How do I download fan control on my Mac?

How do I download fan control on my Mac?

How do I download fan control on my Mac?


  1. Download the Macs Fan application.
  2. Look in your Downloads folder with Finder and locate the Zip file.
  3. Double click on the Zip file and extract the app.
  4. Drag the Mac Fans Control app to the folder of your choice, such as applications.
  5. The app is now installed, and you can run it by clicking on the icon.

Is Macs fan control safe to download?

As long as you understand that fans are used to prevent the heat from damaging important components, it’s safe. This program has been around for a while and I’ve used it for years.

How do you adjust Mac fan speed manually with Macs fan control?

Here’s how to do that:

  1. Launch the Macs Fan Control and click the Custom button on the left side fan.
  2. Adjust the speed of the fans and press OK.
  3. Optionally, you can select Sensor-based value for both your fans and click OK.

What RPM should my Mac fan run at?

For those wondering, the minimum default fan speed is 1,000 rpm for the 15-inch MacBook Pro, 1,500rpm for its 13-inch counterpart, 2,000rpm for older MacBook Pros with Intel’s Core 2 Duo chip and 1,800rpm for the older Core 2 Duo MacBook models.

Should I get Mac fan control?

You can monitor temperature sensors and speeds of associated fans in RPM (revolutions per minute). All in all, if you need an extra level of control over your Mac’s cooling abilities or want to see how hot your Mac gets, Macs Fan Control might be the app you need.

How do I reset the SMC on my MacBook air?

How to reset the SMC on Mac notebooks:

  1. Choose Apple menu > Shut Down and wait for your Mac to shut down.
  2. Press Shift-Control-Option on the left side of the built-in keyboard, then press the power button at the same time.
  3. Release all keys.
  4. Press the power button again to turn on your Mac.

Does Mac need fan control?

There really is no need for third-party fan controls. The OS is already configured to increase fan speeds in response to higher operating temperatures.