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
    30 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

    6.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Instantly boost the memory in your Mac

    7
    33 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
  • Brightness

    1.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple screen brightness controller for your desktop

    6
    12 votes
    • PROS: Easy to access via Menu Bar
    • CONS: Requires Activity Monitor to close it
  • Jumpcut

    0.63

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Extend the power of your clipboard

    8
    39 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

    8
    24 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
  • Start8

    Beta 1.17

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bring back the start menu without giving up the Modern UI

    8
    194 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
    50 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
  • Appetizer

    1.3.1.222

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An alternative Start menu for apps and files

    8
    15 votes
    • PROS: You can import links from the standard Start menu and Quick Launch bar, Support for keyboard shotcuts, Multi-Launch group to open multiple apps at the same time
    • CONS: Not many new features in comparison to the Start menu
  • Clementine

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Lightweight and Linux inspired media player

    8
    13 votes
    • PROS: Clean interface , Control from the menu bar, Support Last.fm and others
    • CONS: Album cover retrieval poor, Very basic library management
  • 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
  • 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
  • RPN Calculator

    0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Perform Reverse Polish notation calculations

    5
    8 votes
    • PROS: Attractive front-end interface, Menu bar functionality
    • CONS: Settings menu difficult to navigate, Quite a few bugs
  • MainMenu

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Quick and easy maintenance for your Mac

    7
    19 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
  • Alfred

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Excellent productivity and launch app

    8
    21 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Lots of configuration options, Extremely quick, Integrated with menu bar
    • CONS: None so far
  • Bartender

    1.0.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Manage your unruly menu bar icons

    8
    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
  • MenuTab for Facebook

    4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Quickly access Facebook in your menu bar

    6
    8 votes
    • PROS: Keyboard shortcut for quick access, Visual and aural notifications, Ability to chat
    • CONS: Basically the mobile Facebook site, Ads
  • MenuCalendarClock iCal

    4.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Access iCal from your Menu Bar

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: Access iCal from your Menu Bar, Discreet and easy to access, Lots of preferences
    • CONS: Takes up dockspace despite being a plugin
  • Camouflage

    4.1

    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
  • 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
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