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Prey

Version 1.9.24

Track your stolen laptop.

Prey overview

Prey lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It's lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use. And it just works.

The primary functionality of Prey is free, however Pro plans are also offered beginning at $5 / month

What’s new in version 1.9.24

Updated on May 04 2022

  • Fix storage when apostrophe
  • Send info location when api geo return error 429
  • Fallback to systemInformation when wmic is disabled
  • Fixes underscore module not found
  • Fixes over get_access_point_network on windows.js
  • Fixes issues when winscv service is not available
  • Fixes alert problem when message is not a string

Information

License

Free

Size

41.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://preyproject.com/

Downloads

14314

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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Virtualruffy
Virtualruffy
Oct 8 2020
1.9.6
0.0
Oct 8 2020
0.0
Version: 1.9.6
Why would you name this app 'prey'? Besides the entirely awkward implications of the name for the user, there is already a Prey game app in the app store I've bought which is the mac version of the xbox game. So you're also dealing with brand name conflict. I previously used Orbicule's Undercover for tracking but they closed their app down because they found it pointless to continue in the wake of Apple's built in 'find my iphone' app and service. Seems like this product is fighting an uphill battle on every front. I definitely won't be using this.
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Apr 6 2020
1.9.3
1.0
Apr 6 2020
1.0
Version: 1.9.3
Latest version (1.9.2) keeps crashing on my 10.13.6 system. Finally ripped it out and disabled the tracking. Also, 2FA login conficts with the CAPTCHA making it very difficult to login to do anything. A waste of time.
cig0
cig0
Jul 22 2018
1.8.0
0.0
Jul 22 2018
0.0
Version: 1.8.0
Worthless placebo.
geronimo07
geronimo07
Jun 5 2018
1.7.5
5.0
Jun 5 2018
5.0
Version: 1.7.5
I like the free version, and consider getting a paid plan.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Apr 10 2018
1.7.2
3.0
Apr 10 2018
3.0
Version: 1.7.2
Not working well with High Sierra 13.3 on MacBook Pro (13" 2017 2xTB3 ports). Have installed and used HS patch but does not communicate with servers unless I manually connect device in web browser. V annoying - first problems I have had with this app for all the time (years) that I have been using it. I suspect some HS tweak/setting is responsible but can't track it down. Have reinstalled a number of times but without fail, 2 days later I get the msg that my MBP appears to be offline and is everything ok? I manually connect then wait 2 days for next email. was great under Sierra, not working under HSierra despite patch etc
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Feb 4 2018
1.7.2
0.0
Feb 4 2018
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
The current sion is 1.7.3
hmfwic47
hmfwic47
Nov 16 2017
1.7.2
0.0
Nov 16 2017
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
On the Apple Store app there is a version 1.2, dated Nov 24, 2016.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Jul 21 2017
1.6.9
3.0
Jul 21 2017
3.0
Version: 1.6.9
Been using this as a background app on my MB Air, iPhone 6s and iPad 2 Air 3 device limit for free to track where my devices are easy to set up and accurately tracks my devices to within 20m or so all over the world as I travel. Nice options to flag a device is stolen or to lock it up (thankfully never had to use these options) but I would suggest others at least try the software - free to d/l and to use (up to 3 device limit). other plans for extra functions but free functions do me (and I suspect most users) just fine. Recommended
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Sep 23 2016
1.3.6
0.0
Sep 23 2016
0.0
Version: 1.3.6
The current version is 1.6.1
snickers2k
snickers2k
Jun 2 2015
1.3.6
0.5
Jun 2 2015
0.5
Version: 1.3.6
HOW TO UNINSTALL THIS SHITTY APP ?!?!?! DO NOT INSTALL !!!!
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Apr 19 2015
1.3.6
0.0
Apr 19 2015
0.0
Version: 1.3.6
MacUpdate Admins: Version 1.3.8 is current.
Turquoise
Turquoise
Nov 20 2013
0.5.9
0.0
Nov 20 2013
0.0
Version: 0.5.9
0.6.1 is here, but shhh...
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Nov 27 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Nov 27 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
"Free" = $60 per year. That's $300 in 5 years!
Oysterhaven
Oysterhaven
Feb 7 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Feb 7 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
Had never heard of this app before reading this article today: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1401810
Sitting-In-The-Sun
Sitting-In-The-Sun
Jan 11 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Jan 11 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
bit confused. it says prey is free to use with unto 3 devices. however on the webpage it says 3 devices is $5 per month. so is it free or is it paid ?
Cowicide
Cowicide
Dec 9 2011
0.5.3
0.0
Dec 9 2011
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
One should know that while the app is "free", there is a monthly fee to use the app.
Ironman
Ironman
Nov 14 2011
0.5.3
4.0
Nov 14 2011
4.0
Version: 0.5.3
I give 4 stars because it's free and it does work. Used the "advanced" setting with my own email and web server (not the one from prey project) I confirm this launches at boot despite some comments. The infos you get by email are very accurate. My negative comment is that if you fail putting valid infos using advanced setting, there is no check to see if infos are valid, so you have to manually change the config file, and OSX permissions. I am on MacBook Pro 2011 using 10.7.2 Recommended !
scott.park
scott.park
Sep 28 2010
0.3.73
2.0
Sep 28 2010
2.0
Version: 0.3.73
I just tried Prey on my MacBook Pro running 10.5.8 and on a Netbook with XP SP3, neither worked properly. I tried all the troubleshooting steps and ended up with nothing but inconsistent behavior. After a week of searching and testing I've given up and uninstalled it. Hopefully I'll be able to try it again in the future when its more reliable. Short list of issues: - Installed fine on the Mac and verified itself, never sent any reports back when flagged as missing. - Installed on XP, but never verified even though check mode said everything was fine. Manually ran it which allowed it to verify, but never seemed to run automatically. Reinstalled several times. - Sometimes the XP install would screenshot the desktop, sometimes it wouldn't. Updating the module settings didn't always pass on down either.
Gcodori
Gcodori
Sep 22 2010
0.3.73
1.0
Sep 22 2010
1.0
Version: 0.3.73
Tried the latest version on my macbook running Snow Leopard. About 10 minutes after install and every 10 minutes the alert would come on my mac (even through prey was set to monitor every 20 minutes - go figure). The first time it locked the screen and asked for the password (good thing I caught the default password before exiting). All other times it just popped up an alert. This happened even when I did NOT mark the machine as missing. So I removed the mac from being tracked by Prey. Guess what?!? Still getting the message and alert - with the added bonus of not being able to go the the prey control panel and saying it's not missing - AGAIN. But I found a solution to this problem: I uninstalled prey and chucked the file right in the trash. By the way, the uninstall program is broken - no feedback as to whether the uninstall was a success - had to manually exit from the uninstall program also (it just sits there after clicking the uninstall button). Wait until prey hits 1.0 before using on a machine. By the way, installed on my wife's android phone - waiting for the angry call that her phone suddenly locked up on her for no reason also.
Wachunei
Wachunei
Mar 28 2010
0.3.72
5.0
Mar 28 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3.72
I've been using this software for a while, since there was no UI and now I can say this project has grown up, its new features are amazing, I just tested them and they work perfectly. The last wifi-location feature indicates a reasonable area where the laptop may be, although the screenshots and pictures give you a lot information to "prey". This is one of the best "stolen laptop" software, besides it's free and open, and has very good feedback with the dev team's mailing list. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.
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