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HostsMan – Free Application That Lets You Manage Your Hosts File With Ease

O. James Samson - June 22, 2007

1115309760-1.jpgHere is a free tool that is actually worth a lot! HostsMan is a freeware application that lets you manage your Hosts file with ease.

With this application, you will enjoy online update of hosts file; and be able to enable/disable usage of hosts file. You will also be able to open Hosts file with one click; merge two hosts files; and use built-in hosts editor.

That’s not all HostsMan will help you prevent other programs of writing to the hosts; scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks; easily install newly downloaded hosts file; create encrypted backups of your hosts file; resolve host names; keep log of latest blocked sites; exclusion list and more.

HostsMan 3.0.42 is the latest new updated version and it has these latest changes:

  • Changed: GetVolumeInformation is now used to determine file system;
  • Fixed: HostsMan doesn’t save settings when configuration file does not exist;
  • Fixed: some settings are hidden when configuration file does not exist;
  • Fixed: behavior of HostsServer window on Vista;
  • Fixed: checking for Peter Lowe’s hosts update fails;
  • Fixed: minor bugs

If you are interested in this software, it’s free, check it out at  

This entry was posted on Friday, June 22nd, 2007 at 6:58 am and is filed under Browsers, Developer, Freeware, Information Management, Internet, Main, Programming, Security, Utilities, Windows. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.


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