What's New

Version 2.1.1

For Mac OS X 10.7+ only. Please don't upgrade while a block is running.

Improvements

  • Better security for updater

Version 2.1

For Mac OS X 10.7+ only. Please don't upgrade while a block is running.

Improvements

  • New icon (by Joseph Fusco)
  • Bug fixes

Version 2.0.2

For Mac OS X 10.7+ only. Please don't upgrade while a block is running.

Improvements

  • Fixes major issues with localized copies
  • Looks better on OS X Yosemite

Version 2.0

For Mac OS X 10.7+ only. Please don't upgrade while a block is running.

New Features

  • Supports Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) with a completely rewritten blocking engine
  • Use SelfControl in two new languages (Turkish and Brazilian Portugeuse)
  • New failsafes make sure the block is removed on time
  • Better experience for first-time users
  • Revamped Preferences window
  • Block pre-made lists of distracting websites
  • Automatically whitelists related websites
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Version 1.5.1

New Features

  • Fix crash
  • Add Italian translation (thanks to ilTofa)
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.5

New Features

  • Fix freeze/crash on 10.8
  • Improve blocking of Google/YouTube services
  • Blocks begin much faster
  • IPv6 blocking
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.4.4

New Features

  • Fix code signing for Gatekeeper compatibility

Version 1.4.3

New Features

  • Added warning when Google services are blocked
  • Fixed Swedish translation
  • Added help options for permablocks
  • Fix crash on 64-bit Leopard systems
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.4

New Features

  • Added code signing for 10.8 (Mountain Lion) compatibility
  • Added translations in Swedish, Spanish, German, and Japanese
  • Fixed crash on Leopard
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.3

New Features

  • Automatic checkup safety system to eliminate permablocks
  • UI refresh
  • User-settable block duration/intervals
  • Other minor improvements

Version 1.2.2

New Features

  • Automatic host file backups for safety
  • Various stability improvements

Version 1.2.1

New Features

  • Auto-whitelisting of local networks
  • Bug fixes: no more persistent crashing on 10.4

Version 1.2

New Features

  • SelfControl Configuration file format
  • Live blocklist additions
  • Whitelist blocking
  • Automatic cache cleaning
  • IP range blocking
  • Dock badges on Leopard
  • Lots of bug fixes

Version 1.1

New Features

  • 10.4 compatibility
  • Automatic updates
  • Port-wide block capability
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.0

  • SelfControl 1.0 is the first release of our app.Try it out!

SelfControl (org.eyebeam.selfcontrol) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is SelfControl 2.1.1. The most popular version of this application used by our users is SelfControl 1.0.

Operating System: Mac

Copyright: Free and open-source under the GPL.