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Introducing Simon 5!

Simon version 5 is now available. It is a massive update, introducing a much-requested feature: syncing the Simon data between multiple Macs, plus a Simon Status service, a Link Checker filter, improved Find filter, iMessage and Speak Error notifiers, a new app icon, and much more.

Important: please note that Simon 5 requires a minimum of macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and is a paid upgrade from Simon 4. Purchasers since September 1, 2020 automatically get a version 5 license (that also works in previous versions).

Read the Simon What's New page for details.


Hi David,

Do you know when the next version of Simon is due out.

Their are some feature requests that will be keen for us to use.

Also, do you plan on doing any improvements to the reporting? I am wondering if its possible to email reports to different people?

Also, have you been able to incorportate group's into the profile of each test?


David Sinclair's picture

Re: Udpate

I've been very busy on Profile, but plan to do a maintenance release of Simon in a week or two, to add Gatekeeper support, and one or two other tweaks.

I do have big plans for future versions, but don't have a schedule for them yet; Profile and Time Out 2 are more urgent. Simon is a mature and feature-rich app, so doesn't need frequent updates, though I do have lots of ideas for enhancements. And it remains my flagship product.

I don't currently have any plans for reporting changes, though certainly am willing to consider suggestions. For emailing reports, you could use email notifiers to send a link to the report when something interesting happens.

Groups is definitely something planned for a future version... but again, I can't say how soon.

Thanks for the feedback, and continued support.