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    ZetaWatch Alternatives

    ZetaWatch is described as 'small OS X program that displays the zfs status in the menu bar, similar to what iStat Menus does for other information. It is fairly well tested, but due to the current state of libzfs and libzfs_core, changes will be required until the API stabilizes' and is a system information utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ZetaWatch for Mac, Windows, iPhone and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Time Machine, which is free. Other great apps like ZetaWatch are Stats, iStat Menus, MenuMeters for El Capitan and DriveDx.

    ZetaWatch is mainly a System Information Utility but alternatives to it may also be Fan Speed Tools or Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ZetaWatch.
    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
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    ZetaWatch is a small OS X program that displays the zfs status in the menu bar, similar to what iStat Menus does for other...
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    1. Time Machine is the breakthrough automatic backup that’s built right into Mac OS X. It keeps an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac — digital photos, music, movies, TV shows, and documents. Now, if you ever have the need, you can easily go back in time to recover anything.


    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. DriveDx is advanced drive health diagnostic and monitoring utility. Unlike most drive utilities, DriveDx does not only monitor the drive’s built-in S.M.A.R.T.


    4. Using a database, it will show information about your SSD, such as the controller, processing tech, NAND type etc.
    5. macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI.
    6. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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

    7. Stats Panel is a macOS app for monitoring system performance.
    8. Status bar app for macOS that shows the amount of free disk space left on the hard drive.
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