SwiftBar VS bitbar

Compare SwiftBar vs bitbar and see what are their differences.


Powerful macOS menu bar customization tool (by swiftbar)


Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar (the BitBar reboot) (by matryer)
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SwiftBar bitbar
18 49
2,563 17,258
1.5% -
6.9 4.3
about 2 months ago 3 months ago
Swift Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of SwiftBar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-17.


Posts with mentions or reviews of bitbar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-12.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing SwiftBar and bitbar you can also consider the following projects:

DevUtils-app - All-in-one Toolbox for Developers. Native macOS app.

Dozer - Hide menu bar icons on macOS

xbar - An tiny XCB information bar.

skhd - Simple hotkey daemon for macOS

macOCR - Get any text on your screen into your clipboard.

argos - Create GNOME Shell extensions in seconds

SketchyBar - A highly customizable macOS status bar replacement

tldr - 📚 Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

awesome-appwrite - Carefully curated list of awesome Appwrite resources 💪

flameshot - Powerful yet simple to use screenshot software :desktop_computer: :camera_flash:

MenuMeters - my fork of MenuMeters by http://www.ragingmenace.com/software/menumeters/

finicky - A macOS app for customizing which browser to start