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Hostbuddy is the easiest way to manage and update the /etc/hosts file on your Mac. Add new entries and turn on and off existing ones with one click. It's perfect for switching between staging and production servers or just for testing out your new website before it goes live.

What it Does
  • Quickly add host entries without using the command line
  • Turn on/off host groups with one click
  • Won't overwrite your existing /etc/hosts file
  • Compatible with VirtualHostX
  • Automatically flushes your DNS cache

What's New in Hostbuddy

Version 2.2.3:
  • Hostbuddy now continuously saves your changes as you type. This should prevent a bug some customers were seeing where their recent changes weren't being applied if the "Apply Changes" button was clicked too quickly after typing
  • The app now warns you if you've forgotten to supply an email address when sending us feedback using the in-app feedback window. You're always

Requirements for Hostbuddy

  • OS X 10.11 or later
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Hostbuddy User Discussion

5 1
Current Version (2.x)
Downloads 861
Version Downloads 85
License Demo
Date 16 Apr 2019
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $24.00
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