Nerdtool Alternatives

    Nerdtool is described as 'allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Nerdtool for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nerdtool are Conky (Free, Open Source), iStat Menus (Paid), Stats (Free, Open Source) and Übersicht (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several diagnostic windows to remind yourself of important aspects of its configuration, such as its name, IP address, or operating system version If you manage multiple computers you...
    1. Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE. Plasma separates components into "data engines" and their visualization counterparts.

      Discontinued

      The term "KDE Plasma Workspaces" is no longer in use anywhere with the release of KDE Plasma 5 in 2014. It has been broken up into multiple components; the important ones are already in the AlternativeTo database (e.g. KDE Plasma).

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    2. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    3. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI. Highlights - Dark Mode compatible - Big Sur widgets out of the box - Bluetooth battery level - Written in SwiftUI (as much as possible)
    4. A macOS system monitor on your menubar. • Simple • A system monitor on your menubar. No complicated menus or configuration. • Lightweight •
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    5. Create you own designs and display any data you need, at once, and with wonderful animations too! If you were looking for Rainmeter or Conky on Android, this is it!
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    6. AveDesk is a program that will give you the possibility to have icons on your desktop which could update themselves. Each icon of Avedesk is in fact a desklet, a little plug-in that can virtually do anything.
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    7. Creatures living in your menubar.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      This utility allows you to monitor a various system info in "always on top" floating window (overlay mode).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      WPInfo displays system information on the Windows wallpaper. It works similarly to BGInfo from SysInternals but it adds a few unique features: - Picks the background image most appropriate for the current screen resolution from a configured folder.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.1.0 beta1, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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