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Old Nov 26, 2008, 01:34 AM   #1
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Will Little Snitch Slow down my computer?

Hey, I just got Little Snitch and was wondering if it would slow down my computer and/or internet speed since it constantly monitors what's going on. =)
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Old Nov 26, 2008, 02:07 AM   #2
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i've used littlesnitch for at lease 12 months, and never really noticed a speed decrease. (and certainly no more than any other software based firewall that i've tried.)
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Old Nov 26, 2008, 06:41 AM   #3
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i've used littlesnitch for at lease 12 months, and never really noticed a speed decrease. (and certainly no more than any other software based firewall that i've tried.)
Same here. I don't notice it at all on my Mac Mini.
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Old Nov 26, 2008, 07:16 AM   #4
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It doesn't slow down your internet, but if you don't buy the full version the pop up message saying the 3 hour trial period has expired gets a bit annoying.
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Old Nov 26, 2008, 09:27 AM   #5
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Have used it for almost one year and noticed no issue about performance or decrease in Internet speed. It seems to be the other way round, since it avoids useless connections.

It sucks a bit in the beginning, when you need to create rules for every application willing to establish a connection, but that's not a big deal.

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