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PeerGuardian
PeerGuardian
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PeerGuardian free download for Mac

PeerGuardian

Version 1.7.0

Security tool for P2P clients (Beta).

PeerGuardian overview

PeerGuardian is a privacy oriented firewall application. It blocks connections to and from hosts specified in huge blocklists (thousands or millions of IP ranges). Its origin seeds in targeting aggressive IPs while you use P2P.

PeerGuardian is an open project. Not only is its source code open for you to read, use, and modify - but the project is open for you to join and contribute in any form (code, documentation, bug reports, web and support).

What’s new in version 1.7.0

Updated on Jul 28 2015

Version 1.7.0:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

Information

License

Free

Size

2.1 MB

Downloads

265788

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
  • Growl is required for the Temporary Allow feature
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Springheelmac
Springheelmac
Aug 29 2015
1.8.0
0.0
Aug 29 2015
0.0
Version: 1.8.0
If anyone is interested, 1.6b2 works fine for me on a Macbook Pro running Mavericks (10.9.5). I could not get any other version to work. It's available at sourceforge.net. You'll need to populate it with lists for it to work properly. I get mine from iblocklist.com. It's also useful to add lists from ipdeny.com for hostile nations. I'll let you deduce who you should add. (Hint: one in particular uploads a lot of bogus software to this site with fake reviews galore.)
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jul 28 2015
1.8.0
0.0
Jul 28 2015
0.0
Version: 1.8.0
This is very interesting. Is this truly being updated again or is this just a very dated package? Also any information on the supported OS versions for this release? The SF page itself is rather sparse it seems for this information.
LoveB9821
LoveB9821
Jun 7 2014
1.7.0
5.0
Jun 7 2014
5.0
Version: 1.7.0
Updated: http://bergstrand.org/brian/software/bin/PeerGuardian_180b2.zip p.s. If it still doesn't seem to work after this update, try "Quit Helpers", "Quit" and then relaunch. The kernel extension version should be 1.1.13: $ kextstat | grep xxx 233 0 0xffffff7f8292d000 0x5000 0x5000 xxx.qnation.PeerGuardian (1.1.13)
Gilby101mu
Gilby101mu
Mar 15 2013
1.7.0
3.5
Mar 15 2013
3.5
Version: 1.7.0
Fails to load kext with OS X 10.8.3 Uninstall/reinstall fails. Anyone have it working after 10.8.3 upgrade?
Charnk
Charnk
Sep 15 2012
1.7.0
4.0
Sep 15 2012
4.0
Version: 1.7.0
Extremely useful piece of software that works on Mountain Lion. I wish there were more of this type of app to choose from, but at least, we have this one. And yes, it works as advertised, if you try and figure out how it works. Don't install, sit back and expect it to do the rest.
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Sep 13 2012
1.7.0
4.0
Sep 13 2012
4.0
Version: 1.7.0
Since today Peer Guardian is blocking all connections and all programs. I just thought there is some trouble with my internet connection, but it works fine disabling all filters... What went wrong there?
Mahojas
Mahojas
Sep 7 2012
1.7.0
0.0
Sep 7 2012
0.0
Version: 1.7.0
Good program, but the Peer Guardian Launch agent/daemon prevents Apple Mail and Notices from connecting to the iCloud servers. That is, the PeerGuardian helper applications prevent Apple Mail from connecting to the iCloud IMAP and SMTP servers. Definitely a bug. How can I solve this?
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Aug 9 2012
1.7.0
4.0
Aug 9 2012
4.0
Version: 1.7.0
Does what it says. Always worked fine for me. Version 1.7.0 doesn't have an icon in the menu bar any more, should be fixed.
badapple
badapple
Jun 26 2012
1.5.1
0.0
Jun 26 2012
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Ive been using this for a while with no problems, but suddenly today it stops working. Nothing pops up on the list and an error message pops up telling me that "this version file is corrupt" I tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it. Restarting my computer but nothing. I cant use any higher version because Im working on OSX 10.5.8 (not even snow leopard) I dont have the money to update my whole operating system right now. Any help? Or an alternative?
Soap-On-A-Rope
Soap-On-A-Rope
Apr 7 2011
1.5.1
0.5
Apr 7 2011
0.5
Version: 1.5.1
Piece of garbage. Started randomly blocking all google servers without warning: impossible to connect to any google server via Mail.app or any browser, across user accounts, and took nearly an hour for me to figure out what it was.
Mdanihy
Mdanihy
Nov 8 2010
1.5.1
0.0
Nov 8 2010
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Doesn't work at all. The log shows 0 activity, there isn't an icon in the top bar. I would consider peer guardian for the Mac a bust.
Jaflores
Jaflores
May 24 2010
1.5.1
0.0
May 24 2010
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
If you install this software it will disable your .me account, under mail. Do not use if you have a .me account.
Logan-Saxer
Logan-Saxer
Dec 27 2009
1.5.1
0.0
Dec 27 2009
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
I am new to PeerGuardian and am having some issues, as far as I can tell it doesn't seem to work at all for me. I have opened the Application and all it does is make the sound effect for a mac like you hit a button you shouldn't have. There is nothing listed in my Log, nor in my PeerGuardian List, and I am unable to Update or Add anything because of the same problem, every time I hit the Update or Add button, the same error sound effect occurs and nothing happens This is the same with P2P (VUZE) opened or not opened... Please help, im dumfounded
Billoncho
Billoncho
Oct 31 2009
1.5.1
0.0
Oct 31 2009
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Peerguardian gave me a corrupt file message and it had no lists. I've uninstalled and reinstalled it several times but it won't let me add a list. I want to put the P2P list back in. The corrupt file message has gone away since I reinstalled it. Thanks.
Springheelmac
Springheelmac
Jan 6 2009
1.5b1
0.0
Jan 6 2009
0.0
Version: 1.5b1
Ok, I've added several lists from 'iblocklist.com' and they all update fine. For some reason just the lists that PeerGuardian comes pre-installed with are not updating.
Springheelmac
Springheelmac
Jan 6 2009
1.5b1
0.0
Jan 6 2009
0.0
Version: 1.5b1
On or about 30 Dec 2008, Peer Guardian stopped updating its block lists. I uninstalled and reinstalled, and now my block lists are even more out of date. Could all the different block list sites be down at the same time? That doesn't seem probable, but I've never had this problem before.
Shaymorgan
Shaymorgan
Dec 31 2008
1.5b1
0.0
Dec 31 2008
0.0
Version: 1.5b1
well, I downloaded peep guardian today, it seems to be workings..i suppose, but i am wondering, do i have to add my p2p url to it somehow? i really don't know what i am doing. Example if i used limewire or azureus or something, do i have to manually go in and add that to peer guardian, or does it automatically block them?
R33c3
R33c3
Jul 12 2008
1.5b1
0.0
Jul 12 2008
0.0
Version: 1.5b1
I have had no issues at all with peer guardian, does exactly what its suppose to do. Can't wait for the next update (:
Bdobbs
Bdobbs
Jun 18 2008
1.5b1
4.0
Jun 18 2008
4.0
Version: 1.5b1
This program does exactly what it purports to, and how. It rocks, I've never had problems with stability or anything else, but I've never delved into its depths. All that being said, it's ugly as sin. Really heinously, awfully ugly. I'm not a developer, so I don't know how hard it is to make an app with a UI (or at least a good menu-bar icon), but I hope that they release an update soon. Looks don't really matter that much to me, as long as it's functional, and this is entirely. If it gets a UI facelift, it'll get five stars from me.
Kbot
Kbot
Mar 26 2008
1.5b1
0.0
Mar 26 2008
0.0
Version: 1.5b1
Installed okay here but I'm wondering if it's doing anything. Nothing seems to be getting blocked--i even activated all the filters and unchecked some boxes so it would disallow "std" (standard ports right?). How can i confirm PG is working?
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