How to install and configure Kidlogger software for Mac

  • Open System Settings, Security & Privacy, press General button. In the list Allow applications downloaded from select Anywhere.
  • Download kidlogger.zip file from site Kidlogger.net.
  • Open the package with Zip archiver.
  • Choose a suitable version for your Mac OS.
  • Move the application Kidlogger.app into the Applications folder 
  • Launch Kidlogger application, click Options
  • On tab users select user profiles to monitor. Note: If you select all user accounts, Kidlogger Agent will accumulate all the gathered information in one device. 
  • You can change the log files folder, but we advise you to leave it by default to avoid the disorder.
  • On tabs general and screen capture you can precise, what do you want to record: screenshots, text, or both.
  • Press Start button in main window of the application.
To record the keystrokes:
  • Open System Preferences, Security and privacy, Privacy, Accessibility. Unlock the settings and check KidLogger application on.
  • Register your free web account on kidlogger.net.
  • Launch Kidlogger monitoring application on target computer.
  • Open the settings(Options), tab Kidlogger.net
  • In device ID field insert e-mail address, you used for registration.
  • Click Connect to account, The server will create a new virtual device and its ID will be written in ID field. Do not rename device ID.
  • Note: if you have reached the maximal number of connected devices, the server will show you an error message. Delete the empty virtual device from your dashboard and try again.

  • If you want to connect your computer to existing virtual device of your account, insert its device id, into the same-named field.


  • Exit in main window of Kidlogger application and restart it.
  • Now restart please your MAC.
  • Launch Finder application, find Kidlogger in the list of installed applications. Make a right-click on its icon, select Show package contents. open Contents folder, Resources, select Logs folder. Make a right-click on it and select Get Info. Expand the group Sharing & Permissions, clicking on the triangle. Install the privilege Read & Write for all the users.
  • It is not so simple as usual. If on your computer more than one user account, the local settings of KidLogger application may remain after the uninstalling and mess up the new installation. Uninstall please the current version of KidLogger application from your MAC computer. To remove the local settings of KidLogger on other user accounts, login as another user, launch Finder, open your hard drive, Users, User folder. Menu Go, go to folder..., write "Library", Go, Application support, delete 'KidLogger' folder from here. After this you can download and install the new version of KidLogger(or KidLogger PRO) application from our site.
  • Uninstall Kidlogger application. Download it please again from the server. Move the Kidlogger.app folder somewhere in a folder with common access. Do not forget where. Launch it from there by double clicking. Configure all the features and click Start button. Although, a user can find it in Activity monitor.

or

  • Install Kidlogger PRO application for MAC instead of simple Kidlogger. This PRO application is accessible for Standard and PRO users on Downloads page.
  • Launch Kidlogger application, click on View button. A current journal file will be opened in Web-browser. If you know how to view the source code, you will be able to view when and how long was used any application.
  • Click Open folder link. A folder with log files and screenshots will appear. Pay attention on name of screenshot: it shows the date and time when it was taken.
  • if agent is installed for one user, open Terminal and paste following commands:

launchctl unload ~/Library/LaunchAgents/net.kidlogger.plist

sudo rm -f ~/Library/LaunchAgents/net.kidlogger.plist

  • if agent is install for all users, open Terminal and paste following commands:

launchctl unload /Library/LaunchAgents/net.kidlogger.plist

sudo rm -f /Library/LaunchAgents/net.kidlogger.plist

  • stop KidLogger service in Activity Monitor;
  • remove kidlogger.app from Applications(Right click -> Move to trash)

Troubloshooting for Kidlogger for MAC