Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Nov 17, 2010
    CPU and RAM monitoring software
    I use programs like after effects and Cinema 4d and need to be able to monitor my RAM and CPU usage. On my PC I use rainmeter and PC wizard, but that doesn't work for mac.

    Preferably some small bar that I can place on the side of my desktop showing my RAM and CPU...GPU heat etc would be a + but not required.

    Any ideas?


  2. #2

    McYukon's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 14, 2009
    Near Whitehorse, Yukon
    2012 MBP i7 2.7 GHz 15" Matte - 16 GB RAM - 120 GB Intel SSD - 500 GB DataDoubler Mac OS 10.9
    There are several things you could do.

    iStat Plus Dashboard widget. Then turn on the Dashboard developer mode and put the widgets onto the desktop.
    iStat Pro, a Dashboard Widget by iSlayer
    10.4: Detach widgets from the Dashboard - Mac OS X Hints

    iStat Menus 3
    Bjango: stunning little iPhone apps

    iStat Menus 2 (Old free version) This may be the best option, it's free, sits in the menubar, is highly customizable, has temp, RAM, and CPU meters.
    Download free iStat Menus 2.0 for Mac
    Use the reputation system if a post helps you!
    Mac Forums IRC Channel - Help build it by hanging out with us
    The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Nov 17, 2010
    Great! Thank you sir. Will give them a try.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Question about monitoring cpu usage (OSX 10.7.3)
    By Gues54321 in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-25-2012, 10:26 AM
  2. CPU monitoring app with history views?
    By callagga in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-01-2011, 01:37 AM
  3. Network Monitoring Software
    By mohan_lotus in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-07-2009, 08:01 AM
  4. Temperature Monitoring & program to load CPU?
    By Geeky1 in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-12-2007, 05:07 PM
  5. cpu monitoring app
    By proxy in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-05-2007, 02:13 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts