Compact Tray Meter Alternatives

    Compact Tray Meter is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Compact Tray Meter for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Windows S. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Compact Tray Meter are HWiNFO (32/64) (Freemium), AIDA64 (Paid), HWMonitor (Freemium) and iStat Menus (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2021

    1. The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.
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    2. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
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      HWiNFO (32/64) vs Compact Tray Meter opinions
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      does not appear in the system tray
      Negative comment about 4 years ago


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      AIDA64 is a system information, diagnostics, and auditing application developed by FinalWire Ltd., that runs on Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Tizen operating systems. It displays detailed information on the components of a computer.
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    3. PC hardware sensor monitoring utility that displays voltages, temperatures, and fan speeds.
    4. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).
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    5. Stats is a application which allows you to monitor your macOS system. - CPU Usage - Memory Usage - Disk utilization - Sensors information (Temperature/Voltage/Power) - Battery level - Network usage
    6. Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel. It can use lm_sensors and ACPI for temperature and battery information. It also has four CPU banchmarks and two FPU benchmarks.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    7. GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.
    8. hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.
    9. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI. Highlights - Dark Mode compatible - Big Sur widgets out of the box - Bluetooth battery level - Written in SwiftUI (as much as possible)
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