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TG Pro is on sale, and you can save 75% this Cyber Monday.
Why this deal is ZDNET-recommended
There are a bunch of software utilities that are the first things that I'll install on a new Mac, and among those is Tunabelly Software's TG Pro. This utility is a one-stop shop for temperature monitoring, fan control, and diagnostics for all Macs.
Well, if you happened to pick up one of the new M2 and M3-powered Macs, then TG Pro now supports these new chips.
Doesn't macOS already do a good job of thermal control?
TG Pro runs unobtrusively in the background, consuming minimal CPU resources. It allows the user to access key information and controls using a dropdown menu from the menu bar, displaying fan speeds, temperature data, and quick fan control options.
TG Pro is, at the time of writing, on sale and available for $5 (usual price $20) for a personal license valid for three Macs.