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HDD Fan Control
HDD Fan Control
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HDD Fan Control free download for Mac

HDD Fan Control for Mac2.5

10 June 2014

Control fan speed in relation to drive temperature.

What is HDD Fan Control for Mac

HDD Fan Control controls fan speed in relation to drive temperature. If you have replaced your iMac's Hard Drive with a new Hard Drive or a SSD and the fan has started running at full speed creating a lot of noise, HDD Fan Control will control the fan speed, preventing the loud noise whilst keeping your drive safe

Note: This app is specifically designed to control your HDD Fan using your drives S.M.A.R.T data for iMacs with replacement drives which no longer provide correct temperature data to Apple's sensor

HDD Fan Control will run the fan at the correct speed, and keep your drive cool and safe from overheating.

Note: If you are looking for an application to adjust your Mac's fans from stock (and not to control fan noise after replacement disk) we can highly recommend the free smcFanControl or iStat Menus.

What's new in HDD Fan Control

Version 2.5:
  • Added support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

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Nick-Collingridge
Nick-Collingridge
Jul 27 2017
2.5
5.0
Jul 27 2017
5.0
Version: 2.5
I had previously purchased HDD Fan Control and installed it on an iMac 27 with a replacement (non-Apple) hard drive. It worked fine, but I have now installed a SSD in place of the HDD and HDD Fan Control is no longer activated. I went through the process on their website to be re-notified of the serial number, but although the number came through OK it is not accepted by the activation dialog. This software has only ever been installed on this Mac. I have tried contacting their support by email but have had absolutely no response. My guess is that their activation server is now offline and the lack of a response to my emails suggests that the company is no longer in business. Beware!
jfbloom22
jfbloom22
Nov 7 2016
2.5
5.0
Nov 7 2016
5.0
Version: 2.5
Works perfectly on my 2010 iMac running macOS Sierra after replacing the original hard drive with an SSD.
Mashmashu Studio
Mashmashu Studio
Aug 10 2015
2.5
0.5
Aug 10 2015
0.5
Version: 2.5
Very difficult to remove.....
RomaMTKing
RomaMTKing
Aug 9 2015
2.5
0.0
Aug 9 2015
0.0
Version: 2.5
I'd give minus 5 stars if I could for this VIRUS app !
I installed this and used for 2 days I got unsatisfied with its inner fan control system and decided to delete it. I clicked the remove in pref pane, however the app was still in application folder, I removed this too!

I discovered that my RIGHT FAN was not working (via another software).
After 2 hours struggling to fix the issue and reseting SMC a dozen times, I discovered that those irresponsible lame developers made a daemon that always runs, and still runs after I uninstalled the app.

I forced quit the daemon but it kept coming back, the devil... I finally found it in lib/lunchdeamons and removed it, but still my Right Fan was broken at 300 RPM...

Then I reset SMC once again and my fan finally came back to life !

35$ ?! I wish the developers would pay me 3500$ for all the work and time I wasted dealing with this VIRUS app!
souldiet
souldiet
Oct 18 2014
2.5
1.0
Oct 18 2014
1.0
Version: 2.5
Screwed! Even after uninstalling this app, HDD fan can not be changed with any other fan control app. If I reinstall this HDD fan control app again, I can tweak it. What is wrong is this.... My HDD fan speed is just fixed, because of this app. I emailed them, just waiting their answers....
crystalidea
crystalidea
Aug 5 2014
2.5
0.5
Aug 5 2014
0.5
Version: 2.5
$35 bucks for what can be done for free? (Macs Fan Control, smcFanControl and whatever)
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Jun 11 2014
2.5
0.0
Jun 11 2014
0.0
Version: 2.5
Do yourself, and your wallet, a favor. Bypass this software and instead surf to exirion.net to download & install the FREE, and excellent, SSD Fan Control software. Works perfectly fine with HDD's as well. (Just a satisfied end-user of SSD Fan Control; NOT a hater of HDD Fan Control.)
JamesTomk
JamesTomk
Apr 2 2014
2.4
2.0
Apr 2 2014
2.0
Version: 2.4
I purchased this app after trying out the demo. The demo seemed to work, but now my fan is back to full speed. I've tried adjusting settings in Preferences (btw i think that interface is well designed), but to no affect. The menu-bar display says my fan should be at 1372 rpm, although the preferences target says it should be at 1100. I can hear my fan running very loud as before installing this software; much much faster than 1372.
crystalidea
crystalidea
Sep 23 2013
2.2
0.5
Sep 23 2013
0.5
Version: 2.2
The price is now 35$, please fix is in the macupdate listing
Xenophile
Xenophile
Jul 26 2013
2.2
0.0
Jul 26 2013
0.0
Version: 2.2
$30 to fix a simple problem? Vulture-ware. Do yourself a favor and use a free fan controller.
$35.00Buy Now
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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