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iStat Menus Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to iStat Menus for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Stats, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to iStat Menus and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to iStat Menus are Activity Monitor, MenuMeters for El Capitan, BitBar and Macs Fan Control.

iStat Menus alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Fan Speed Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iStat Menus.
This page was last updated Dec 11, 2021
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  1. Simple macOS system monitor in your menu bar.

    Stats vs iStat Menus opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Stats is a great alternative to iStat Menus.

    It does everything Istat Menus does and does it in a cleaner way

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    ScenicMarathon

    They have many features in common, but this is free and open source. However iStat Menu is more complete and refined.

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    brucelgrubb

    It provides many of the same features and is open source

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  2. Activity Monitor displays information about all the processes running on your Mac, including CPU, disk, memory, and network usage. You can see exactly how your computer’s resources are being used via a searchable table, helpful graphs, or even directly in the Dock icon.

    Most users think Activity Monitor is a great alternative to iStat Menus.


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

    MenuMeters for El Capitan vs iStat Menus opinions
    Most users think MenuMeters for El Capitan is a great alternative to iStat Menus.
    jpsm

    simple, free, opensource, no fuss.

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  4. 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.

  5. Macs Fan Control

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    Monitor and control fans on Apple computers with a simple and efficient user interface



  6. iGlance

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    iGlance is a small system monitor that displays current stats about your Mac on the menu bar. It is built to be highly customizable so that everyone can adjust it to his/her needs. A full list of all the features is below.

  7. TG Pro

    • Mac

    Extend the life of your Mac with TG Pro by monitoring all internal temperatures to know which components are hot or potentially overheating.

  8. DriveDx

    • Mac

    DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T.

  9. XRG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

  10. Atmonitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.7.1, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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