Cool Tool Alternatives

    Cool Tool is described as 'This utility allows you to monitor a various system info in "always on top" floating window (overlay mode)' and is an app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cool Tool for Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TrafficMonitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cool Tool are NetWorx (Paid), iStat Menus (Paid), Stats (Free, Open Source) and MenuMeters for El Capitan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 1, 2021

    1. TrafficMonitor is a network monitoring suspension window software in Windows. It can display the current network speed, CPU and memory usage. It also support the functions of display in the taskbar, change skin and historical traffic statistics.
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    2. NetWorx is a simple, yet versatile and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth consumption situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connections.
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    3. 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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    4. 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


    5. GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme.
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    6. 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.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.0.0, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website, but it doesn’t work on macOS 10.13

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    7. 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)
    8. 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.
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    9. A macOS system monitor on your menubar. • Simple • A system monitor on your menubar. No complicated menus or configuration. • Lightweight •
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