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SquidMan is a graphical installer and GUI for the squid proxy cache for OS X. Squid can:

  • cache downloaded content, reducing network traffic and improving browsing performance on slow links;
  • act as a proxy server for other computers on your subnet;
  • and restore the operation of many OS X system services that normally fail through authenticated proxy servers, such as Software Update.

What's New

Version 3.8:
  • Upgrades the bundled version of Squid to 3.5.15
  • Adds a new Control menu, with commands and keyboard equivalents for manually starting, stopping, and restarting squid
  • Adds new preference options for the in-memory cache
  • Adds a new advanced preferences tab with performance tuning options.
  • Fixes a bug that would prevent Squid shutdown on logout if


  • OS X 10.6.8 or later

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SquidMan User Discussion

4.7 15


Current Version (3.x)


Downloads 54,172
Version Downloads 3,219
License Free
Date 12 Apr 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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