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    MenuMeters Alternatives

    MenuMeters is described as 'set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools for Mac OS X' and is a System Information Utility in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MenuMeters for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, Android Tablet and Steam. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MenuMeters are NetWorx (Paid), MenuMeters for El Capitan (Free, Open Source), iStat Menus (Paid) and NetSpeedMonitor (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2019
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    MenuMeters is a set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools for Mac OS X.
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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. NetWorx is a simple, yet versatile and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth consumption situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connections.

    3. This is a port to OS X El Capitan 10.11 of MenuMeters by Alex Harper.
      MenuMeters for El Capitan vs MenuMeters opinions
      Almost everyone thinks MenuMeters for El Capitan is a great alternative to MenuMeters.
      exactly the same features.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    4. 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).
    5. NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows 7.


      The program is no longer available on the official website. Last version,, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

      • 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.
      • Windows
      DU Meter is a network bandwidth monitor for your computer. It shows real-time graphs and can create reports and alerts based on your downloads and uploads.
    6. GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
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