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MacID Alternatives

MacID is described as 'Unlock your Mac with just your fingerprint, passcode, or wrist – without even unlocking your iOS device' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MacID for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The best alternative is USB Raptor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MacID are BLEUnlock, Near Lock, VSUsbLogon and Unlox.

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  • iPhone
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Unlock your Mac with just your fingerprint, passcode, or wrist – without even unlocking your iOS device.

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    USB Raptor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to USB Raptor 

    Lock and unlock your computer using USB flash drives as keys. USB Raptor can lock the system once a specific USB drive is removed from the computer and unlock when the drive is plugged in again to any USB port. The utility checks constantly the USB drives for the presence of a sp.

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    1.  PortableUSB Raptor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Lock file settings
    Lock options
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    BLEUnlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    14 alternatives to BLEUnlock 

    BLEUnlock is a small menu bar utility that locks and unlocks your Mac with your iPhone, Apple Watch, or any other Bluetooth Low Energy devices.

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    Near Lock

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    14 alternatives to Near Lock 

    Near Lock is an app that turns your iPhone into a personal key for your Mac. When you walk away from your Mac, it will be automaticallylocked. Once you approach your workplace again, Near Lock will unlock your Mac.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    Not compatible with MacOS Catalina. The developer promised an update, but never delivered.

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    VSUsbLogon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to VSUsbLogon 

    VSUsbLogon allows to login Windows in a secure way via USB device, replacing the password based Windows login. You don’t need to remember and type your Windows password (but your system is still password protected).

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Unlox

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    3 alternatives to Unlox 

    Unlox is a beautiful redesign of MacID - the original and best app for unlocking your Mac with your fingerprint, wrist, and now your face.

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    Rohos Logon Key

    • Mac
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to Rohos Logon Key 

    PC: Two-factor authentication solution that converts any USB drive or Bluetooth smart device into a security token for your computer and allows to access Windows in a secure way by this token, replacing the Windows login.

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    Tokenlock

    • Mac
    13 alternatives to Tokenlock 

    TokenLock - The ultimate Mac Locking App. Automatically Lock your computer using USB, Bluetooth (iPhone) Proximity or your Apple Remote, from the menu, by clicking the icon or using a Hotkey. Check out www.map-pin.com for demos and more info!

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    USB Lock

    • Mac
    11 alternatives to USB Lock 

    Lock and unlock your screen with a usb storage device. Screen turns black or displays selected image when locked and optional password text box appears when key pressed or mouse clicked. Use global hot key to lock the screen. Does not sleep or shutdown running applications. Leave.

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    Proximity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to Proximity 

    Proximity monitors the proximity of your mobile phone or other bluetooth device and executes custom AppleScripts when the device goes out of range or comes into range of your computer.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on March 22nd, 2014.

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    Bluetooth Unlock

    • Mac
    8 alternatives to Bluetooth Unlock 

    Lock and unlock your screen when an associated bluetooth device, like your phone, goes out and back into range.

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