Climate

Developer: Joe Workman

Current Version: 1.3.0

Last Updated: 2 years ago

Download Size: 4.1 MB - Download

Description:

NEST INTERFACE UPDATE: Nest updated their interface for the one that you see in the screenshots. Climate supports resizing of its window so that you can adjust the window to better fit the new interface. I plan on getting an update released soon to fix some other compatibility issues (such as temp in the menu bar and some notifications) that occurred with the Nest update. Thanks for using Climate!

NOTICE: Temps in menu bar and notifications on temp changes is currently not functional. This was broken with the last Nest update. I will work on getting an update out as soon as I can.

Climate provides quick and easy access to manage your Nest® thermostat directly the menu bar on your Mac. You no longer need to walk to your Nest in order to change temperature or settings.

Display your temperature settings directly in the menu bar. This allows you to quickly glance and verify that your thermostat is setup just as you like it.

Receive notifications straight to your desktop when your Nest® temperature has changed, has been set to Away and other important events.

Have you ever been home and wished that you could temporarily stop your Nests from getting set to Away? You can allow Climate to ensure that your Nest never enters away mode for up to 8 hours. Then you never need to worry about unwanted changes in temperature when your Nest thinks you are not home when you actually are.


**Configuring Notifications** I am working on preferences to control the notifications. Until that update, you can tweak how the notifications are displayed inside your Notifications System Preference pane.

**Important** In order to use this application, you will need to own a Nest® thermostat and have access to your online account at home.nest.com.

Got questions or feedback? Give us a shout at joeworkman.net/support

Icon designed by KaL MichaeL

Nest® is a trademark of Nest Labs, Inc. Climate is not affiliated with or endorsed by Nest Labs, Inc.

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Release Notes:

I hope that you enjoy some of the great new features in this update. The resizable window and new "prevent away" feature are amazing additions to the app. I hope that you enjoy this update.

1. Dark Mode support for Yosemite users.
2. New default window size for better support on lower resolution displays.
3. Window is now resizable.
4. Updated Preferences pane control styles.
5. Nest Protect devices no longer will be displayed inside the devices table.
6. Nest Protect devices are no longer allowed to be shown in the menu bar.
7. New preference for enabling notifications on heat/cool state changes.
8. New Prevent Away menu action that will stop your Nest from entering away mode for 8 hours.
9. Once you have seen the Nest UI tutorial lightbox, you should no longer see it again.
10. Logout menu action works again.

Thank you all for your continued support and admiration for Climate. If you could leave a review for this version, it would be greatly appreciated.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.2.1
Review by paouelle

Notifications ... - For those who complain about the notifications … they can be disabled in the System preferences -> Notifications.

Found helpful by 4 out of 4 people
1/5
Version 0
Review by No Climate

Does not Work! - Installed Climate on my MacBook yesterday. It loaded initially but quit working at all within a few hours. I contacted Climate support and received a snarky reply that it wasn’t their problem, it was NEST. Whatever the case, the app does not work and “Support” doesn’t either. Why spend $5 for an app that simply takes up space on my dock? Terrible support, terrible functionality. DO NOT BUY THIS APP!

Found helpful by 7 out of 9 people

More Reviews for Current Version

3/5
Version 1.3.0
Review by Kevin of Hamel

Had been a good app - Nest updated their interface and Climate has not been changed. Every time I reboot, I have to resize the window. Additionally, there are some features that just don’t work because of the changes made by Nest. When writing to JoeWorkman, the response I received was poor which could be summarized as: it broked because of Nest so resize the window because we have bigger and better things to work on.

Found helpful by 8 out of 8 people
3/5
Version 1.3.0
Review by TBlaise

This needs to be updated - This used to work very well. However, when the nest software updated in mid June; the app no longer tells you the status of your thermostat on the menu bar, nor does it notify of any changes of status like it used to. Please update the app.

Found helpful by 6 out of 6 people
1/5
Version 1.3.0
Review by chrisped1234a

Are you kidding? - $4.99 for a an app that embeds the Nest website in a browser? Granted, paying $250 for the Nest it shouldn’t be a big deal, but this is a rip off.

Found helpful by 6 out of 8 people
2/5
Version 1.3.0
Review by Mgaw59

june update... - nice skin…but doesnt show temp etc on mac menu bar!!…please fix….

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
2/5
Version 1.3.0
Review by itunes_pilot

abandonware - Be warned - the developer is not updating this application to keep up with nest api changes. The image on this page that shows the temperature in the menubar is misleading. This feature no longer works.

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
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