Net Nanny Compared to Apple Parental Controls

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard includes expanded parental controls, which allow parents to choose some limits regarding what their children can access while using their Macs. The following is a comparison of the two types of parental control systems, showing why Net Nanny is far superior to Apple's parental controls in Leopard.

Net NannyApple Parental Controls
Supported Operating SystemsMac OS X 10.4 or later! (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion) Only Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard (10.5 and later)
Minimum Processor RequirementPowerPC G3 or fasterPowerPC G4 (867 MHz) or faster
Configuration AssistantYes -
Profile PresetsYes -
Internet Access Time Controls for Each Day of the WeekYes -
Block Specific Protocols like Streaming Video or Peer-to-PeerYes -
Anti-Predator Mode in Chat SessionsYes -
Work with all Chat ClientsYes -
Filter Web Access For Specific CategoriesYes -
Regularly Updated FiltersYes -
Redirect to family-friendly Search EnginesYes -
Send Complete Logs to ParentYes -
Restrict Administrator AccountsYes -