CNET Editors' review
Aobo Keylogger Standard for MacOS is a keylogger and spyware package. Upgrading from the free download to a licensed version will set you back $79.95 (discounts for multiple licenses). Aobo Keylogger Standard is available from several download sites but not the App Store.
The main features of Aobo Keylogger Standard are its ability to record every keystroke, Web site, and application executed on the Mac. As a keylogger it can record everything that is typed, including chat conversations, and it can record every URL visited. A automated screen capture utility can grab a screen image at a predetermined interval. All this captured content is stored and can be e-mailed or sent by FTP to another address or system. Aobo Keylogger Standard runs in stealth mode, and is very hard to detect when running. It lets you record practically every action taken on a target machine. The viewing interface is simple to use and lets you step through the logs.
While it is pitched toward protecting your children on their computers, Aobo Keylogger Standard is a standard spyware package that can record everything going on and let you see those actions from another machine. Judgments of spyware monitoring aside, Aobo Keylogger Standard worked well in our tests, and let us observe actions on the test machine from another machine in the office at set intervals. We had no problems installing or monitoring Aobo Keylogger Standard.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Aobo Keylogger Mac Standard for Mac 3.9.01.Aobo Keylogger mac Standard - Record keystrokes, log visited websites, take screenshots and send by email/FTP - Download Video Previews:
From Aobo Software:
Aobo Keylogger for Mac is a stealthy and undetectable surveillance tool for keystroke logging, web history tracking, IM chat logging and screenshot capturing. Apart from that, it is also an invisible Mac OS X keylogger with email and FTP support.
Aobo Keylogger for Mac Standard records all the typed keystrokes except passwords. It tracks web history in Safari, Firefox and Chrome as well. Meanwhile, it supports IM chat logging, so that the both-side chat conversations and contacts in Skype, AIM, MSN, iChat and Adium will be clearly recorded. What's more, it takes high-quality desktop screenshots and offer you a clear image about what has been done on your Mac.
Some additional features include sending log emails to you, uploading logs via FTP, tracking the IP address of target Mac, password protection and hot key customization. However, Aobo Mac OS X Keylogger standard edition is still very easy to install and use, even for novices.
Do you know how your Macbook /iMac / PowerPC has been used while you are away? Do you know what your kids are doing online, are they chatting with bad guys, visiting inappropriate websites? Are your employees working or playing with the company mac machines. Do you want to spy on another guy to discover the truth? With Aobo Mac OS X Keylogger, you can get it done easily. You can take the free trial to get an overview of the keylogger and if you want to records passwords, please get the Professional edition from keylogger mac website.
What's new in this version:
- Improved Mountain Lion OS X10.8 support
- Improved Keystrokes Log format
- Improved multi-language support in Pro edition
- Fixed some minor bugs
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All versions:3.2 stars
out of 41 votes
Current version:4.0 stars
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Version: Aobo Keylogger Mac Standard 3.9.0
Just installed and tested Aobo on Mountain Lion. Light, easy to setup and work amazingly well with Mac OS X10.8. Fast of loading logs to email. Spot on recommend!
The keylogger stopped sending emails when there was a big log attachment, the problem was solved finally whatever. It's a little expensive for the Pro edition.
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