Ip Man

A Mac menu bar app to easily copy/paste your IP address.

Ip Man is a simple Mac menu bar app displaying your public IP at any time. Easily and quickly copy/paste it by clicking it or by using the shortcut cmd+i.

Ip Man also provides you, with the same ease, your WLAN and ethernet addresses.

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Reviews

  • Irshad PICoder/Dreamer :)
    Pros: 

    It shows local ip too!!

    Cons: 

    None so far. Waiting for more features!

    I had a terminal shortcut command setup to quickly fetch the local lan address when I have to test a website hosted in the laptop on my phone. This tool makes it even easier without having to open terminal at all.

    Neat. Simple. Elegant.

    Irshad PI has used this product for one week.
  • Nicolò Benignihave ideas, do them
    Pros: 

    Great simple and super useful app

    Cons: 

    None

    Having to change often network and testing lot of sites hosted locally from smartphone is great to have always ready all the info about my local/public ip addresses.

    Nicolò Benigni has used this product for one week.

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Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
Hi PHunters 😺 I don’t count the number of times I check Google to get my IP address. I thought that instead of always 1) opening a browser 2) type “my ip” on Google 3) select a link 4) select my ip 5) copy/paste it, I could probably build a simple app for myself. Then I thought I could probably share it with you since I’m probably not the only one in this case. Ip Man is pretty simple: 🥋 click on the app icon 📳 it displays your public IP address plus your ethernet or wlan address depending on which one you’re connected with 🖱 you can copy them just by clicking or thanks to the shortcuts displayed on the menu Additional features I could implement: - launch at login - add local IP when connecting with USB iPhone - add MAC addresses - your ideas Feedback and suggestions welcome! PS: Thanks again @dimitribosch for the name idea ;)
Stephen Inoue@stepheninoue · Thinking, Making, Creating
@dimitribosch @marie_dm_ practical and useful. Any thoughts into a paid feature of autocopying the IP addresses to the cloud and syncing the current IP address with a fixed external IP address/URL so that folks could get a psuedo fixed IP address - iPdame
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@stepheninoue Thanks Stephen! Unfortunately it's not something I'm planning to do. I think other services already do that. Do you ask because that's something you'd use?
Robin YoongPro@robinyoong
For the usage of that name alone, you deserve an upvote.
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@robinyoong ahah thank you 😄 Another idea was to call it "Ipfix" from the famous character Idéfix (Dogmatix in English) but that would only work in French. It basically means "Fixed IP". I think this was @marcantoinefon's idea 🐶
Manny Orduña@manny_orduna
@robinyoong Came here to say the exact same thing
Marc-Antoine@marcantoinefon · OMG i dont know
@robinyoong @marie_dm_ I STILL THINK IPFIX IS THE BEST NAME IN THE ENTIRE WORLD
Sam Ayres@sam_ayres · Web developer
Cool idea, if there is any room for improvement suggestions I think it'd be very useful to notify users if the IP address changes. Could do this through a notification or just change the colour of the mac menu icon.
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@sam_ayres Good idea! I'll look how I can implement this :)
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@sam_ayres A different state on the icon might be less annoying that a real notification, what do you think?
Sam Ayres@sam_ayres · Web developer
@marie_dm_ Notifications could potentially be annoying if (for some weird reason your IP resets a lot), I agree. The state change of the icon is more subtle but then the challenge would be giving the state some form of context so the user understand what it means. Although I guess the target audience of the app is very developer orientated so they'd probably be able to guess quite quickly what it means. Dealers choice!
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@sam_ayres I agree. Also a notification in the form of an alert doesn't stay on the screen and like you said your IP address is not supposed to change that often. Plus, you can configure this in your preferences.
Ayush Chandra@ayush_chandra · Research Intern & Tech Evangelist
Great job !! 😊 Would want for Windows 10?
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@ayush_chandra Thanks Ayush! 😃 For now I'm only a Swift developer but if a lot of people wanted it I could learn.
Graeme Fulton@graeme_fulton · Making Email Otter 🐭
great idea, v useful for development when my IP changes since I'm remote
Marie DenisMaker@marie_dm_ · 👩🏻‍💻 @women_make_ • 📖 @threader_app
@graeme_fulton Thanks Graeme, I'm glad you find it useful!