Radio Silence
Radio Silence
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Radio Silence free download for Mac

Radio Silence for Mac

19 October 2017

Outbound application firewall.

What is Radio Silence for Mac

Radio Silence is an outbound application firewall that lets you block Internet access from individual apps.

Features:
  • 100% Annoyance-free: Radio Silence respects your concentration. That is why it will never interrupt you with pop-up windows or alerts.
  • Zero Maintenance: Once Radio Silence is installed, you can forget all about it. It is always on and needs no attention from you.
  • Tiny and Fast: Radio Silence weighs next to nothing. It doesn't waste any time or resources, which also makes it blazingly fast.
  • Usable by Anyone: You don't have to be a network expert to use Radio Silence. It takes care of all the technical details for you.

What's new in Radio Silence

Version 2.3:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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George6
George6
Oct 27 2016
1.0.0
2.5
Oct 27 2016
2.5
Version: 1.0.0
Nice, but it has the same Problem as Radio Silence by the same Dev. Network Events are not recorded, which means you have to have the App opened all the time. If it was closed and you open it to see, what connections were made you just get a blank window. @ Dev : please add a keep history for a time span preference! Unlimited, one Month, one Week, one Day, one Hour, 30, 15, 5 Minunutes should be enough settings.
George6
George6
Oct 26 2016
2.0
2.5
Oct 26 2016
2.5
Version: 2.0
strange that the monitor only shows stuff when the app is open.
if i did something and want to check what connections were made, i'm screwed if the app wasn't running. i'd suggest, that the monitor always shows the last minutes or hours (a time interval set by some preference)

otherwise i have to say the app doesn't make much sense on its own, because it prevents connections only after you added blocks. this means at least once your info leaked already.

but if that doesnt matter, it is a nice way to check what connections are done by your system or apps.
Dougster
Dougster
Jul 29 2016
2.0
4.0
Jul 29 2016
4.0
Version: 2.0
Excellent and simple to use. A couple of additions would be nice to see implemented, such as an icon in the menu bar, plus the ability to list in alphabetical order blocked apps. Other than this, a great application.
pietz
pietz
Apr 25 2016
2.0
0.0
Apr 25 2016
0.0
Version: 2.0
i have a little feature request if i may: what if the developer added a little on/off (allow/block) switch to every connection in the detail view. that way the user could not only completely block or allow an application, but also control what kind of connections are allowed. the beauty of it is that the UI stays as simple as it is right now, for those not needing this feature, but for power users you get the same kind of control you only get with little snitch.

btw, why cant the app run in the background? i can only minimize it, having it appear twice in my dock. id prefer a menubar option.
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Apr 12 2016
1.0.3
5.0
Apr 12 2016
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Inordinately easy to use and install. Extremely intuitive interface and it works flawlessly. At $9 its a bargain especially when you look at programs like Little Snitch. I did not need all the extras that Little Snitch offers and did not want to pay nearly $36.
I-Love-Techno
I-Love-Techno
Oct 4 2015
1.0.3
0.0
Oct 4 2015
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
it seems this will only block applications not plug-ins it seems
ar-somers8
ar-somers8
Mar 19 2015
1.0.3
5.0
Mar 19 2015
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
A must have app. This is incredibly simple to use, works perfectly and is definately worth the $9.
Wts
Wts
Nov 28 2014
1.0.3
5.0
Nov 28 2014
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Incredible!! Very simple to setup/use and it stays active in the background.
Xenophile
Xenophile
Jun 29 2014
1.0.0
4.5
Jun 29 2014
4.5
Version: 1.0.0
Nice little app! It seems to work fine under Mavericks (10.9.3). I use this when determining whether a system requires an outgoing firewall app like TCPBlock or Little Snitch. It's no match for the slick interface and data monitoring power of Little Snitch's network monitor, but I don't expect it to be for free. The other side of the coin in this comparison is that Private Eye has a lighter resource footprint and is easily removed from a system.
mos3nga
mos3nga
Sep 13 2013
1.0.3
5.0
Sep 13 2013
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Cheapest alternative that Simply Blocks Apps to accessing internet. You need only to add them to the Radio Silence list. If you're not sure what to block with the Radio Silence firewall, you can use a network monitor to see which applications are making connections from your Mac. Radio Silence has a network monitor called Private Eye. It's easy-to-use, and free of charge. Private Eye requires OS X Lion or later.
ShanilG
ShanilG
Feb 6 2013
1.0.3
4.5
Feb 6 2013
4.5
Version: 1.0.3
I have little snitch and radio silence and I personally prefer radio silence. Its simple, isnt intrusive and above all does what it says on the tin.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Sep 21 2012
1.0.0
0.0
Sep 21 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0.0
I just installed on OS X 10.7.3 and I guess it's working - can't tell, it's just a blank window. However, I can't monitor any apps or see a single connection. Maybe, as ronoho said, it's because I'm connected via a USB antenna.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Apr 25 2012
1.0.0
4.0
Apr 25 2012
4.0
Version: 1.0.0
PE stopped working so I deleted the app and the prefs, re-installed it and working again under Lion 7.3.
Wolfak
Wolfak
Nov 2 2011
1.0.0
0.5
Nov 2 2011
0.5
Version: 1.0.0
This would be a useful utility, but I had no chance to get it running with LION (10.7.2). The hint (FAQ) to install it once again could not help.
ronoho
ronoho
Oct 10 2011
1.0.0
0.5
Oct 10 2011
0.5
Version: 1.0.0
Looks nice, but does not work with Wireless connections. Unable to set preferences, unable to select network adapter. Filtering of output would be very nice for a future release.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Sep 7 2011
1.0.2
0.0
Sep 7 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
There appear to be significant differences between Radio Silence and Little Snitch. With Radio Silence you choose the apps you don't want to phone home. This is fine if you are concerned about specific applications. Little Snitch, on the other hand, is far more granular, filtering all outbound traffic and asking you to set up a rule for each distinct instance. This can, indeed, be annoying. But it's far more thorough and, ultimately, provides a much higher level of monitoring and security. Which app is best for you depends, basically, on your level of paranoia. I've been using Little Snitch for years. While it can be annoying, it's important to realize that it's not Little Snitch that's causing the problem - its all the various apps and system functions that want or require internet access. The problem is inherent to the system. But if this is too much of a good thing for you, Radio Silence now offers an alternative, though it is less comprehensive. How effective either app is will depend on how you use it.
Homelymatt
Homelymatt
Aug 30 2011
1.01
0.0
Aug 30 2011
0.0
Version: 1.01
personally, I own both LittleSnitch and HandsOff...btw, the continuously popup/requests make me nuts...the weird thing is that not coming form apps that phone home, but from OS running his tasks... Considering that RadioSilence is made just for blocking suspicious apps to call "outside", I think is a nice app...and the price is good for me.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Aug 29 2011
1.01
0.0
Aug 29 2011
0.0
Version: 1.01
I wonder how Radio Silence compares to Little Snitch, which is over three times more expensive. Going by the looks of the above image alone, I suspect that Radio Silence may be considerably more simplistic/bare bones compared to Little Snitch. Of course, at this point, Little Snitch is a mature product, while Radio Silence isn't.
Fatcat
Fatcat
Aug 29 2011
1.01
0.0
Aug 29 2011
0.0
Version: 1.01
No trial period, no thanks...
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3.8
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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