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MarcoPolo is described as 'brings context-aware computing to your portable Mac computer. It allows your computer to determine its context through gathering evidence from your environment (evidence sources), using flexible rule-based fuzzy matching to make an educated guess (rules), and then' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are eight alternatives to MarcoPolo for Mac and Windows. The best alternative is ControlPlane, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MarcoPolo are Quick Config, Smart IP Profiler, Sidekick and Remount.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

MarcoPolo brings context-aware computing to your portable Mac computer. It allows your computer to determine its context...

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    ControlPlane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    18 alternatives to ControlPlane 

    ControlPlane, a fork of MarcoPolo , brings context-sensitive awareness to OS X. With ControlPlane you can intelligently reconfigure your Mac or perform any number of actions based on input from a wide array of evidence sources including but...

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    Discontinued

    crashes out on the latest MacOS and no longer actively maintainedSee https://www.controlplaneapp.com/2017/11/the-state-of-controlplane/

    General preferences
  2. Quick Config icon

    Quick Config

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    18 alternatives to Quick Config 

    Profile configuration tool for XP and Vista for users, who travel with netbooks from one location to another. Dont waste your time changing network, system, Proxy for the web browser - settings every time you change your location.

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    1.  PortableQuick Config can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    Last version was released about 2010 according to About window. Some links on program web site are 404.

    main application window
    current configuration


  3. Smart IP Profiler icon

    Smart IP Profiler

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to Smart IP Profiler 

    Smart IP Profiler is a FREE lightweight application that makes it easy and intuitive to manage your TCP/IP settings. Smart IP Profiler let’s you create custom profiles with individual TCP/IP settings for all your TCP/IP based network adapters.

     Smart IP Profiler has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    Download links on Official Website are broken.

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    Sidekick

    • Mac
    2 alternatives to Sidekick 

    Sidekick is an application that automatically updates your laptop settings based on where you are. Just install the app, configure the places that you frequent, (home, work, a coffee shop, etc.) and never fuss with your settings again!

     Sidekick has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.8, released in August 2015, can be still bought from the official website.

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    Remount

    • Mac
    3 alternatives to Remount 

    Automatically connect to a network drive on Mac Os X start up and login.

    Remount remembers your network drives and mount them at login. Remount recognizes different network services and differents between WiFi-Networks.

    Multiple Services Remount recognizes your network shares.

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    Main window


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    Net Profile Switch

    • Windows
    14 alternatives to Net Profile Switch 

    Net Profile Switch is a network configuration switcher for notebook users:29.95$. It switches between network settings (profiles) on the fly, keeping notebook users from having to reconfigure their network settings every time (browser settings, printer settings etc).

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    Discontinued

    Discontinued notice on the listed homepage;"Network Switcher has been discontinued and is no longer sold by Jitbit Software. Please return to our homepage"

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    Mobile Net Switch

    • Windows
    14 alternatives to Mobile Net Switch 

    Mobile Net Switch allows you to automatically switch network related settings on the fly based on location profiles. With the click of a single button you can set Drive mappings, Internet connection settings, Printer settings, IP settings, Wi-Fi settings and much more!

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    The Main program page; allows you to set Account Information, Drive Mapping and the Proxy Server  (Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome) for each profile
  8. Home and Away

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    3 alternatives to Home and Away 

    If you take your laptop back and forth to work (or anywhere else), you may find that, depending where you are, you want certain volumes to mount and certain applications to launch. Home and Away can automate this task for you by allowing you to set up different networks.

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    Discontinued

    Website and app unavailable.

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