AirBar is described as 'AirPods allow for "Seamless switching" to keep them connected to both our iPhones and Macs. However we are still required to manually select a bluetooth device to direct audio to AirPods when switching from iOS to MacOS'. There are five alternatives to AirBar for Mac. The best alternative is ToothFairy. Other great apps like AirBar are AirBuddy (Paid), Toothpicks (Paid), Juice App (Paid) and AirCtrl (Paid).
AirBuddy brings the same AirPods experience you have on iOS to the Mac. With AirBuddy, you can open up your AirPods case next to your Mac and see the status right away, just like it is on your iPhone or iPad.
Connect and view your devices with ease Have instant access to your favorite devices from • Macbook Pro Touch Bar • macOS Notification Center • Built-in Control Center in the Menu Bar, launchable with global hotkey First Useful Touch Bar App...
AirCtrl is a simple menu-bar app for macOS that simplifies the pairing process with AirPods. Open the AirPods case next to your Mac and they will instantly pair without any click. A custom notification will show battery status of your AirPods and case.