USBleat is a utility which is both useful and fun. It has two main functions:
To alert the user when a USB device is connected or disconnected. In the basic version of USBleat these notifications are farmyard noises.
USBleat can also conveniently provide information about connected USB devices. The free version of USBleat will only provide information on one device at a time and it will forget a device as soon as it is disconnected (this means that it's information window will disappear when a device is disconnected).
A future version of USBleat, USBleat Pro can be configured by adding plugins - and these plugins allow virtually limitless notification options. The name of the device could be spoken, for example, or custom alert sounds recorded. Since 3rd parties can develop plugins for USBleat Pro, perhaps the notification will take a form that I haven't imagined. USBleat Pro can have as many USB information windows open at any time as you like - which is handy for comparing two devices side by side. In addition, you can set USBleat Pro to remember disconnected devices so that their information windows remain open even after a device is disconnected.
** Please Note ** USBleat requires Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or above for full functionality. If you're using Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) then you will find that some functionality is missing.
Updated for MacOS Big Sur and Apple's new high performance CPUs (Silicon). Updated with support for functionality that was originally reserved for the 'Pro' version (additional plugins and customisation)
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You HAVE to try this App
Every once in a while, a program comes along that defines a new genre of computing entertainment. USBleat is such a program and will change the way you think about USB peripheral connectivity forever. No longer is connecting a memory stick to your Mac a chore, now it is something you will look forward to.
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- Pascal Harris
- 9.8 MB
- Requires macOS 10.12 or later.
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