SwiftBar VS xbar

Compare SwiftBar vs xbar and see what are their differences.


Powerful macOS menu bar customization tool (by swiftbar)


An tiny XCB information bar. (by mcpcpc)
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SwiftBar xbar
17 2
2,426 7
3.1% -
0.0 0.0
2 months ago almost 3 years ago
Swift C
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 xbar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2020-12-28.

What are some alternatives?

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

bitbar - Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar (the BitBar reboot)

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

SketchyBar - A highly customizable macOS status bar replacement

tldr - ๐Ÿ“š Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

finicky - A macOS app for customizing which browser to start

awesome-appwrite - Carefully curated list of awesome Appwrite resources ๐Ÿ’ช

LicensePlist - A license list generator of all your dependencies for iOS applications

sdk-for-python - [READ-ONLY] Official Appwrite Python SDK ๐Ÿ

pymc-examples - Examples of PyMC models, including a library of Jupyter notebooks.

fastapi - FastAPI framework, high performance, easy to learn, fast to code, ready for production

MonitorControl - ๐Ÿ–ฅ Control your display's brightness & volume on your Mac as if it was a native Apple Display. Use Apple Keyboard keys or custom shortcuts. Shows the native macOS OSDs.

vscodium - binary releases of VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing