Retina-X Studios has released SniperSpy Mac ( 8.0. Using the remote monitoring technology, parents and employers can now silently watch the entire screen of their child or employee’s Mac instantaneously from any location.

New features added into version 8.0 include Stealth Webcam and Microphone Recording to allow parents to hear and see the environment around their child’s Mac. Another feature added is the ability to restrict applications and websites with the ability to restrict during a specific time period. Historic screenshots can now be viewed in the slideshow mode. Email reports can now be sent instantly or upon a schedule the user creates.

The hybrid surveillance system also displays full activity logs of keystrokes, chat conversations and other activities. SniperSpy Mac runs in extreme stealth mode and no mentions of the program are shown within the computer. The software runs in the background behind all other applications. After the software is setup on a Mac, it silently records screenshots and activity logs and uploads them to a secure web site. The customer views activity by logging into the website from any web browser including all computers and smartphones.

Also included within SniperSpy Mac is activity logging. All activity of the monitored Mac is recorded and uploaded for later viewing, with screenshots. The logger records entire chat conversations, all keystrokes typed, all websites visited and more. All activities are viewable inside the secure online control using any web browser.

SniperSpy Mac requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. It costs US$59.97 for six months or $79.97 annually.