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The computer's cooling fan typically operates on default presets, but for those who want to customize, Fan Control for Mac is an easy-to-use application that adds the ability to control fan operation from the user's preferences menu.

The free application has no restrictions. Download completed quickly, but the program's installed location was difficult to find. The program, itself, is easy to use and installs an extra option on the computer's overall preferences menu. Once this is selected, an easy-to-read but dated menu appears. There are no user instructions, but they aren't really needed either. It also did not appear that technical support was available. The application allows modification of the fan's base speed, as well as the low and high threshold temperatures. The current presets are also easy to read for all user levels, although the usefulness of changing these values would only be high for advanced Mac owners. Changing the preferences did appear to impact when the fan started, however .

While functional, Fan Control for Mac's ability to modify fan presets would only appeal to a small number of users. For those in need of this tool, it's available at no cost.

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Full Specifications

Publisher Lobotomo Software
Publisher web site
Release Date October 27, 2007
Date Added October 27, 2007
Version 1.2
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Tweaks Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/10.5 Intel
Additional Requirements MacBook or MacBook Pro
Download Information
File Size 2.5MB
File Name Fan Control 1.2.dmg
Total Downloads 44,126
Downloads Last Week 59
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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