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GKrellM Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to GKrellM for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is MenuMeters for El Capitan, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GKrellM and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GKrellM are BitBar, GeekTool, MiniUsage and Nerdtool.

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

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  2. BitBar icon

    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.

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    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:

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    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.

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    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.

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    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    The program seems to be no longer updated.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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  5. Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableNerdtool is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Discontinued

    Still works, but hasn't been updated in about ten years.

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    iPulse

    • Mac

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

    ⚫︎ CustomizableiPulse is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    BGINFO4X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S

    BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals.

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    Discontinued

    last post or update 2014

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