TPFanControl is described as 'Solution to the cooling fan noise annoyances Thinkpad T4x (T40/T41/T42/T43) notebook series. Allows the user to control fan activity based on the system temperature'. There are six alternatives to TPFanControl for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is SpeedFan, which is free. Other great apps like TPFanControl are fancontrol (Free, Open Source), thinkfan (Free, Open Source), FanCtrl (Free, Open Source) and Coolbook (Freemium).
- SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers and controls the fans if possible. View 42 alternatives to SpeedFan
The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Proprietary
- CoolBook is a tool for the MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers. It lets you monitor the frequency, voltage and temperature of the CoreDuo / Core2Duo CPU. View 21 alternatives to Coolbook
CoolBook does not work with OS X 10.7 Lion or later. i3/i5/i7 CPUs are not supported. Latest release from 2011-02-24. See http://www.coolbook.se/CoolBook.html
- Freemium • Proprietary