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10 Practical & Free Mac Menu Bar Apps for Daily Tasks

Every day we are trying to get as much stuff done as possible with our daily tasks. Always looking for “shortcuts” and tips on how to manage one or another thing more effectively. Always updating apps and installing plugins or extensions to become more efficient. Today I am sharing with you some cool Mac apps that will help you with your daily tasks.

I’ve collected 10 most useful & most important FREE Mac menu bar apps. If you are using or know any good apps that are not on this list please share it in the comments below.


XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets



Tomighty is a desktop timer specifically designed for the Pomodoro technique. Read more about the Pomodoro Technique.

Display Menu

Display Menu shows a status item in your menu bar that lets you change your display settings with a single click. Depending on your display setup, you can set the screen resolution, toggle mirroring, and adjust the refresh rates.

Network Strength

Quickly and easily check your wifi network strength in your menu bar. You can also quickly view your network name, your public IP address, your local IP address, and your MAC address from the menu bar.


Current is a lightweight and simple Facebook app that sits quietly in your computer’s menu bar.It allows you to send and receive Facebook message from a very compact window that can be maximized or minimized at will.


GTab Is a simple and lightweight tab for access to your Mail. It support Gmail and Google Apps and has realtime push notifications of new email, with the support of the notification center.


Drag anything to Droplr’s icon in your menubar and Droplr will give you a short handy link that you can share with your friends, family, and co-workers.


CloudApp is the quickest and easiest way to share any file, screenshot, screencast, links and more with your team, clients and followers.


SnappyApp is a productivity tool designed to simplify common tasks to the extreme.


Any link, text, picture or video you want to share, just add it to your Buffer. Your updates will automatically be scheduled and spaced out throughout the day to post to your favorite social networks.

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