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Fing Desktop for Mac

Fing Desktop for Mac

  -  153 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Fing Desktop 3.6.2 LATEST

  • Review by

    Daniel Leblanc

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.9 or later

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Fing Desktop for Mac is a powerful network management tool designed to provide users with deep insights into their network infrastructure. Developed by Fing Limited, this software is an extension of the popular Fing mobile app, offering enhanced capabilities for network monitoring, troubleshooting, and security.

Optimal for identifying high-end devices, restricting and managing Internet functionalities, conducting automated inspections, and employing advanced security measures.

Key Features
  • Network Discovery: It scans your network to identify all connected devices, providing detailed information such as device type, IP address, MAC address, vendor, and more.
  • Device Recognition: The software automatically recognizes devices based on their MAC addresses, allowing for easier device management and tracking.
  • Network Health Analysis: It analyzes network performance and identifies potential issues, such as bandwidth bottlenecks or connectivity issues.
  • Security Assessment: With built-in security tools, it helps users identify vulnerabilities in their network, such as open ports or outdated firmware.
  • Custom Alerts: Users can set up custom alerts for specific events, such as new device connections or changes in network status.
  • Remote Monitoring: It supports remote monitoring, allowing users to access and manage their network from anywhere.
  • Integration: The software integrates with other tools and platforms, such as Home Assistant and Domoticz, for enhanced automation and control.
  • User Management: It offers user management features, allowing administrators to control access to network resources.
Fing Desktop for macOS has assisted over 100 million users globally in addressing these inquiries:
  • Who is connected to my WiFi network?
  • How can I remove unauthorized users from my network?
  • Have I experienced a security breach?
  • Is my network adequately protected?
  • Are there concealed cameras in the bed and breakfast I'm residing in?
  • What's causing Netflix to buffer?
  • Am I receiving the internet speed promised by my provider?
User Interface

It boasts a clean and intuitive user interface, with a dashboard that provides a comprehensive overview of network activity. The interface is highly customizable, allowing users to arrange widgets and panels to suit their preferences.

Installation and Setup

Installing this software is a straightforward process. Users can download the installer from the official website or FileHorse and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Once installed, users can easily configure the software by following the setup wizard.

How to Use

Using this tool is simple and intuitive. After launching the software, users can initiate a network scan to discover connected devices. From there, they can explore detailed device information, analyze network performance, and identify security vulnerabilities. The software also offers various tools and features for advanced network management and troubleshooting.


Is Fing for Mac free to use?
It offers both free and premium paid versions. The free version includes basic network scanning and device discovery features, while the paid version offers additional functionality such as security assessments and remote monitoring.

Does Fing support mobile devices?
While the app is primarily designed for desktop use, the mobile app offers similar functionality for iOS and Android devices.

Can Fing Desktop identify devices on a wired network?
Yes, it can identify devices connected to both wired and wireless networks.

Is Fing Desktop suitable for home or enterprise networks?
The tool is suitable for both home and enterprise networks, offering scalable solutions for network management and security.

Does Fing Desktop require any special hardware?
No, the program does not require any special hardware. It can run on standard desktop or laptop computers with compatible operating systems.


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System Requirements
  • Operating System: macOS
  • Processor: 1 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 1 GB or more
  • Disk Space: 100 MB or more
  • Comprehensive network discovery and management features
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Total network control
  • Mobile and email notifications
  • Customizable alerts and notifications
  • Support for remote monitoring
  • Integration with third-party platforms and tools
  • Some advanced features are only available in the paid version
  • Steeper learning curve for novice users
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