VUWER (pronounced like "viewer") is an application designed to remotely track your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro (or any other Apple computer) in the event that it is lost or stolen. VUWER is not foolproof, but it is reasonably secure, easy to implement, and costs nothing but a little time and effort to set up.
- VUWER is free of charge, open source, and relies on standard OS X commands and readily available freeware applications for installation and operation. Also, since VUWER is written in Applescript, it is relatively easy to modify or enhance in any way you choose.
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Note: Now requires OS X 10.6 or later
- Installation Option 3 now includes the VUWER Control Panel (VCP), an application that can be copied to another computer or to a USB flash drive. If your computer is ever lost or stolen, you can run VCP from any other Mac computer to activate and control VUWER.
- Due to a required update to the Platypus application,
- OS X 10.6 or later
- PPC setup available on developer website