Here’s the normal scenario. You’re ready to head out the door with your Mac notebook. What do you do? Eject that extra storage device, unhook the cables, and you’re ready to go. Is there an easier way? Amazingly, there’s an app for that.
It does all the dirty work for you (except actually pulling out the cables).
Jettison External Disks With Jettison
Ejecting an external disk isn’t difficult. Select the disk in the Finder. Right click. Select Eject. Wait a second or two, and you’re good to go.
What Jettison does is the same thing and more and it does it automatically.
Setup and preferences are selected from an icon the Mac’s Menubar.
How Jettison works is drop dead simple. Close the lid on your Mac’s notebook to sleep. Wait a second or so for the sound. Unplug and go.
What Jettison did was eject the external disk drive automatically.
What you won’t get anymore at those Disk Was Not Ejected Properly errors. This is perfect if you use an external disk for Time Machine or shared files.
If you close your Mac’s lid and unplug the external disk but decide not to leave, just plug the disk back in, then open the lid from sleep. Jettison will automatically mount the external disk again.
Simple. Easy. Cheap.