SquidMan is a Mac OS X graphical installer and manager for the Squid proxy cache. It is designed to operate as a "personal" proxy server. When you run Squid on a MacOS X computer, it can:
- cache downloaded content, reducing network traffic and improving browsing performance on slow links
- act as a proxy server for other computers on your subnet
- restore the operation of many MacOS X system services that normally fail through authenticated proxy servers, such as Software Update
What is new in this release:
The only change between this and the previous version 3.0 is that the bundled version of Squid has been upgraded to 3.1.12. This version has been tested on Snow Leopard, Leopard and Tiger, on both Intel and PPC hardware.