Superbar Alternatives

    Superbar is described as 'Supercharge your mac menubar with Superbar. It lets you customize what’s possible from your Mac menubar. Apps, bookmarks, snippets, commands at your fingertips'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Superbar for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Superbar are Conky (Free, Open Source), iStat Menus (Paid), Stats (Free, Open Source) and MenuMeters for El Capitan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    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.
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    2. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop. Originally a fork of Torsmo, Conkys torsmo-based code is BSD licensed. New code in Conky has been licensed under the GPL 3.0.
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    3. 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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    4. Stats is a application which allows you to monitor your macOS system. - CPU Usage - Memory Usage - Disk utilization - Sensors information (Temperature/Voltage/Power) - Battery level - Network usage


    5. 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.
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    6. 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.
    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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