Net Nanny® for Mac

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Is your child protected online?

Pornography, cyber bullies, and online predators make the Internet a dangerous place for kids. Protect your family with the highest-rated parent controls solution of all time! Net Nanny is the best child protection software on the market.

Net Nanny for Mac OS X brings award-winning parental controls solution to Apple desktop operating systems. With Net Nanny, you can have complete control over your family's online experience with award-winning Internet filtering software.  

Net Nanny lets you block pornography before it's viewed on websites.  Net Nanny can monitor social media for potentially dangerous encounters and cyberbullying and alert you to possible dangerous chats or instant messages.  Net Nanny allows you to set time controls to limit web browsing to specific days and times, and to set individual user profiles for each member of the household, and much more.

There are two versions of Net Nanny for Mac: Net Nanny 3.0 (released Dec. 2013) and Net Nanny 2.0 (released in 2008).

Net Nanny for Mac - Features Net Nanny 2.0 Net Nanny 3.0
Filter Web Pages by Category in Real-Time x x
Filter Secure (https:) Web Pages in Real-Time   x
Create Custom Web Filtering Categories   x
Safe Search - Enforced on all major Search Engines x x
Individual whitelist/blacklist filtering x x
Family-level whitelist/blacklist filtering   x
Profanity Masking   x
Time Controls - Scheduling x x
Monitors Social Media   7 networks*
Monitor/Block IM/Chat x  
Custom User Profiles   x
Send Alerts by Email x x
Web Portal/Dashboard x x
Web Portal manages Win, Mac, Android devices   x
Reports x x
Mac OSX 10.7 and higher x x

*For a limited time, Net Nanny 3.0 for Mac customers get a free license of Net Nanny Social. Net Nanny Social lets parents monitor a teen’s photos, friends, and comments on Facebook®, Instagram®, Twitter®, Pinterest®, Tumblr®, Google+® and LinkedIn® — whether accessed on from a smartphone, PC, or tablet. The retail price of Net Nanny Social is $19.99 (USD).

What's new in Net Nanny 3.0 for Mac?

  • Improved! Accuracy and performance when filtering web content
  • New! Filters web content on https (secure) websites
  • New! Masks profanity or vulgar words on websites
  • New! Enforces Google® SafeSearch and other search engines with a safe search mode
  • New! Provides alerts and reports of a child’s online activities
  • New! Monitors a teen’s friends, pictures, and comments on seven social networks*
  • New! Provides a web-based console to manage settings, view reports, and review activities for all devices in the family--whether Mac®, Android® or Microsoft® Windows®.
  • Provides controls to limit time spent online by child

One-Stop Administration: Users of Net Nanny 3.0 for Macand existing users of Net Nanny for Android and Net Nanny 7 for Windows can now manage all Net Nanny settings on Mac, Windows, and Android devices for everyone in a family with one web-based console.  Three versions of Net Nanny have been integrated to make things simple for busy parents.

Click here  to download a free 14-day trial of Net Nanny® for Mac.

System Requirements

* 64-bit only

Pricing and Upgrading

The retail price of Net Nanny 3.0 for Mac is $39.99 (USD) for an annual subscription.  Existing users with a current Net Nanny 2.0 for Mac subscription can upgrade for free to Net Nanny 3.0 for Mac.

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