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. Activity Monitor displays information about all the processes running on your Mac, including CPU, disk, memory, and network usage. You can see exactly how your computer’s resources are being used via a searchable table, helpful graphs, or even directly in the Dock icon.
    2. 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)


    3. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    4. XRG is an open source system monitor for Mac OS X. XRG allows you to monitor CPU activity, memory usage, battery status, machine temperature, network activity, disk I/O, current weather, and stock market data.
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    5. Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.7.1, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.



    6. Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.

      Discontinued

      Still works, but hasn't been updated in about ten years.

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      • Mac
      SystemPal is becoming an ALL-IN-ONE app. It is the best tool to monitor your memory/CPU usage status, CPU temperature and fan speed, network speed. It also provides a tool kit including mini music player, screen shot utility, memory cleaner.
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      • Mac
      Easily Monitor Your Mac's System Stats. With StatsBar, you get a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the following areas of your Mac: 1. CPU Usage 2. Memory Usage 3. Disk Usage 4. Network & Bandwidth Usage 5.
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    7. Hologram lets you theme your desktop with widgets and wallpapers (over 5 million to choose from!).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Argos lets you write GNOME Shell extensions in a language that every Linux user is already intimately familiar with: Bash scripts. It is also 100% compatible with BitBar scripts.
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