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

    7
    11 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
    14 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
  • iStat Menus

    4.10

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Monitor your Mac processes from the Menu bar

    7
    17 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
  • Clementine

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Lightweight, easy-to-use music player

    9
    22 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
  • Jumpcut

    0.63

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Extend the power of your clipboard

    7
    42 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
  • Shotty

    2.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Capture and share images online in two clicks

    9
    7 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
  • LeoColorBar

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Adjust your desktop picture on Leopard

    3
    14 votes
    • PROS:Choose any color for menu bar, Set image under menu bar
    • CONS:Limited features
  • Start8

    Beta 1.17

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    Platform
    Windows

    Bring back the start menu without giving up the Modern UI

    7
    33 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
  • Amigo

    1.2.0

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    Platform
    Mac

    Facebook from your menu bar

    7
    7 votes
    • PROS:Control from menu bar, Notifications, Quick links to friends, Integrated search
    • CONS:A little expensive for what it is, Not very well implemented
  • Camouflage

    2.0

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    Platform
    Mac

    Instantly hide clutter on your desktop

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS:Instantly wipes your desktop clean, Integrated with Finder, Access directly from Menu Bar
    • CONS:Using a hotkey may cause instability
  • Radium

    3.0.4

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Listen to radio stations from around the world

    8
    14 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
  • MainMenu

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Quick and easy maintenance for your Mac

    7
    7 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
  • You Control: iTunes

    1.7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Access your music library and control iTunes from the menu bar

    5
    11 votes
    • StatusDuck

      0.76

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

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

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      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
    • Bartender

      1.0.6

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Manage your unruly menu bar icons

      7
      15 votes
      • PROS:Great flexibility, Custom keyboard shortcuts, Ability to change Bartender icon into hipster glasses
      • CONS:Some icons didn't show up in Bartender
    • Clear Day

      2.0.1

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      Platform
      Mac

      Elegant desktop weather app for Mac

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      No votes yet
      • PROS:Elegant weather graphics, Instant access to weather updates in Menu Bar, Provides other detailed weather stats
      • CONS:Only updates every 3 hours, Locked into Weather Underground
    • DeskConnect

      1.0.1

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      Platform
      Mac

      Keep your Apple devices linked

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      No votes yet
      • PROS:Easy to access via Menu Bar, No setup procedure, Great for those on same WiFi or network
      • CONS:Requires DeskConnect installed on all devices,
    • MenuTab for Facebook

      4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Quickly access Facebook in your menu bar

      7
      11 votes
      • PROS:Keyboard shortcut for quick access, Visual and aural notifications, Ability to chat
      • CONS:Basically the mobile Facebook site, Ads
    • Brightness

      1.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Simple screen brightness controller for your desktop

      3
      4 votes
      • PROS:Easy to access via Menu Bar
      • CONS:Requires Activity Monitor to close it
    • Radia - Pandora Mini Player

      1.2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Listen to Pandora directly from your Menu bar

      4
      4 votes
      • PROS:Doesn't require browser to listen to Pandora, Easy to use, Access Pandora from your OS X desktop, Supports Mac media keys
      • CONS:Doesn't support Notification Center, Prone to bugs
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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    40.63427Mac
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