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IP for Mac5.5

20 September 2006

Displays your IP address.

What is IP for Mac

IP is a very simple application that displays all the available IP addresses of your computer in the system menu bar. Moreover, IP can regularly send the IP addresses to multiple e-mail addresses of your choice, put them in a text file on an FTP server, or display them using Growl notifications.

What's new in IP

Version 5.5:
  • Growl notifications
  • Possibility to choose between 3 different online services to determine WAN IP

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ultratiem
ultratiem
Sep 20 2006
5.5
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Sep 20 2006
0.0
Version: 5.5
Ummm, helloooo. Applications/Utilities/Network Utility. Does everything and more and its FULLY WORKING AND FREE and you dont need to download anything. Seriously, why not put your coding skills to good use rather than trying to duplicate; innovate!
Llscotts
Llscotts
Jun 26 2006
5.4
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Jun 26 2006
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Version: 5.4
What I can't believe is all the jerks who post here with nothing more to say than, "Why the heck isn't this freeware?" or "This software is too expensive" or, worst of all, "This developer must be stupid to build an application like this when xx and xx are already available." Come on guys, use the review feature to say something others might actually find useful! For example, if you comment on an application, you should at least have downloaded and tried it out, or maybe visited the developer's site to learn more about it. If any of you had done that with this software, you would have discovered that it's "donationware" and is free for the basic functionality. If you want to be emailed or have something FTP'd, you need to pay $6 eventually. Seriously... give these hardworking Mac OS X developers a break, willya?
Zc456
Zc456
Jun 26 2006
5.4
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Jun 26 2006
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Version: 5.4
Even shareware companies make free apps sometimes.
Kirinriotcrash
Kirinriotcrash
Dec 18 2005
5.2.2
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Dec 18 2005
0.0
Version: 5.2.2
I can't quite imagine why this app is still shareware after 5 major revisions, 2 minor revisions, and 2 fixes. It seems rather odd, especially that there are so many different apps available on this site that are free and does same exact thing. It makes me wonder what the developer was thinking ... I suppose back when this app was still 1.0, it would have been useful and some people might have paid for it but at 5.2.2? I think the developer should stop challenging the intelligence of Mac users ... it's not funny anymore. In fact, it probably wasn't even funny to begin with.
Guest
Guest
Nov 7 2005
5.2.1
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Nov 7 2005
1.0
Version: 5.2.1
It's hard to believe people would even download freeware since all you have to do is look in your network preference pane if you want free. I can see how this may be useful for one-click access however, especially for those who change network connections frequently or are on dialup.
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2005
5.2
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Oct 23 2005
1.0
Version: 5.2
I have at least 7 freewares, doing the same for... free. 6$ LOL
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2005
5.2
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Oct 23 2005
1.0
Version: 5.2
$6? You're joking, right? http://code.hillrippers.ch/?soft=widget_NetworkStat A widget - Very Free.
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2005
5.2
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Oct 23 2005
1.0
Version: 5.2
IPMenu 1.1 is for free http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14221
Guest
Guest
Oct 22 2005
5.2
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Oct 22 2005
1.0
Version: 5.2
Shareware for this?! Just lol™ ;)
Guest
Guest
Aug 5 2005
5.1
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Aug 5 2005
1.0
Version: 5.1
www.whatismyip.com
Guest
Guest
Aug 5 2005
5.1
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Aug 5 2005
1.0
Version: 5.1
Try IPer... it's free.
Guest
Guest
Jul 26 2005
5.0
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Jul 26 2005
1.0
Version: 5.0
Yes, there are other programs: BwanaDik (free), DropIT (free), IP Address Menu, IP in menubar (free), IP Reporter, and IPMenu (free). All of these programs do show your IP. But, I needed a program that emails me a particular Mac's IP address. A few of the above-mentioned programs claim to do it. But, after trying out all of them, I found that NONE of them supports authentication into an email server. IP performs the following tasks flawlessly: - Emails IP address by logging onto an email server - Shows both internal & external IP's - Can also upload IP to an ftp server Based on my testing of these programs, I highly recommend IP.
Guest
Guest
Jul 25 2005
5.0
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Jul 25 2005
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Version: 5.0
Shareware programs to find out your IP address... *deep, disappointed sigh*
Guest
Guest
Jul 24 2005
5.0
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Jul 24 2005
1.0
Version: 5.0
Menumeters trumps this by a million times. And its free. If you buy this, i've got some investments in Sun you might be interested in.
Guest
Guest
Jul 24 2005
5.0
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Jul 24 2005
0.0
Version: 5.0
5 what???????
Guest
Guest
Jul 24 2005
5.0
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Jul 24 2005
1.0
Version: 5.0
Program not work under 10.2.8. ! forget give better programs!
Guest
Guest
May 13 2005
4.8
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May 13 2005
1.0
Version: 4.8
www.whatismyip.com
Guest
Guest
May 13 2005
4.8
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May 13 2005
1.0
Version: 4.8
We don't need IP 4.8 let the motha ***** BURN! But seriously charging for this is like charging at a public water fountain.
Guest
Guest
May 12 2005
4.8
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May 12 2005
1.0
Version: 4.8
Software like this should have their own type: Rubbishware. Or rip-offware.-
Guest
Guest
Apr 12 2005
4.7
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Apr 12 2005
1.0
Version: 4.7
double shame! Charging for an App like this is the main reason I invested in a Mac and broke free from a M$crap machine. You give Mac programs a bad name for those who are new to the wonderful experience of enjoying their first Mac. Really, you have to be joking. You must be crazy to think someone would actually pay you to know what their IP address is by using your App.
Guest
Guest
Apr 11 2005
4.7
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Apr 11 2005
1.0
Version: 4.7
DockIP...
Guest
Guest
Mar 15 2005
4.6
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Mar 15 2005
1.0
Version: 4.6
/sbin/ifconfig works great. ;)
Guest
Guest
Mar 14 2005
4.6
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Mar 14 2005
1.0
Version: 4.6
Something this simple is not worth any money. There are several free websites and programs that will do this for you. Nobody should pay for something like this.
Guest
Guest
Mar 14 2005
4.6
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Mar 14 2005
1.0
Version: 4.6
looks great, seems very usful. (also, what are all those other icons inside your menu bar!?? i don't have these..) Nice program!
Guest
Guest
Mar 14 2005
4.6
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Mar 14 2005
1.0
Version: 4.6
http://www.stayinvisible.com/index.pl/test_your_ip_nocache
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
4.4
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Nov 27 2004
1.0
Version: 4.4
Version 4.4??!?? Anyone here know Cocoa? int main() { NSAutoreleasePool *pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init]; printf("%s\n", [[[NSHost currentHost] address] cString]); [pool release]; return 0; } Now how do you take that into 4.4 versions? LMAO
Guest
Guest
Nov 26 2004
4.4
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Nov 26 2004
1.0
Version: 4.4
Oh, and I bet your machine is: 127.0.0.1 - that one's for free....
Guest
Guest
Nov 26 2004
4.4
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Nov 26 2004
1.0
Version: 4.4
Send me a dollar and I'll tell you how to get your IP for free...
Guest
Guest
Nov 26 2004
4.4
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Nov 26 2004
1.0
Version: 4.4
Uuummmm.....No.
Guest
Guest
Nov 15 2004
4.3
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Nov 15 2004
1.0
Version: 4.3
Yes, there are other ways to do this. There are always other ways to do things. Some apps are free and others are not; some authors state a price and others do the donation-ware thing, and some ask for nothing. Big Deal!!! If you don't find the price/feature ratio to your liking, then don't buy it. But don't rant and rave about it and waster our time and MU's hd space. It finds your internal AND your external IP addresses and sends them to your office, for instance, so that you can access your home machine from work. That is useful! whatismyip.com won't do that. Some apps will also do this, but only one or so is not at least donation-ware (which is the same as charging $5 in my book). Some of those apps are buggy and none are as unobtrusive as IP. Most Terminal methods will not find your (external) router's IP. These take some work. I have one using curl and my router's internal web address, together with perl to get my external ip, and then I have a shell script upload it to another address. The point is, IP has value....more value than your useless complaints.
chrismessina
chrismessina
Nov 14 2004
4.3
2.8
Nov 14 2004
2.8
Version: 4.3
You can get similar functionality from QuickSilver simply by installing the Extra Scripts Module. When you launch, just type "get" and look for the Get IP script. It will copy it into a new QS window which you can then email, copy, paste, etc.
Guest
Guest
Oct 30 2004
4.2
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Oct 30 2004
1.0
Version: 4.2
I'm curious why I would want to pay for this when there are free apps out there that do the same thing. Or if I made the effort I could check my network preferences! This is also true for AlphaOmega's IP address app.
Guest
Guest
Oct 13 2004
4.1
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Oct 13 2004
1.0
Version: 4.1
Well, you can add this line in your CRON table and have let you mac send mail to you periodically: ifconfig -a | grep netmask | mail {email_address} ...and it's free.
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
4.1
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Oct 12 2004
1.0
Version: 4.1
In most cases the "why pay for this when XXX is free?" comments aggravate me. However in this case, I'm inclined to chime in like that. Menumeters has a lot more functionality, and it's free. Not only does it put the IP in your menu bar, but it can show traffic (packets, etc.). It can also show CPU usage, disk usage, and one other thing (that I currently have disabled ;-) and it works very very well. If you want network info in the menu bar, it's the way to go. If you don't, just drop to a terminal and do 'ifconfig /all' to see your IPs.
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
4.1
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Oct 12 2004
1.0
Version: 4.1
[[NSHost currentHost] address] It's returned as a string. Also, I believe NU reports on this. I agree with most of the others: although $5 is a nice price, one would prefer paying for something one does not already have and is not trivial. As for those who see benefit in this, there is nothing to really say. They don't seen born to 'get it' anyway.
Guest
Guest
Jul 28 2004
4.0
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Jul 28 2004
1.0
Version: 4.0
You like to criticize others work, don't you? But you probably didn't even read the description untill the end: the author says that you can use the basic features of IP for free... Moreover, it's not because you don't need an application or because you just don't like it that you have the right to be mean. You won't use this app. Fine! I will, and it's very usefull to me.
Guest
Guest
Jul 28 2004
4.0
1.0
Jul 28 2004
1.0
Version: 4.0
All these informations are available on the system. To pay 5$ for an information i allready have - that's to much!
Guest
Guest
Jul 27 2004
4.0
1.0
Jul 27 2004
1.0
Version: 4.0
Menumeters does this with its network monitor, and is free. geeze why $5 for this!? http://www.whatismyip.com/
Guest
Guest
Jul 27 2004
4.0
1.0
Jul 27 2004
1.0
Version: 4.0
$5 for this? What are you smoking?
Guest
Guest
Jul 27 2004
4.0
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Jul 27 2004
1.0
Version: 4.0
This app would be retardely easy to program.. Why even bother.. And how the hell can you have 4 revisions of a app like this? This is the kind of app everyone jokes about making when they program.. Its a joke.. and its a quite useless tool for veterans.. But for newbs i guess it could be useful..
Tfl
Tfl
Nov 14 2003
3.8
5.0
Nov 14 2003
5.0
Version: 3.8
To Anonymous: "ipinmenubar", which you mention, only shows me my LAN IP; so it's quite useless. "IP" shows me both.
Guest
Guest
Oct 29 2003
3.8
1.0
Oct 29 2003
1.0
Version: 3.8
Nice, clean, simple, and does what it says. No complaints.
Guest
Guest
Oct 29 2003
3.8
1.0
Oct 29 2003
1.0
Version: 3.8
ipmenu bar works alot easier and nothing to type. http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/IPinmenubar.html
Guest
Guest
Oct 14 2003
3.71
1.0
Oct 14 2003
1.0
Version: 3.71
I like it, it is simple and small and sure i could launch the Terminal and type... but this is easier, and I believe it is the smallest of its kind.
Guest
Guest
Jun 11 2003
3.71
1.0
Jun 11 2003
1.0
Version: 3.71
To copy the IP adresse, just select it in the menu. and "Evilperson", "IP" is FREE so you don't need to pay...
Guest
Guest
Apr 18 2003
3.71
1.0
Apr 18 2003
1.0
Version: 3.71
Why does this even exist? There are already too many odd Terminal commands out there, so why do we need this to duplicate the functionality of 'ifconfig -a'?
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2003
3.6
1.0
Apr 2 2003
1.0
Version: 3.6
What, like typing "ipconfig getifaddr en0" is too difficult? Why pay when you can just type that and see your IP address.
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2003
3.6
0.0
Apr 1 2003
0.0
Version: 3.6
If you need to know your intra- and inter-net IP addresses, this app is brilliantly simple and effective. But SO many versions in as many days - and NO RELEASE NOTES, no "What's New"! As far as I can see, just an icon change warranted a version change from 3.5 to 3.6... I would happily pay $5 or $10 for a properly documented piece of software that isn't tinkered with on such a regular basis.
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2003
3.5
1.0
Apr 1 2003
1.0
Version: 3.5
Seems to be very useful, but no Copy-Paste and the menu seems to be very bugy on my OS. (10.2.4 / PB G4 867 / 640)
Guest
Guest
Mar 31 2003
3.5
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Mar 31 2003
1.0
Version: 3.5
Simple and very useful.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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