COM Port Monitor
for Mac


During establishing the serial connection on Mac OS, you might face such troubles as an absence of physical COM port and handy software. To exclude these issues, you need to have a USB-to-serial connector and any of the following utilities.

We made a shortlist of some Mac serial port monitors. Here are options for Mac users:

CoolTerm


CoolTerm is designed to facilitate data exchange between your computer and serially connected hardware devices

CoolTerm

Pros:


  • it supports multiple simultaneous connections and can send and receive data in HEX or ASCII;
  • it is highly configurable and lets you log received data to text files so they can be analyzed at a later time.

CoolTerm is a free software tool that runs on OS X 10.9 and later.

Serial


This aptly named application for the macOS brings a full-featured serial terminal to your Mac or MacBook. It was developed specifically for the Mac and is not a port of a Windows program. It’s a great tool for system administrators working on a Mac.

Serial

Pros:


  • the app provides terminal emulation, break support, and the ability to conduct file transfers;
  • it can work directly with your serially-connected devices and lets you rename them if you so desire;
  • free demo for 7 days.

You can try it for free or buy the program for $29.99

We hope you have found our review of COM port monitoring utilities for Mac OS helpful in selecting the application that suits your needs.

Serial Port Monitor

Requirements: Windows (32-bit and 64-bit): XP/2003/2008/Vista/7/8/10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016 , 9.16MB size
Version 7.0.342 (13th Jan, 2018) Release notes
Category: Communication Application