Menubar List

Web Services

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Control Last.fm radio streams; an alternative to the official player.

free; open source

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Display the number of unread items in your Bloglines subscriptions.

free; open source

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Monitor web pages and/or files on your hard drive for changes.

free

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Quickly access your Delicious bookmarks.

free

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View a drop-down list of front page stories on Digg.

free

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Display Facebook notifications and quickly access parts of the site.

free; open source

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Display the number of unread messages in your Gmail inbox.

free

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Automatically send recent iTunes track information to Last.fm.

free

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Search the Web using various search engines.

unlimited trial; $15

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Search the web, Spotlight-like, using various engines.

free

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View a list of new software on MacUpdate (checked periodically).

free

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Display the current status of World of Warcraft servers.

unlimited trial; $8
Launcher

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Launch applications, organized by folder.

free

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Launch applications, files, folders, and urls.

limited trial; $5

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Launch selected applications (automatically adds new ones).

free; open source
Information

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Format text in the clipboard, especially to help markup blog entries.

unlimited trial; $15

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Make simple to-do lists and check them off.

free; open source

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Share clipboards across your local network.

free

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Create bookmarks (with notes and due dates) in several applications.

free; open source

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Save and access your clipboard history.

free; open source

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Display the list of books you have checked out from your library.

free

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Easily save and access URLs from a drop-down list.

free

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Record and access voice notes.

limited trial; $12
Time and Weather

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Set alarms (with optional music), timers, and stopwatches.

free

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Display the probability of an Aurora Borealis event in your area.

free; open source

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Display the current time in a “fuzzy”, idiomatic style.

free

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Display the current time in four different cities around the world.

free

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A clock and calendar with many configuration options.

free

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View a compact monthly calendar.

unlimited trial; $20

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Display customizable weather forecasts for United States cities.

free; open source

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Display the current phase of the moon.

unlimited trial; $12

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Set an alarm clock; optionally play an MP3 as the alert.

limited trial; $10

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List recent earthquakes around the world.

free

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Set a simple alarm clock for the near future.

free

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Display the current local temperature and any weather alerts.

free
Interface

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Select Dashboard widgets and display them on your desktop.

limited trial; $20

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Switch applications, Classic-style.

unlimited trial; $15

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Stop your Mac from going to sleep or displaying the screensaver.

free

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Manage your desktop pictures, lock your desktop, and more.

limited trial; $13

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Easily hide all of the icons on your Desktop.

limited trial; $17

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Eject any or all disks (iPod, CD, USB drive, .dmg file, etc.).

free

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Automatically adjust your display to be easier on your eyes.

free

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Change your default email, FTP, news, RSS, and web apps.

free

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Mount and unmount iDisk, WebDAV, and FTP servers.

free; open source

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Control your backlit keyboard with a slider.

free

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Run a variety of maintenance tasks from your menubar.

limited trial; $19

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Access specific System Preference Panes.

unlimited trial; $5

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Control the priority of each currently running process.

free

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Change your screen saver or lock your screen.

limited trial; $5

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Easily connect (and disconnect) to your VPN.

unlimited trial; €13

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Switch between audio input and output devices.

free

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Automatically hide applications after a period of inactivity.

free

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Manage your SSH keys (integrates with Keychain) and forward ports.

free; open source

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Extensively manage the resolutions of all your monitors.

limited trial; €14

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Switch between open windows via an itemized list.

limited trial; $10
iTunes

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Control iTunes with customizable buttons and hotkeys.

free

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Basic drop-down iTunes controller.

free

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Control iTunes, rate songs, display artwork, submit tracks to Last.fm.

free

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Control iTunes and display album artwork.

limited trial; $10
System

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Pause CPU usage and set priorities for running applications.

limited trial; $15

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View your current internal and external IP addresses.

free

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Monitor CPU, memory, disk, network, temp., fans, etc. in detail.

free

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Display how much memory the current application is using.

free

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Monitor CPU, memory, disk, and network statistics.

free; open source

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Display your mouse-position coordinates.

limited trial; €15

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Monitor your web servers and get alerts if they go down.

limited trial; $15

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Monitor battery power in a variety of styles.

free

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Display the “health” status of your hard drive.

free; open source

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Display your current processor temperature, where possible.

free
More Menubars…

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Extend your Bluetooth phone with call alerts and other features.

limited trial; $20

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Link your desktop to any folder, effectively switching the items on it.

free

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Easily send files across a LAN by dragging and dropping.

free

menulator.png

Calculate a variety of things from your menubar.

free; open source

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Easily create thumbnail icons for image files.

free

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Create new Appleworks documents and access recent ones.

limited trial; $10

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View and change your Skype user status, launch/quit Skype, and more.

free; open source