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WakeOnLan
WakeOnLan
1.0
4.6
0.0
WakeOnLan free download for Mac

WakeOnLan for Mac1.0

11 June 2013

Access files on sleeping computers.

What is WakeOnLan for Mac

WakeOnLan discovers all other computers in your LAN, and enables you to wake them up by clicking a button. If your remote computer is a Mac you can put it asleep too.

Scheduled Wake Up Calls
In addition to timer based wake up calls, each computer can be scheduled to be woken up frequently at a day of the week (or, weekdays or weekends only) and time of your choice. For example, schedule wake up calls each Sunday night at 04:00AM for backup.

WakeOnLan Dashboard Widget
You need to wakeup some other computer quickly, but don't want to start the WakeOnLan application? Just press F12 and use the WakeOnLan Widget. Simply select the computer to be woken up and click on the sun. Press F12 again and you're done.

New for all Mac OS X versions: Dock Menu
Faster access for everyone. Click and hold the WakeOnLan icon in the Dock (while WakeOnLan running), and select any computer to be woken up or put asleep directly from the menu. It doesn't get any simpler.

What's new in WakeOnLan

Version 1.0:
  • Fixed debug log.

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petrovic-2
petrovic-2
Aug 21 2020
1.0
1.0
Aug 21 2020
1.0
Version: 1.0
Nice app but do no longer work on MacOS 10.15.6 as of today ....
Barry5p
Barry5p
Feb 6 2019
1.0
5.0
Feb 6 2019
5.0
Version: 1.0
I am using Mojave 10.14 and when I launch your application it is advising me that it will not be supported in future Mac OS updates. Will you be upgrading WakeOnLan?
jbbarnes
jbbarnes
Sep 7 2018
1.0
5.0
Sep 7 2018
5.0
Version: 1.0
Works great on my Mac Pro. Woke my Windows 10 PC on the first try. I now keep it in my dock. Thanks to the developer.
ososX
ososX
Dec 3 2014
1.0
5.0
Dec 3 2014
5.0
Version: 1.0
Using it for the first time to wakeup a remote MAC. Works like a charm and, on top of wakening or putting to sleep other computers, it allows to add computers manually, to classify and to group favorite devices, as well as to scan the entire network. Unfortunately the classification for the home computer (the one on which the application is running) is not preserved after a relaunch.
schmittyred
schmittyred
Nov 9 2009
1.0
0.0
Nov 9 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0
Fantastic little app. “Do one thing and do it well.” It does absolutely everything a complete WakeOnLAN app should do - and not one thing more. Perfect. It would be great if you could add support for the Bonjour Sleep Proxy Service. It's the technology that Snow Leopard's “Wake on Wireless” uses. It's an open protocol and shouldn't be too hard to implement: Service description: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_Proxy_Service Source code: http://www.opensource.apple.com/source/mDNSResponder/mDNSResponder-212.1/mDNSMacOSX/ Exact protocol (really simple stuff): http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-cheshire-edns0-owner-option-00 In practice, supporting this would also allow for waking over VPN and waking over Internet (if the router forwards broadcast packets from WAN to LAN).
Stephan-Konopniak
Stephan-Konopniak
Oct 5 2009
1.0
5.0
Oct 5 2009
5.0
Version: 1.0
works stable since month. thanx for that little helper!
Missingpersons
Missingpersons
Jun 13 2009
1.0
5.0
Jun 13 2009
5.0
Version: 1.0
Great app!
Devnevyn
Devnevyn
Mar 1 2009
0.99
5.0
Mar 1 2009
5.0
Version: 0.99
Love it. Very simple ui, auto-detects computers on the network, is smart about what "delete" from the list means, free! This is exactly what I was looking for.
Artvandelay
Artvandelay
Jan 28 2009
0.99
5.0
Jan 28 2009
5.0
Version: 0.99
Very intuitive. It does what is says. Pure Sweetness. Thanks.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jul 28 2008
0.90
0.0
Jul 28 2008
0.0
Version: 0.90
Is there anything out there that will wake computers that are on a wireless network? Thanks
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jul 5 2008
0.90
0.0
Jul 5 2008
0.0
Version: 0.90
nothing seems to be waking my computers anymore. One day they were waking, the next they weren't.
asmeurer-2
asmeurer-2
Jul 3 2006
0.80
0.0
Jul 3 2006
0.0
Version: 0.80
This version doesn't seem to include the Dashboard widget.
Neutralzone
Neutralzone
Jun 13 2006
0.80
5.0
Jun 13 2006
5.0
Version: 0.80
Great new version! Doesn't crash like the old version. My only request is for it to be able to remember machines by MAC address, since on a DHCP network it will assign the wrong name to a machine since it remembers by IP address, and IP addresses get switched around in DHCP all the time.
Crucial
Crucial
Mar 20 2006
0.70
5.0
Mar 20 2006
5.0
Version: 0.70
What more / or less could I ask for. This thing does what it says it does. It wakes a remote computer connected to a LAN so you can print to it, share files or anything else you want. It requires no software to be installed on the computer to be woken up, or other arduous setup, and waking the remote computer really is as simple as selecting it on a small dashboard widget. The simplicity of WakeOnLan is refreshing, it might have lots of bells and whistles, but if you don't need them, you don't see them or have to deal with them. A truly polished piece of software, and, unbelievably it is free. My only gripe is that the widget either needs to be larger, or resizable so that you can see more information, something that can easily be hacked by modifying the widget image file in PhotoShop.
/usr/bin/paul
/usr/bin/paul
Dec 14 2005
0.63
0.0
Dec 14 2005
0.0
Version: 0.63
It would be nice if they bundled a command line version of this, like WakeOnLan command line. The only problem with WakeOnLan command line, is there's no GUI. So it would be cool if 1 app did it all, but for now I have WakeOnLan AND WakeOnLan command line.
Guest
Guest
Nov 29 2005
0.56
4.8
Nov 29 2005
4.8
Version: 0.56
Lots of updates to this app lately. Thanks for working so hard on this. Works GREAT!!!!
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2005
0.54
4.8
Nov 27 2005
4.8
Version: 0.54
My apologies (my post below) I was being a muppet, I had to fire up the server once to get the application to see it, after that it was fine. So five stars!
Guest
Guest
Nov 26 2005
0.54
4.8
Nov 26 2005
4.8
Version: 0.54
Well I got excited by this one, the music server is next door and I have chicken of VNC to control it from my iBook. However I have to still go and wake the server up. Alas although this programme sees it, it does not wake up. The server is wired to the router and the iBook is wireless. Still never mind.
Guest
Guest
Nov 16 2005
0.47
4.8
Nov 16 2005
4.8
Version: 0.47
. Thank you for your "How to setup Airport for WakeOnLan" guide on your website. It was a big help for setting up my Airport network properly. Now I can wake up my music server and also print on a printer in my wired LAN via Airport Macs. Excellent ! :-)
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Oct 9 2005
0.44
0.0
Oct 9 2005
0.0
Version: 0.44
seems to only work on hardwired Macs...not wireless. Worked very well when I wasn't wireless, but now that I've gone wireless it stopped working. I can still connect in my network and mount my laptops HD on my desktop and/or connect in Remote Desktop, so I know it's not that. Oh well...a definate A though...
Guest
Guest
May 17 2005
0.30
4.8
May 17 2005
4.8
Version: 0.30
Excellent, easy to use, handy utility with a very responsive developer. Ideal for waking a remote server Mac.
Guest
Guest
May 17 2005
0.30
4.8
May 17 2005
4.8
Version: 0.30
No need to special settings anymore? Just run the app/widget? PS -> take a looke at your website. It doesn't show correctly in Camino/Firefox.
asmeurer-1
asmeurer-1
May 16 2005
0.23
4.8
May 16 2005
4.8
Version: 0.23
This is good, but how do I use the timer. It is not listed in the documentation.
Guest
Guest
Aug 27 2004
0.1
4.8
Aug 27 2004
4.8
Version: 0.1
See the well established and also free Wake Up.
Guest
Guest
Aug 27 2004
0.1
4.8
Aug 27 2004
4.8
Version: 0.1
Some secrity issues here, no password protection. Awake status garbled, it says awake macs are sleeping and sleeping macs awake. Can see problems with waking closed laptops (that can't be good for them).
Guest
Guest
Aug 27 2004
0.1
4.8
Aug 27 2004
4.8
Version: 0.1
Doesn't work for me. I've got 2 iMacs on Network (Router connected to my ADSL modem). The application recognises the 2nd Mac but can't wake it up even after scanning and verifying.
Free
4.6
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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