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    WinBar Alternatives

    WinBar is described as 'free and compact program that lets you monitor your system and provides easy access to frequently used controls. WinBar will run on Windows 2000 and newer operating systems and is available in 32 and 64 bit flavors' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WinBar for Windows, Mac, Linux and Mono. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinBar are Open Hardware Monitor (Free, Open Source), HWMonitor (Freemium), Core Temp (Free) and Real Temp (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2021
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    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.
    2. The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.

    3. PC hardware sensor monitoring utility that displays voltages, temperatures, and fan speeds.
      HWMonitor vs WinBar opinions
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      This is for board level statistics and WinBar is for userspace statistics.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    4. Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.


      The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

    5. Real Temp is a temperature monitoring program designed for all Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors.

    6. Monitoring temperatures and status of system components such as CPU, GPU and hard disk drive, fan speeds
    7. GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.
    8. Lm-Sensors is a free and open-source application that provides tools and drivers for monitoring temperatures, voltage, and fans.
    9. smcFanControl is the perfect application for all those Macbook owners getting burned by their hot-running Macbook.


      Not updated for many years, does not work on new hardware

    10. Fanny is a free Notification Center Widget and Menu Bar application to monitor your Macs fans.
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