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GKrellM Alternatives

GKrellM is described as 'single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme' and is a system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GKrellM for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GKrellM are Conky, XWidget, MenuMeters for El Capitan and BitBar.

GKrellM alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Desktop Customization Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GKrellM.
This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window...

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  1. Rainmeter allows you to display customizable skins on your desktop, from hardware usage meters to fully functional audio visualizers. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.

  2. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop. Originally a fork of Torsmo, Conkys torsmo-based code is BSD licensed. New code in Conky has been licensed under the GPL 3.0.



  3. XWidget

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Steam

    XWidget is a free desktop customization platform. It’s light, handy with powerful visual widget editor and very subtle animations. The Android page is found here: http://android.xwidget.

  4. This is a port to OS X El Capitan 10.11 of MenuMeters by Alex Harper.

  5. BitBar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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 you, and this site makes it easy to find them.



  6. GeekTool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    GeekTool is an application for Mac OS 10.6+. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins:

    Discontinued

    The program is reportedly still working, but latest version, 3.3.1, was released in October 2016. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

  7. Lets you keep your eye on system resource usages of your PC. It supports 43 kinds of information including CPU, Memory, Network, and detailed HDD usages, so you may discover what's limiting your system performance in each occasion.

  8. BgInfo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several diagnostic windows to remind yourself of important aspects of its configuration, such as its name, IP address, or operating system version If you manage multiple computers you...

  9. This program is a GTK3-based wrapper to display a script output, or a text file content on the desktop in sway or other wlroots-based compositors. It uses the gtk-layer-shell library to place the window on the bottom layer.

  10. MiniUsage

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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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