Best XMeters Alternatives in 2021

    XMeters is described as 'taskbar system monitoring for Windows' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to XMeters for Mac, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XMeters are Sidebar Diagnostics (Free, Open Source), iStat Menus (Paid), Stats (Free, Open Source) and MenuMeters for El Capitan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 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. SidebarDiagnostics - A simple sidebar for Windows desktop that displays hardware diagnostic information. Features: Monitors CPU, RAM, GPU, network, and logical drives. Allows for lots of customization. Allows alerts for various values. Allows binding hotkeys.
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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. 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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    6. Display live system stats on Windows’s taskbar.
    7. 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)
    8. A macOS system monitor on your menubar. • Simple • A system monitor on your menubar. No complicated menus or configuration. • Lightweight •
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    9. Creatures living in your menubar.
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