Alternatives to iStat for all platforms with any license

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  • Open Hardware Monitor icon

    Open Hardware Monitor

    The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer. The Open Hardware Monitor supports most hardware monitoring chips found on...

    Open Source Windows Linux Mono

  • SpeedFan icon

    SpeedFan

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers and controls the fans if possible.

    Free Windows

  • Core Temp icon

    Core Temp

    Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint program to monitor CPU temperature. The uniqueness of it is that it shows the temperature of each individual core in each processor in your system! You can see in real time how the...

    Free Windows

    • Warning Installer contains all kinds of malware, difficult to uninstall.
  • Activity Monitor icon

    Activity Monitor

    Activity Monitor displays information about all the processes running on your Mac, including CPU, disk, memory, and network usage. You can see exactly how your computer’s resources are being used via a searchable table, helpful...

    Free Mac

  • WinAudit icon

    WinAudit

    free inventory and pc audit software. PC audit and inventory of software, licenses, security configuration, hardware, network settings... Easy to use No setup Csv/html/pdf/xml E-mail Database export Command line Fully...

    Open Source Windows

  • Real Temp icon

    Real Temp

    Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors. Each core on these processors has a digital thermal sensor (DTS) that reports temperature data relative to...

    Free Windows

  • Atmonitor icon

    Atmonitor

    Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool atMonitor is the most advanced monitoring tool for Mac OS X that displays system activity in real-time. It is designed to allow quick assessment of computers state and it is powerful...

    Free Mac

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.7.1, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • XRG icon

    XRG

    XRG is an open source system monitor for Mac OS X. XRG allows you to monitor CPU activity, memory usage, battery status, machine temperature, network activity, disk I/O, current weather, and stock market data. The goal of XRG is to be...

    Open Source Mac

  • StatsBar icon

    StatsBar

    Easily Monitor Your Mac's System Stats. With StatsBar, you get a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the following areas of your Mac: 1. CPU Usage 2. Memory Usage 3. Disk Usage 4. Network & Bandwidth Usage 5....

    Commercial Mac

  • Fan Control icon

    Fan Control

    Some MacBook (Pro) are just to hot for daylong use. Fan Control adjusts the minimum fan speed depending on the current CPU temperature. For safety, it leaves the original automatic fan speed control intact.

    Open Source Mac

  • MiniUsage icon

    MiniUsage

    MiniUsage displays various data like CPU usage, amount of network flow, battery status and process names which uses much CPU time in a menubar. It takes little space and can display various data, so it's suitable for notebook. ...

    Free Mac

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    Opsview Atom

    Opsview Atom is ideal for personal use, SoHo setups, test or lab environments or just to get your hands dirty with all of Opsview's monitoring functionality!.

    Free Linux

  • BitBar icon

    BitBar

    The BitBar app lets you put the output from any script or program right in your Mac OS X menu bar. And it's completely free. An impressive number of plugins have already been contributed by a wide range of developers just like...

    Open Source Mac

  • DriveDx icon

    DriveDx

    DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T. status, but also analyzes the changes of all drive health indicators that...

    Commercial Mac

  • SSD-Z icon

    SSD-Z

    Using a database, it will show information about your SSD, such as the controller, processing tech, NAND type etc. Other useful information related to disk devices are also shown, such as S.M.A.R.T. status and partition layout. ...

    Free Windows

  • Compact Tray Meter icon

    Compact Tray Meter

    This compact utility displays real-time CPU, RAM and disk drives usage meters right on the taskbar notification area, or next to the system clock, that is always visible.

    Free Windows

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  • Nerdtool icon

    Nerdtool

    NerdTool is a GeekTool-like application that displays information directly on your desktop.

    Open Source Mac

  • SSD Fan Control icon

    SSD Fan Control

    Fixes fan noise issues with iMacs, Gives you full control, Easily configurable, Supports SMART temperature info, Totally free.

    Free Mac

  • ROCCAT Power-Grid icon

    ROCCAT Power-Grid

    ROCCAT Power-Grid is a new way to command that works with your smartphone. It’s free to get going – and it’s going to change the way you play.

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone

  • AMD Overdrive Utility icon

    AMD Overdrive Utility

    Personalize your experience with state-of-the-art real-time overclocking*. Used by world record setting overclockers across the globe, AMD OverDrive™ gives you unprecedented control over your processor, memory and chipset to push the...

    Free Windows

  • AMD System Monitor icon

    AMD System Monitor

    AMD System Monitor is a comprehensive application which displays all the information about your system AMD products (and Intel CPU). It generally provides the overall functionality of GPU and x86 workloads. It offers basic and...

    Free Windows

  • Cool Tool icon

    Cool Tool

    This utility allows you to monitor a various system info in "always on top" floating window (overlay mode). Available features: - CPU Usage meter - Free RAM meter - CPU Frequency indicator - 2g/3g/Wi-Fi Traffic meter -...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • ASUS EPU Six Engine icon

    ASUS EPU Six Engine

    EPU-6 Engine is a program for managing the power-saving profiles. A few preset profiles to choose from can be found and you can adjust the settings. You can select one of the three preset models for the CPU fan in the BIOS of Asus...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Remote Buddy icon

    Remote Buddy

    The most powerful remote control solution for the Mac®. Control more than 100 applications, virtual keyboard and mouse, presentations, media center software and important system settings right from your iPhone™, iPod® Touch...

    Commercial Mac

  • CheckMyMac icon

    CheckMyMac

    CheckMyMac monitors key components in your system and helps preventing and discovering major malfunctions before they happen. Features: Monitor system components Manage User Processes(new) Monitor User Processes Within...

    Commercial Mac

  • Informer icon

    Informer

    Informer provides key information about your IPhone/IPad device, including disk and network information, user environment, RAM and other details. The app shows basic device parameters, current system settings and even list of...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • remote linux monitor

    The Remote Linux Monitor's graphical user interface is similar to and inspired by Gnome's System Monitor. All connections are made using a secure shell and there is no agent software to install on the remote server. The Remote...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • iPulse icon

    iPulse

    Using its concise and appealing user interface, iPulse graphically displays the inner workings of OS X on your desktop, menu bar or Dock.

    Commercial Mac

  • SysMetrix icon

    SysMetrix

    SysMetrix is a skinnable clock and metering application. Its purpose is to provide system metrics in a variety of interesting, useful, and cool ways. It can monitor and report on the hundreds of statistics

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued No recent release activity and download on site leads to 404 page.
  • xScan icon

    xScan

    Professional System Monitoring Utility designed for Mac. xScan has been specifically designed to help you monitor the behavior and health of your Mac in a simple and straightforward manner. This is done in real time. No more...

    Commercial Mac

  • Translucent icon

    Translucent

    Translucent provides detailed real-time information about what is going on inside your Mac. At any given time Translucent displays how much each one of your processors is being utilized, detailed information about how your memory is...

    Commercial Mac

  • MagicanLite icon

    MagicanLite

    Magican Lite is a free system monitor utility. It could help users monitor CPU and memory usage, watch on download and upload speed and detect temperature of CPU and GPU from the tiny and flexible floating window. Besides just...

    Free Mac

    • Discontinued The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.0.0, released in April 2012, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.
  • Data Lifeguard Diagnostic icon

    Data Lifeguard Diagnostic

    This is a Windows version of the Data LifeGuard Diagnostics. It will test WD internal and external drives. In additional, it can provide you with the model and serial of WD drives attached to the system.

    Free Windows MS-DOS

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer available on the company website. Last version, 1.29, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

iStat Comments

Awesome app! Now $16...

Positive Comment by lefnire
about iStat and Atmonitor Oct 2011

atMonitor works just as well & free. Dunno why iStat Menu price kept rising, if you really like it get it while it's still $16

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