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MenuBar Stats is described as '2 has been reinvented. Completely re-written from the ground up. MenuBar Stats 2 is composed of modules (CPU, Disk, Network,...). Each module can be seen in your menu bar. Each module can be combined in 1 window, or in a separated window' and is a system information utility in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MenuBar Stats for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Mono. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MenuBar Stats are Sidebar Diagnostics, SpeedFan, Stats and Core Temp.

MenuBar Stats 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 MenuBar Stats.
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  1. The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.

    ⚫︎ PortableOpen Hardware Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightOpen Hardware Monitor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceOpen Hardware Monitor either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    There has not been any code change since December 2020, also the community now wonders if it is abandoned: https://github.com/openhardwaremonitor/openhardwaremonitor/issues/1471 There also seems to be a fork called LibreHardwareMonitor (which is already listed as an alternative) and appears to be the most active fork right now.

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  2. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information.

    ⚫︎ PortableSidebar Diagnostics can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    SpeedFan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.

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    Discontinued

    The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  4. Simple macOS system monitor in your menu bar.

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    Open source, installable via homebrew

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    Core Temp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.

    ⚫︎ PortableCore Temp can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Bundleware

    The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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  6. 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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    Does most of the same functions, in the same place on the computer.

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

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    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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    Macs Fan Control

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

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

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    GtkStressTesting

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.

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