Impasse is a new Firewall front-end for Mac OS X.1 written with two design goals: ease of use and intelligence. To that end, Impasse has the following features:
- Accessibility. A firewall is a constant application that is more about the state of a computer rather than performing a task for a user. As such, it is a logical addition as a pane to the System Preferences application.
- Auto-detection. Impasse automatically detects what services you are running when you try to start your firewall. It then prompts you about differences in those services and the services allowed through your firewall.
- Easy Mode. For users who do not
Version 1.3 adds support for the iPod 1.2 software.
MacOS X 10.1 or later