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    XRG is described as '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' and is a System Information Utility in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to XRG for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows,, Android and iPhone. Most alternatives are System Information Utilities and Network Monitors. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like XRG are Stats (Free, Open Source), iStat Menus (Paid), SystemExplorer (Free) and MenuMeters for El Capitan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 9, 2021
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    XRG is an open source system monitor for Mac OS X. XRG allows you to monitor CPU activity, memory usage, battery status,...
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    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.

    2. 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).
    3. System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network connections, system resources and more.

    4. 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.
    5. Explore all the tasks (processes) running on your Mac with TaskExplorer. Quickly see a task's signature status, loaded dylibs, open files, network connection, and much more!.
    6. Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool


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

    7. 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.
    8. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI.
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