14 September 2016
With macOS Sierra releasing soon we are pleased to let everyone know that the current version of HDD Fan Control is fully compatible and ready to go.
21 September 2015
With the imminent release of OS X El Capitan we are pleased to let everyone know that the current version of HDD Fan Control is fully compatible and ready to go.
10 June 2014
We have updated HDD Fan Control to be fully compatible with OS X Yosemite, you can download the latest version from the link below.
20 July 2012
HDD Fan Control 2.4 is out! This update is signed with our Developer ID for Mountain Lion Gatekeeper compatibility and includes a few tweaks to the fan control algorithm. It also fixes a warning logged to the console with version 2.2 in Lion after the 10.7.4 update.
An update on how things are going with HDD Fan Control for Windows:
We are still working on a version for Windows, as we are aware many of you are keen to get this. Due to other work it has been delayed somewhat. As soon as we have a version we feel is ready for Beta release we will inform all those who have kindly expressed an interest for testing it. We thank you for your understanding and patience.
06 September 2011
Version 2.2 of HDD Fan Control has been released.
Features include extra fan control for SSD’s that do not provide temperature data over S.M.A.R.T, allowing any HDD or SSD to be protected from overheating whilst keeping the fan quiet.
Version 2.2 also improves the default settings, as after extensive testing we have optimized the settings for most users.
28 August 2011
If your iMac’s fan is running at full speed around 5600rpm and making a lot of noise after you replaced the HDD with another hard drive or SSD, HDD Fan Control will control your iMac’s Fan.
HDD Fan Control 2.1 now adds many new features and improves upon our control algorithm and support for all HDD’s and SSD’s.
With 2.1 we also now support automatic updates so you are always running the latest and greatest version.
But most exciting to all new users is the availability of a 1 hour demo so you can make sure HDD Fan Control performs as you hope on your system setup.
28 August 2011
iMac Fan noisy in Windows still?
Well we are very excited to announce that we are working on a version of iMac HDD Fan Control for Windows.
This will be a free version for people who buy the Mac software.
It is currently in early development but is looking promising, we will need beta testers at some point so if you are a Mac version user and wish to get a beta version please contact us.
28 August 2011
Did you know HDD fan control works just as well with SSD’s?
Although it is true SSDs do not need as much thermal protection as hard drives, controlling your iMac’s Fan to stop it running at full speed and still provide protection to your drive is a good idea.
HDD Fan Control now supports all SSDs.
10 June 2011
With the iMac Hard Drive Replacement Fan Noise Issue still remaining in the new 2011 iMacs and effecting models since late 2009, many people are replacing their hard drives or upgrading to SSD’s and some people are even upgrading to 3 SSD’s in the new 2011 models.
HDD Fan Control is the best solution to the Fan Speed/Noise issue. As such the demand for HDD Fan Control has never been stronger, so we felt it time to implement all the great features requested by its users and completely rewrite the code for improved control and to handle multiple drives and SSD’s.
We have also included a Status Bar HDD Fan Control Monitoring Application to allow users to view their drive’s temperature as reported by S.M.A.R.T and the fans current speed.
Here is a run down of this versions main new features.
19 May 2011
Macworld have a lab report documenting the steps to replace the HDD in a 2011 iMac, its an interesting read and they also use HDD Fan Control after replacing the drive, you can see the article here Difficulties abound when upgrading a 2011 iMac’s hard drive
17 May 2011
In a rather long blog entry OWC chief talks about HDDFanControl being the most viable option for controlling the fan after replacing your iMacs Hard Disk Drive. Thanks OWC. The blog entry can be read here Further Explained: Apple’s iMac 2011 Model Hard Drive ‘Restrictions’
17 May 2011
The great blog TUAW has published an entry about HDD Fan Control and it solving the issue of replacing the hard drive in an iMac, the article can be read here HDD Fan Control software addresses iMac hard drive replacement issue
16 May 2011
A post on Cult Of Mac reporting on the hard drive replacement fan issue in the latest iMacs shouts out HDD Fan Control as a solution, read the article here 2011 iMacs Make It Impossible For You To Upgrade Your Own Main Hard Drive
14 May 2011
Version 1.3 lets HDD Fan Control be used with SSD’s that do not provide S.M.A.R.T temperature data.
13 May 2011
We have launched a new website due to the growing popularity and use of HDD Fan Control for people wanting to install hard drives and SSD’s in their iMacs, or those that have already done and experienced the loud fan noise.