RedHand

Licence: Shareware (5.00 USD)
Version 1.9.5 | Release Date: 2014-09-27 | Download

New features

  • Updated for OSX 10.9.5

Bug fixes

  • Excessive Bluetooth-related logging
  • Resolved a conflict between manual lock and lock on sleep (Thanks David!)
  • RedHand would prevent force-sleep (Cmd-Opt Eject)
  • Screensaver preferences would sometimes not be properly read on Mavericks
Version 1.9.4 | Release Date: 2014-04-19 | Download

Fix:

  • Improved stability
Version 1.9.3 | Release Date: 2013-03-02 | Download

Bug fix

  • Some preferences options could not be modified (introduced in 1.9.2)
Version 1.9.1 | Release Date: 2012-07-28 | Download

New features

  • Ready for Mountain Lion / Gatekeeper
  • Stability fixes

Bug fixes

  • Rare error where RH would seemingly ignore keyboard input
Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2012-01-16 | Download

New features

  • When locking via idle timer is enabled, RH will check against a (configurable) list of applications before locking the computer. If the frontmost application is listed RH won't lock your Mac. (#N1MGPE77BM)

Bug fixes

  • Lion: Dismissing the log window would stall the application for a period of time
  • Restored PPC support
Version 1.7 | Release Date: 2011-11-29 | Download

New features

  • Added configuration option to lock when a Bluetooth device cannot be discovered for a certain amount of time (#2JZV47DNLY); Previous versions locked as soon as the device could not be discovered.
  • Added configuration option to use a Bluetooth device for unlocking only (#WE25U43RX4)
  • Passwords of invalid login attempts are not displayed by default. Instead the log window features a check box to reveal passwords. (#4SYAPG1N3Z)

Bug fixes

  • Always restore focus after unlocking/closing about panel (#J781L844SX)
Version 1.6.2 | Release Date: 2010-11-02 | Download

New features

  • Added a button to clear the log
  • Added auto-unlock when computer has been sleeping for less than n minutes (#PP9MH5TVXH)

Bug fixes

  • Sometimes terminating RH would result in the application becoming unresponsive
  • Prevent lock out if "Require password" is enabled in OSX Security preferences and RedHand (#ED9AZ2D9EA, #XL68PTH6SV, #RQU9D5GPZP and #YDVGM2THM2)
  • Fixed issues with locking/unlocking via Bluetooth (#L6HTVZTHBT, #D2UWPLQSXQ, #1P5QRZ5UWE, #R248EQEV5A)
Version 1.6.1 | Release Date: 2010-09-30 | Download

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problems with enabling/disabling the Dock icon
Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2010-09-09 | Download

New features

  • Implemented locking/unlocking via a configureable Bluetooth device depending on its distance from the computer
  • added preference option to ignore first key stroke when unlocking while screen is dimmed

Bug fixes

  • sometimes executing scripts could not be enabled
Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2010-08-16 | Download

Bug fixes

  • RH would not accept input when locking the screen while a screen saver was active
  • Accept keypad enter key to enter passwords
Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2010-08-12 | Download

New features

  • added screensaver mode (auto lock after n minutes of inactivity)
  • added auto lock on system sleep
Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2010-07-30 | Download

New features

  • All components are 64bit now
  • Scripts, executables or AppleScripts may be executed whenever a certain event is encountered
  • A preview is now displayed, when the mouse cursor is above a thumb nail in the log window
  • Modified preferences/architecture to allow for future extensions

Bug fixes

  • fixed memory leaks
Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2009-11-11 | Download

Bug fixes

  • RedHand could simply be quit (Cmd-Q) while locked. (D'oh!)
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2009-11-09 | Download

New Features:
- switched to 32/64bit universal binary
- added preferences options 'Show log only after unsuccessful login', 'Enable fading'.
- photo on lock and photo on unlock are configurable
- added option to disable two-seconds-delay when locking screen
- added refresh button for list of video devices

Bug Fixes:
- video device was sometimes not correctly released, which led to conflicts w/ other applications which would use it

Miscellaneous:
- replaced NDHotKetComponend by ShortcutRecorder/SGHotKey

Version 1.2.1 | Release Date: 2009-06-23 | Download

What’s new:
- Log window may be closed by the same action that opened it

Bugfixes:
- RedHand would sometimes crash when a hot key has been cleared

Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2009-06-22 | Download

What’s new:
- made screen dimming configureable: black screen w/ lock symbol, black screen or display sleep)

Bugfixes:
- if no hotkey has been defined for screen locking and the screen has been locked via menu or dock, screen locking could be triggered by pressing the ‘a’ key

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2009-06-12 | Download

Changes:
- hotkey for log panel
- hotkeys may be cleared
- preference option to show log window when screen is unlocked

Fixes:
- thumbnails don’t open in Preview.app
- doesn’t work when installed system-wide
- ‘Input timeout’ and ‘Dim screen’ can be set to 0, which makes it impossible to enter a password

Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2009-06-11 | Download
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