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

    4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Android

    Instantly boost the memory in your Mac

    7
    31 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
    38 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
  • Brightness

    1.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple screen brightness controller for your desktop

    5
    10 votes
    • PROS: Easy to access via Menu Bar
    • CONS: Requires Activity Monitor to close it
  • Start8

    Beta 1.17

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bring back the start menu without giving up the Modern UI

    8
    193 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Alfred

    Android 0.8.6568

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    A learning, location-based suggestion service

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Great at suggesting places, Filters are expansive, Easy to use
    • CONS: Requires large intiial setup with questions, Only currently US supported
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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11.2.0858.6Windows, Mac
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3Beta 1.171937.5Windows
44.6317.2Mac, Android
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