SquidMan
SquidMan
4.1

4.5

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SquidMan4.1

11 October 2019

Graphical installer and manager for Squid proxy cache.

Overview

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 in SquidMan

Version 4.1:
  • Upgrades the bundled version of Squid to 4.7
  • Notarized for, and tested on Catalina
  • Includes compatibility from macOS 10.10 Yosemite up to OS X 10.15 Catalina.

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How would you rate SquidMan app?

18 Reviews of SquidMan

misterjspencer
13 August 2011
Version: 3.1

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This I use on an off but I prefer polipo because it has some ad blocking. If squidman could incorporate some form of ad blocking that would make it number 1
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davidcrowe18
27 March 2012
Version: 3.1
Great job! Download, install, configure - done! I am using squid to cache content behind Glimmerblocker for ad removal. We don't have a super high speed internet connection, but now everyone in the house has an ad free (mostly) accelerated internet browsing experience.
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Johnnyr
21 November 2011
Version: 3.1
This stopped working in Lion :(
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misterjspencer
13 August 2011
Version: 3.1
This I use on an off but I prefer polipo because it has some ad blocking. If squidman could incorporate some form of ad blocking that would make it number 1
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5
Neil-M
01 June 2011
Version: 3.1
I installed this to run a proxy through a VPN tunnel. It installs Squid for you and has a GUI. Free. Excellent.
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5
Kankei71
21 May 2011
Version: 3.1
Thank you for updating.
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Madmacmad
22 May 2010
Version: 3.0
thanxx to make it compatible... was a long wait... for the fix
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Kankei71
11 November 2009
Version: 2.5
I'm having problems since I upgraded to 10.6.2 Is this version not compatible?
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5
Madmacmad
05 July 2009
Version: 2.5
Hey; many thxx for keep it up to date !!! This Proxy works fantastic and speed's up my Network very well ! thx thx thx
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5
Kankei71
04 July 2009
Version: 2.5
Great tool! This coupled with Privoxy as Parent Proxy offer a fast browsing experience rid off any advertisement or any troublesome internet pollution. Very efficient.
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5
Madmacmad
09 June 2009
Version: 2.5b
Thank you for the Update !!! Now it works perfect for me. The new Proxy is faster than the old one....
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Ri
08 February 2008
Version: 2.0
I know - this app is great, but current dmg seems to be corrupted? When the app starts i get an error message: Tamper Alert
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Lucid
22 January 2007
Version: 1.8
This is a very useful tool for people interested in learning more about squid. In addition for those who would like a basic proxy server you should quickly be up and running with SquidMan. An optional demon mode would be quite, but then again, you could install squid. Great Job. Note : By default most settings and caches are stored within the users library folder.
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5
Applecrypt-Mods
11 November 2006
Version: 1.8
this works a treat though I did need to turn off "enable stealth mode' in the firewall for this to work :? Great software, now I can use my ibook (connected to this mac via firewire - dead screen) on the internet. Excellent!!
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5
Macmend-com
29 September 2005
Version: 1.61
this is great and in conjunction with DansGuardian makes the perfect internet filter and speed cache. Using macs at home and want to filter what your kids can see, or maybe at a school or college then this and DansGuardian are perfect for you.
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5
Anonymous
14 February 2005
Version: 1.61
Very nice installer routine. Double click and off you go. I was upgrading from ealier version. Smooth as anything. Now if only the DG maintainer did his updates, I would be fully Squid / DG current.
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5
Anonymous
07 December 2004
Version: 1.5.2
Great App! Smooth interface which complies(generally) with the AHIG - lightweight, and seemless installation and configuration. Installation and operation is stable under 10.3.6(21 days so far). It'd be even better with a preference pane.
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K0fcc
28 November 2003
Version: 1.5.2
Works like a charm for me. I also signed up for ircache.net and I have better performance now than normal browsing. Kudos.
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Anonymous
27 October 2003
Version: 1.5.1
Squid kindly updated my installation, has a GUI for all the basic options ones needs, then refused to start up at all, having hosed the cache directories. Fantastic idea, but totally useless.
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