LaunchAway is a helpful utility that lets you open apps while you are away from your computer. Apps can be launched after a period of inactivity, or on a specified day and time. LaunchAway can be removed from the dock, apps can launch hidden, and by running using the below helper app you can even quit apps when you return to your computer.

LaunchAway is $2.99 on the Mac App Store and requires OS X 10.7 or better.

LaunchAway Helper is a free helper app that let’s you automatically quit apps when you return. After you’ve installed LaunchAway download the helper app below. Then double-click an event and select the option to “Quit when I return.”

Download LaunchAway Helper