PureSight Owl 2016

PureSight Owl
PureSight Owl
PureSight Owl

Product Overview

Category: Parental Control Software
Product Rank: #4 in Parental Controls for PC
Price: $39.90
Supported OS: Windows XP/Vista/7

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Monitoring & Recording

Filtering & Blocking

Reporting & Management

Help & Support

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The product comes with a monthly payment option.

It does not support Windows 8 OS.

The Verdict:

PureSight Owl offers all the necessary monitoring, control and filtering features for parents at an affordable price.

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Puresight Owl has all the necessary features for the complete protection of your child online. Puresight Owl has a foolproof procedure to monitor social activities, chats and applications. It also provides blocking facilities to block certain sites, networks, contacts, applications etc. The software triggers real-time alerts on potential Internet abuse, cyber bully and exposure to offensive and dangerous content. Reports are sent on daily, weekly and monthly basis depending on the user’s choice.

Puresight Owl’s parental control provides access to the subscriber from any part of the world. The user may opt to monitor multiple devices on his account. Instant Messaging services, social networking sites and email accounts setup on the target PC are monitored all the time. Detailed reports on the time spent over the Internet including the idle and active states are sent to the online account of the user.

In addition to above useful monitoring capabilities, the software also provides filtering and blocking services. Websites that spread violent, adult and unsafe content are blocked. Social networking sites that are bug prone or make children vulnerable for cyber-bullying and wrong exposure can also be blocked. The user also has filtering options to filter specific categorized sites from being accessed by the child. The software provides blocking controls for file sharing programs. Inappropriate contents on the Internet are very prominent and may make ways into sane sites as well. Puresight Owl provides measures to filter such content on the web.

The user can set the quota of Internet time for the children to regulate their online activities. Software is easy to install and simple to setup. The user accounts are tamper-proof with the secured password login procedure.

The product has a good support with telephone, live chat and email facilities. There are very useful FAQs, Installation videos, user guide and other useful resources available on the site.


Puresight Owl presents a very useful set of monitoring capabilities along with efficient filtering and blocking controls. The product comes with monthly payment option which makes it affordable. The only setback we have to mention about Puresight Owl is that it is not compatible with windows 8 yet. Overall, the product surely performs up to one’s expectations.

Features & Specifications:
Puresight Owl Supports the Following Set of Filtering Features:
  • Remote access from anywhere
  • Monitor multiple devices
  • Social network filtering
  • Websites filtering for adult content
  • Monitor instant messengers
  • Monitor time spent online
  • Detailed reports of web surfing
  • Inappropriate web content filtering
  • Hide or display Puresight PC icon displayed in the system tray
  • Encrypted reports and logs
Additional features
  • Simple setup and easy management
  • Set time limit for selected users
  • Password protected user accounts
Minimum System Requirements:
  • Windows XP Home SP3 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows XP Professional SP3 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows Vista (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32 & 64 bit)
  • 70 MB hard drive free disk space
  • Internet connection

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