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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 a system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 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 Stats, Conky, iStat Menus and XWidget.

Nerdtool alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Desktop Customization Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nerdtool.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

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    BGINFO4X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S

    BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals.

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    Discontinued

    last post or update 2014

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    WPInfo

    • 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:

    ⚫︎ PortableWPInfo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    Pluto HUD

    • Mac

    Pluto is a highly refined and customizable at-a-glance system monitor for your Mac. Keep track of what's going on behind the scenes without dropping what you're currently doing.

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    Beaconly

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Beaconly is a flexible, easy to use data aggregating menu app that ties relevant information to you, beautifully one click-away in your macOs menu bar. Easily discover status of AWS, your Jira Tickets, and so much more.

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    screenstyler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    It's a little something we made to make Windows customization easier. ScreenStyler has an intuitive UI and combines several apps and resources for fast, awesome results.

    ⚫︎ Customizablescreenstyler is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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