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GeekTool is an application for OS X 10.6 or later. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins:
  • File plugin to monitor OS X activity with /var/log/system.log, or any file that you want to follow.
  • Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands like "df" to check space left on filesystems or "uptime" to monitor load on your machine.
  • Image mode helps you monitor bandwith usage, CPU load, memory availability on your server with tools like MRTG or RRD.

What's New

Version 3.1.1:

  • New button to check for updates in Preferences
  • The script edition window is easier to use and let the user go back and forth between application
  • You can use arrow keys to move a geeklet
  • Long scripts could not be imported because the confirmation button was out of screen
  • Geeklets will no


OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (3.x)


Downloads 101,328
Version Downloads 46,116
License Free
Date 08 Jul 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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