Descriptions for System Monitor 2.0
Name: System Monitor
Release Date: September 26, 2017
Languages: English, German
Developer: Marcel Bresink Software-Systeme
MAS Rating: 4+
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.9 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Includes: Pre-K’ed (TNT)
Web Site: http://www.bresink.com/osx/SystemMonitor.html
Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/system-monitor/id423368786?mt=12
System Monitor is an application for the menu bar of your Mac, designed to inform you unobtrusively about the activity of your computer. You can retrieve up-to-date technical data any time, like process load, CPU temperature, main memory consumption, storage space, disk activity, communication on network interfaces, etc. By positioning the app in the menu bar, as least screen real estate as possible will be wasted. The program monitors your system continuously and is readily available when you need it.
You can easily configure the App to automatically stay in the menu bar of your user account. No “login item” is required, so there are no annoying windows or Dock icons when you log in.
If desired, System Monitor can also simulate the flickering activity lights of hard drives or network sockets in the menu bar. This is possible either in color or —perfectly integrated into the design of the operating system— in inconspicuous black-and-white. PC switchers who miss this feature on Macintosh computers can easily retrofit this function with System Monitor.
What’s New in System Monitor 2.0
– This version adds full support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra. This includes alternative definitions of free storage space on volumes, and indicators for APFS. The scaling mode of fan speed graphs can be changed.
– Legacy technology has been removed from the App. The minimum required OS version is now 10.9.