Watchmac
Watchmac
1.7

4.7

Watchmac free download for Mac

Watchmac

1.7
07 August 2012

Monitors your Mac for possible security infringements.

Overview

Watchmac monitors your Mac for possible security infringements.

Your Mac can already stop unwanted access out of the box. Sometimes it is desirable, however, to know when someone tries to circumvent these measures. This is where Watchmac comes into play.

Watchmac monitors your Mac for possible infringements. For instance, when someone tries to unlock your screensaver but fails to enter the correct password, Watchmac will record this event and can even take pictures using the built-in (or an externally connected iSight). Best of all, Watchmac can even send you an email alerting you about the infringement.

And remember: Some intruders are even in the family. Even though you probably wouldn't count your children among them, Watchmac is nevertheless a great tool for detecting when your children don't play by the rules.

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What's new in Watchmac

Version 1.7:
  • Updated Growl support for improved performance on OS X 10.7 and later.
  • Corrected a few errors in the German localization.

5 Watchmac Reviews

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appleHQ
26 November 2008

Most helpful

Works nicely. I had big problems with Lookdown (had to ssh into my own machine and kill the process to be able to login again...) This software could still use a few more triggers, most importantly a "MagSafe plugged" one. Still, works great.
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Version 1.2
Vanessavon
03 February 2013
forgot my password and now I cannot get into my Mac. As soon as I open it the alarm goes off. Help!
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Version 1.7
alas!
18 January 2010
While Watchmac 1.5.1r2 crashes immediately on my MacBook Pro C2D w/ OS 10.5.8, version 1.5.2 prerelease mentioned in the developer's comment, below, does work fine for me. The Watchmac 1.5.1r2 crash notwithstanding, Watchmac is a finely crafted security app. which otherwise works quite well. I've found its developer easily accessible and very responsive to queries and issues.
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Version 1.5.1r2
Macsolu
18 January 2010
-- Crashes on launch, every time. Reverting back to version 1.4.3 eliminates the crashing. Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac Mini 2009.
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Version 1.5.1r2
1 answer(s)
Bloo7
Bloo7
18 January 2010
We're aware of the issues with versions 1.5 to 1.5.1r2. We're working on a fix. Meanwhile, users may try version 1.4.3 (http://bloo7.com/Q55F02D) or the 1.5.2b prerelease (http://bloo7.com/QCCA53C).
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Version 1.5.1r2
appleHQ
26 November 2008
Works nicely. I had big problems with Lookdown (had to ssh into my own machine and kill the process to be able to login again...) This software could still use a few more triggers, most importantly a "MagSafe plugged" one. Still, works great.
Like (2)
Version 1.2
2 answer(s)
Bloo7
Bloo7
27 November 2008
Sounds like a good suggestion! Depending on how easy it is to implement, that feature might even make it into the next version. Thank you for your feedback!
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Version 1.2
Bloo7
Bloo7
03 March 2009
I'm pleased to announce that version 1.3 delivers just that: Watchmac will now detect when you unplug the power cord or remove the battery.
Like (2)
Version 1.3
gryphonent
25 August 2008
Check out Lockdown... better and free!
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Version 1.1
$19.95

4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
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