Multitasking is the most important and useful feature in android phones. Many applications can run at same time. Clicking on the back / home button will not close most of the applications. They run in the background. This feature is useful in many ways. When you open the application again, you will not lose track – you can get what you left. Also many applications will open automatically and run in background when you switch on the phone. But the applications running in the background can affect the performance of the phone. They eat battery, consume RAM and slow down the phone. There is no option to close the applications running in the background.
Advanced task killer is the tool to close running application in your mobile. It helps to save battery and improve performance of your phone. This application is very easy to use. You can kill the applications at one click. There is option to uncheck the ones you don’t want to kill – like Gmail, G’talk, facebook etc. One nice feature is it remembers the selection when you open nest time. Also from the settings you can define an ignore list of the applications you don’t want to close.
The Autokill option helps to kill the applications at regular intervals. There are 3 Autokill levels – Safe, Aggressive and Crazy. Advanced task killer displays an icon on notification bar, which helps to open it easily. There is an option to disable this feature.
There are free and paid versions of advance task killer. Both versions can be downloaded from Android Market. Free version has advertisements.
The paid version Advanced task killer pro is available for download at $4.99.