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GNOME System Monitor Alternatives for Mac

GNOME System Monitor is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GNOME System Monitor and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GNOME System Monitor are Glances, Bashtop, vtop and StatusPilatus.

GNOME System Monitor alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNOME System Monitor.
This page was last updated May 15, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • GNOME

System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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  1. htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal.

  2. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.



  3. Linux/OSX/FreeBSD resource monitor.

  4. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.

  5. StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.



  6. ytop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    A TUI system monitor written in Rust. Contribute to cjbassi/ytop development by creating an account on GitHub.

  7. psutil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    psutil is a module providing an interface for retrieving information on all running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, users) in a portable way by using Python, implementing many functionalities offered by command line tools such as: ps, top, df...

  8. Atmonitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

  9. iPulse

    • Mac

    Using its concise and appealing user interface, iPulse graphically displays the inner workings of OS X on your desktop, menu bar or Dock.

  10. px

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    px tells you what processes are running on your system and how they are interconnected.

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