Download Menu Bar - Best Software & Apps

  • Synergy

    1.3.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Control many computers with the same keyboard and mouse

    8
    28 votes
    • PROS: Simple to transfer control from one screen to another, Only requires the network name of the other machine, Clipboard, screensaver and screen-lock sync
    • CONS: No guidance about enabling TCP/IP networking setup
  • Memory Clean

    4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Instantly boost the memory in your Mac

    7
    30 votes
    • PROS: Instantly flushes RAM, Can speed-up your Mac when lagging, Easy and simple to use, Monitors RAM in menu bar
    • CONS: Not nessecary if you have plenty of RAM, Should be used with caution
  • Jumpcut

    0.63

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Extend the power of your clipboard

    8
    36 votes
    • PROS: Remembers all the text you've copied or cut, Simple and accessible via Menu bar
    • CONS: Preferneces take a while to appear, Recording hotkey wouldn't work
  • Clementine

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Lightweight, easy-to-use music player

    9
    85 votes
    • PROS: Build your own library, Support for online music networks, Includes tag editor and cover manager, Visualization effects, Nice interface and controls
    • CONS: Not many library management options
  • Start8

    Beta 1.17

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bring back the start menu without giving up the Modern UI

    8
    191 votes
    • PROS: Great compromise between Modern UI and traditional start menu, Useful customizations, Wide Windows 8 or traditional Windows 7 start menu, Automatically matches the color of your task bar
    • CONS: 30 day trial
  • iStat Menus

    4.10

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Monitor your Mac processes from the Menu bar

    7
    49 votes
    • PROS: Tasteful and discreet, Monitors absolutely everything, Elegant control panel makes it easy to activate monitoring
    • CONS: Makes Menu Bar a bit cluttered, Some of the info isn't much use for most users
  • Shotty

    2.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Capture and share images online in two clicks

    8
    22 votes
    • PROS: Doesn't interrupt work, Basic built-in editor, Lets you share images online in different hosting services, Works with Aero transparency effects
    • CONS: The uploading feature sometimes doesn't work properly
  • Brightness

    1.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple screen brightness controller for your desktop

    5
    9 votes
    • PROS: Easy to access via Menu Bar
    • CONS: Requires Activity Monitor to close it
  • LeoColorBar

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Adjust your desktop picture on Leopard

    7
    8 votes
    • PROS: Choose any color for menu bar, Set image under menu bar
    • CONS: Limited features
  • ObjectBar

    1.21

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Completely change the tool bar and the start menu

    7
    20 votes
    • MainMenu

      2.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Quick and easy maintenance for your Mac

      7
      18 votes
      • PROS: Easy to access from menu bar, Slick interface, Cleans caches, repairs permissions and more, Force Quit feature very powerful
      • CONS: Doesn't offer much more than Disk Utility
    • Radium

      3.0.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Listen to radio stations from around the world

      8
      11 votes
      • PROS: Huge number of radio stations, Radio stations from many different countries, Integrated in the Menu Bar, Stable and clear streaming
      • CONS: Many stations are obscure, No way to filter stations by theme, Not clear how to add your own streams
    • Camouflage

      2.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Instantly hide clutter on your desktop

      7
      23 votes
      • PROS: Instantly wipes your desktop clean, Integrated with Finder, Access directly from Menu Bar
      • CONS: Using a hotkey may cause instability
    • Anxiety

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Lightweight to-do management

      7
      7 votes
      • PROS: Works great with iCal and Mail, Quick note taker, Discreet yet nice interface
      • CONS: Only syncs with iCal or Mail
    • RPN Calculator

      0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Perform Reverse Polish notation calculations

      4
      7 votes
      • PROS: Attractive front-end interface, Menu bar functionality
      • CONS: Settings menu difficult to navigate, Quite a few bugs
    • TinyCal

      1.3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Menu bar calendar with Google Calendar integration

      5
      3 votes
      • PROS: Accessible from menu bar, Integrates Google Calendar, Extended customization
      • CONS: Can't choose what day to set first, Menu bar icon only shows day
    • Aion

      1.7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Keep track of time in any time zone

      6
      6 votes
      • PROS: Sits in menu bar, Search for time zones by city, Time calculator
      • CONS: Time calculator can be confusing
    • StatusDuck

      0.76

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Don't like your Dock? Use the Menu Bar instead

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Displays Dock items in the Menu Bar, Displays app status, Supports adding folders, Supports drag and drop
      • CONS: No major time savings over using the Dock
    • Moom

      3.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Resize windows on your desktop with ease

      4
      3 votes
      • PROS: Makes managing and resizing multiple windows easier, Access from keyboard or mouse, Sits in Dock, Menu Bar or background, Light on resources
      • CONS: Takes some time to setup at first
    • You Control: iTunes

      1.7.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Access your music library and control iTunes from the menu bar

      7
      17 votes
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