Bartender for Mac2.0.3 Build 212

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A minimalist Mac OS X application that offers you the possibility to quickly manage and organize your status bar menu applications.

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Status bar menu applications are extremely useful because you have access to their capabilities at all times, without having to disrupt your work, or deal with complicated tools.

Bartender is a small Mac app that takes things even further, by allowing you to use a single menu to contain them all.

Forthright software solution for regaining your status bar space

Unfortunately, in some cases, if you are using a large number of menu apps, your status bar can become cluttered, which means that you will spend more time looking for specific tools.

Moreover, Via the Bartender Preferences window, you can choose to hide certain icons altogether, or to send them to the Bartender menu.

This way, you will gain more space on your status bar, and you can decide to keep only the most frequently used applications. In addition, you can choose to hide the Bartender menu and activate it via a hotkey.

Effortlessly manage your status bar menu icons

To get started, you must open the Bartender Preferences window and navigate to the Menu Items panel. Here you will see a list of all the menu items currently active, but also the system items: via the settings panel, you must decide what to do with the menu bar item.

Furthermore, if the Bartender application detects a modification in any of the contained items, it will display a notification. You have the option to decide how long should the message be displayed.

User friendly solution for organizing your status bar menu items

Bartender offers you the possibility to limit the number of items displayed in your status bar to the ones that you are using frequently. At the same time, you have the option to organize the hidden items in an equally easy to access menu that can be either kept on the status bar as a single icon, or activated with an user defined hotkey.

Bartender was reviewed by Iulia Ivan
Last updated on October 9th, 2015
Bartender - The Bartender bar where you can easily add status bar items in order to gain more space and avoid clutteringBartender - The Bartender Preferences window where you can define the settings for each application separatelyBartender - For applications that are not included in the system by default, Bartender can display notification if the item updatesBartender - In the Bartender General Preferences panel you can change the default status bar icon and moreBartender - The Bartender Advanced Preferences window where you can easily define custom hotkeys for frequently used functions

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