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Candelair is an alternative driver for the built-in IR receiver as found in many Mac's today. It provides a clean, global fix for Apple Remote issues many users are experiencing with third party applications under Snow Leopard releases 10.6 and 10.6.1. It's based on Remote Buddy's driver and comes packaged in a preference pane that presents all remote control options at a glance. Candelair is a free download.


  • Global fix for AppleĀ® Remote IR Receiver locking issues - as seen under OS releases 10.6 and 10.6.1
  • Pairing always available - remotes can be paired regardless of whether an

What's New

Version 1.25:
  • Enhancement: Now signed with a Developer ID certificate for kernel extensions.
  • Fix: During installation, Mavericks brought up a warning claiming that the kernel extension wasn't signed on some systems. This should no longer happen.
  • Fix: The kernel extension should now load without problems on systems running


  • OS X 10.4 or later
  • Mac with built-in Apple IR receiver

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Downloads 15,684
Version Downloads 1,546
License Free
Date 27 Jul 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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