Macs Fan Control Command Line

Available command line parameters for Macs Fan Control:

  • /minimized - start the program minimized in menu bar (system tray on Windows). Equivalent to the case when the option to start the program automatically is enabled.
  • /log - start the program with logging enabled. 'MacsFanControl.log' file is saved on Desktop (program folder on Windows)
  • /inpout32 - use alternative way to access SMC (Windows)
  • /skipcheck - do not check is the app is running on supported Apple hardware (Windows)

Example of using command line on macOS:

/Applications/Macs\ Fan\ Control.app/Contents/MacOS/MacsFanControl /minimized
Macs Fan Control User Guide

This topic is a part of Macs Fan Control Support Articles.

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