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 GeekTool (Free), BitBar (Free, Open Source), MiniUsage (Free) and Nerdtool (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2021

    1. 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: * File plugin to monitor MacOS X activity * Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands * Image mode.

      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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    2. 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.
    3. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    4. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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    5. Monitor numerous OS X statistics including: CPU activity System load over time Network bandwidth and activity Memory activity and usage Battery & wireless signal strength Disk usage Current time and date ...
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      BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals. You can refer it as BGINFO for Linux, BGINFO for Unix, or BGINFO for X-Windows, which has derived to BGINFO4X (BGINFO for X).

      Discontinued

      last post or update 2014

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