DesktopID free download for Mac


16 November 2005

Displays machine configuration details.


DesktopID is a faceless application that simply displays configuration details on the desktop. The information is super-imposed and cannot be removed by the user.

Why? DesktopID is designed as a support tool for engineers and administrators of Mac machines. It makes key information immediately available to the user or engineer who is using the machine.

What information is displayed?

Computer Name

  • OS Version
  • User name
  • ID
  • Group membership
  • Classic running or not

Network interface

  • Location
  • IP Address
  • Netmask
  • Default Gateway
  • DNS Server
  • Domain
  • Broadcast Address
  • MAC Address
  • ÊMedia


  • CPU
  • Serial Number (10.3+ only)
  • MAC Address
  • RAM
  • Uptime
  • Load Average

Apple Remote Desktop (if installed)

  • Information fields 1-4

  • Custom shell commands

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