Particulars Alternatives

    Particulars is described as 'displays system information about your Mac. It shows computer name, model name, serial number, CPU, RAM, graphics card, OS version, Server version, current user, uptime, disk space, and network configuration' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to Particulars for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Windows S, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is GeekTool, which is free. Other great apps like Particulars are Desktop Info (Free), BgInfo (Free) and BGINFO4X (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. GeekTool is an application for Mac OS 10.6+. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins: * File plugin to monitor MacOS X activity * Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands * Image mode.

      Discontinued

      The program is reportedly still working, but latest version, 3.3.1, was released in October 2016. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. This little application displays system information on your desktop in a similar way to some other desktop information tools. Unlike others, this application looks like wallpaper but stays resident in memory and continues to update the display in real time.
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      • 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...
      • 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. You can refer it as BGINFO for Linux, BGINFO for Unix, or BGINFO for X-Windows, which has derived to BGINFO4X (BGINFO for X).

      Discontinued

      last post or update 2014

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