Dock
This method is considered to be the easiest and fastest way although it allows only to check windowed apps and doesn’t show other apps running in the background. The running app, as a rule, has a small dot beneath the icon. In order to quit application Mac users need to right click it and choose the Force Quit option.