Review: Track Web sites and pages for changes with SunFlower for Mac

Subscribe to and track your favorite Web sites with SunFlower for Mac.

Keeping track of the latest updates on all of your favorite Web sites can be a daunting task. Sunflower for Mac tries to simplify this for you. It is a free application that takes snapshots of specific Web pages over time and compares them to a registry of stored images to allow for easy tracking of any updates or changes that occur on these pages.

SunFlower for Mac is easy to install and set up. It offers many features that allow for customization of how the application takes and stores the snapshots it analyzes. A split pane window shows Web site subscriptions on the left, a timeline of snapshots at the top, and the current view of a selected Web site at the bottom. A useful grabber and zoom tool allows for resizing of the sections, which is rather helpful if you are tracking many sites at once. Users can manually set how many snapshots will be taken and the frequency, and control subscription statuses. There are also color options for text fields and a toolbar for filtering snapshots. The application will suspend a subscription for inactivity, which can be troublesome; but it is easily managed.

SunFlower for Mac offers a helpful subscription-based tool that is ideal for those who want to closely track multiple sites at one time.

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