hammerspoon VS bitbar

Compare hammerspoon vs bitbar and see what are their differences.


Hammerspoon script (by jemmyw)


Put the output from any script or program into your macOS Menu Bar (the BitBar reboot) (by matryer)
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hammerspoon bitbar
1 48
0 17,114
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10.0 0.0
6 months ago about 2 months ago
Lua Go
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of hammerspoon. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-28.


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 2023-06-17.

What are some alternatives?

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

SwiftBar - Powerful macOS menu bar customization tool

Dozer - Hide menu bar icons on macOS

skhd - Simple hotkey daemon for macOS

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

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

argos - Create GNOME Shell extensions in seconds

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

public-ip - Get your public IP address - very fast!

kargos - KDE Plasma port of GNOME Argos and OSX BitBar

SketchyBar - A highly customizable macOS status bar replacement

focalboard - Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

TRex - Copy any text on your screen, stop retyping.