smcFanControl 2.0 Update: Now Compatible with All Intel Macs

The recently updated smcFanControl tool, which is available at no cost though contributions are welcomed, has been upgraded to version 2.0 under the GNU public license.

This latest iteration is compatible with all Intel-based Macs and offers enhanced functionality by allowing users to adjust their fan speeds while also keeping an eye on the system’s internal temperatures.

Unlike its predecessor, version 2.0 is integrated directly into the menu bar, offering a more seamless user experience.

It features customizable fan speed presets and can automatically adjust settings based on whether the Mac is using battery power or is plugged into an A/C outlet.

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