TextBar - Mac App

TextBar is a tiny but powerful app that lets you add any text to your MenuBar.

** TextBar v2 **

  • TextBar Live -
    • Monitor TextBar output from multiple machines on the web.
  • Dynamic script control
  • WebView menu items
  • More details here: New for v2



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“TextBar is an awesome app which solves a problem that I have been struggling with for at least three years” -

“[it] takes a little messing around with before you find a use for it, but it’s well worth the time” - lifehacker

Key Features:

  • Configure TextBar to run scripts/commands/… and display the results in your menubar.
  • Quickly copy the text to your clipboard, or,
  • Configure your own action scripts (see TextBar Actions).
  • Enable/disable each item individually.
  • Configure how often you want each item to be updated.
  • Configure whether you want to be notified when the text changes.
  • Drag/Drop reordering in the Preferences table.


TextBar - Recipes [Contributions welcome!]


Release Notes


TextBar is limited by the available space in your MenuBar - which is dependent on screen resolution and the number of other items being displayed. If you find that you run out of MenuBar space, then MacBartender is a fantastic app to free some space.

Minimum System Requirements

Intel, 64-bit processor, OS X 10.9 or later.

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Catch as many thieves as you can until the time runs out - it is a simple as tapping the person who has stolen the colored gem! For every criminal you catch, you can extend the time - but, be careful, you lose time if you tap a non-criminal. Challenge your friends as your score gets added to a leaderboard on GameCenter.



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Minimum System Requirements

iPhone, iOS 10 or later.