MenuTemperature
MenuTemperature
1.5.3

3.5

MenuTemperature free download for Mac

MenuTemperature for Mac1.5.3

08 December 2006

CPU temp monitor for G4/G5/Intel machines.

What is MenuTemperature for Mac

MenuTemperature is a small utility for continuously measuring your computer's CPU temperature and frequency. It provides averages, minimums and maximums as well, and lets you set the interval at which gauging takes place. Current values are displayed prominently in the menu bar, as a status item, although you can decrease the font size if you find it too distracting, or if it simply takes away too much space. Either Celsius or Fahrenheit values can be displayed.

What's new in MenuTemperature

Version 1.5.3:
  • Fixed support for Core 2 Duo MacBooks
Version 1.5.2:
  • Added support for Core 2 Duo MacBooks
  • Added new French localization; thanks Clément Mouchet!
Version 1.5.1:
  • Added support for Core 2 Duo iMacs and MacBook Pros
  • Added new Traditional Chinese localization; thanks Mario Wu!
  • Fixed a mistake in the Dutch localization; thanks Denis Defreyne!
Version 1.5:
  • Much of the code has been rewritten for more efficiency
  • Many additional models are introduced
  • The AuthHelper isn't needed any more
  • MenuTemperature can now keep track of the CPU frequency as well
  • Several smaller changes have been made

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Notimetoulouse
Notimetoulouse
Mar 20 2012
1.5.3
0.5
Mar 20 2012
0.5
Version: 1.5.3
Once again, this is a parked site. Domain for sale. Shame really.
Fulmar2
Fulmar2
Feb 8 2011
1.5.3
4.5
Feb 8 2011
4.5
Version: 1.5.3
I am very pleased with this app. It integrates very nicely with my system (just a clean little menu bar), and I like the fact that you can change the information displayed in the menu bar to the utmost degree (you can display just icons for a "clean" look, or text for more info). I got it when my mac was having fan issues, and it actually helped me diagnose the problem that the apple technicians could not solve (actually, it was an Apple certified repair facility, not the Apple Store - my first mistake). Anyway, the fan was running, but the temperature was not increasing. This app helped me figure that out. It turns out that when they did the work, they did not re-attach the wire to the fan. Simple fix! Now, I use this program to quickly monitor my computers' stats.
Mischivo
Mischivo
Dec 9 2006
1.5.3
0.0
Dec 9 2006
0.0
Version: 1.5.3
What exactly is a supported machine? My G4 Powerbook isn't supported, or is claimed not to be supported by the software when I attempt to run it. Is this correct because you officially don't support this laptop, or is this an error?
silverdr
silverdr
Nov 12 2006
1.5.2
0.0
Nov 12 2006
0.0
Version: 1.5.2
some time ago I tried it and it showed wrong numbers on a G5/Quad. After a long time I tried the latest version and everything I get is: 2006-11-12 20:30:29.733 MenuTemperature[10926] An uncaught exception was raised 2006-11-12 20:30:29.733 MenuTemperature[10926] *** -[NSCFArray objectAtIndex:]: index (0) beyond bounds (0) 2006-11-12 20:30:29.733 MenuTemperature[10926] *** Uncaught exception: *** -[NSCFArray objectAtIndex:]: index (0) beyond bounds (0) Nov 12 20:30:31 NanJing crashdump[10927]: MenuTemperature crashed Nov 12 20:30:31 NanJing crashdump[10927]: crash report written to: /Users/silverdr/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/MenuTemperature.crash.log That's it.
Undertow
Undertow
Nov 4 2006
1.5.1
5.0
Nov 4 2006
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
Does what it says and does it well. Nice app!
pxks
pxks
Oct 29 2006
1.5
0.0
Oct 29 2006
0.0
Version: 1.5
Just installed on my MacBook Pro 10.4.8 and so far works very well. Temperatures changes from 65 to 70°C on normal actibity with highs of 78°C when requesting more from processor, what seems to be a little bit too hot, but that's actually what my MBP fells like, very hot, specially on the left hand side speaker.
Kwojniak
Kwojniak
Oct 28 2006
1.5
5.0
Oct 28 2006
5.0
Version: 1.5
I love this app. Works flawlessly for me. The changes in 1.5 are very welcomed also.
Brettd
Brettd
Oct 14 2006
1.0.5
2.0
Oct 14 2006
2.0
Version: 1.0.5
The "stable" version never went beyond "please wait" with all menu items greyed out. The beta hangs my machine for up to 10 seconds every time it "checks" the temperature. This seems to rely on that #$@!$ing "SpeedIt" extension. STEER CLEAR.
Guest
Guest
Sep 2 2006
1.0.5
0.0
Sep 2 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.5
Great application but the AuthHelper is a no-no. Get rid of it and I will download and use MenuTemperature again!
Mahojas
Mahojas
Aug 19 2006
1.0.5
0.0
Aug 19 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.5
I tried menu Temperature on my Mac Book Pro (10.4.5). After installation always at startup an annoying AuthHelper message came at startup (at first I did not know which program it came from), where I had to enter my password. After upgrading to Tiger 10.4.7, if I entered my password, then the system slowed to almost a standstill, making it impossible to work on my machine. If I cancelled the AuthHelper message without entering the password, my system worked perfectly. I urgently suggest you should get rid of this useless AuthHelper application.
E-greg
E-greg
Jul 27 2006
1.0.5
0.0
Jul 27 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.5
I don't like an application that tries to install a kernel extension without any warning. So I don't know if the application works or not. At least the developer should tell this in a Readme file [i]and[/i] in the description.
truthhurts
truthhurts
Jun 28 2006
1.0.4
0.0
Jun 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.4
You may want to avoid the SpeedIt extension; I know the author of Temperature Monitor and Hardware Monitor has dropped it entirely after looking at the code and not liking what he saw.
neil-14
neil-14
Jun 28 2006
1.0.4
0.0
Jun 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.4
Tried to use this on my MacBook running OSX 10.4.7. The machine froze.
Lorem-Ipsum
Lorem-Ipsum
Jun 28 2006
1.0.4
4.0
Jun 28 2006
4.0
Version: 1.0.4
works well. some of the errors people are reporting seem to be authentification errors (by default, the program will display a temp of 32f/0c - so maybe just putting NA will help with that). in any event, its extremely small, and works well.
Jetfiredx
Jetfiredx
Jun 18 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 18 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
Stays on "Please wait..." on my MacBook 2.0.
Bowdoin
Bowdoin
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
does not work on a G4 powerbook
Ravage
Ravage
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
Does not work with iSight G5 iMac 1.9 GHZ.
Dombi
Dombi
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
Same problem here... on my MacBook Pro I see 0C/32F and it is not updating.
Ferruccio-Busoni
Ferruccio-Busoni
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
Now it's giving inaccurate readings - it's fluctuating very rapidly between 29°C and 34°C. By rapidly I mean several times per second if I let it update that quickly.
Wdatkinson
Wdatkinson
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
I'm seeing the 0/32 C/F bug on my new Black Macbook. I simply exited and restarted the program and it seems to be working fine now. So I suspect the reported bug isn't limitd to the G5 Quads.
Ferruccio-Busoni
Ferruccio-Busoni
Jun 15 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 15 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
I just reproduced the 0°C error by accident on my 20" iMac Core Duo. All I did was double-click the app, and before it was done opening moved it from the Desktop to the Applications folder. This seems to work every time. If I open it like a normal person, it works fine.
Ishan3
Ishan3
Jun 1 2006
1.0.1
0.0
Jun 1 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
I tried this on my quad G5, and it gives a temperature reading-of 32° F or 0°C. I don't think that's quite right... my machine runs cool, but it's not endothermic.Hardware Monitor says the temps are 119.2° F and 119.5° F, respectively. I'll try it on my MacBook, but can't say I'm too optomistic
Sbizzle
Sbizzle
May 28 2006
1.0
0.0
May 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0
I tried to run this on my MacBook but it says it can't find sensors for it. It can find it for the MBP, but not for the MacBook.
JollyRoger8X
JollyRoger8X
May 28 2006
1.0
0.0
May 28 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0
My PowerMac G5 tower is the original, first-release model that happens to be "Machine Model: PowerMac7,2" and it has pleenty of temperature sensirs. But this app refuses to run on it, instead displaying the error: "No working temperature sensors found.". That error message is misleading, because i doubt the app is really using the existence of temperature sensors as a gauge. Instead, I imagine the app simply looks at the model number and compares it to an internal list of certain supported model numbers. Please change the error message to one that actually reflects the method you use to determine whether your app will run (for instance "This model Macintosh is not supported by this app.") This app really should work on *all* PowerMac G5 towers, and all other Macintosh models with G5 processors, since they all (as far as I know) have temperature sensors. Comparing model numbers is the wrong way to go about determining if a computer has temperature sensors. I suggest rewriting your code such that it truly looks for the existence of temperature sensors. For example, have a look at the way the open source application called "X Resource Graph" determines if the host Mac has temperature sensors: http://www.gauchosoft.com/Software/X%20Resource%20Graph/ Or, you might examine the output of the "ioreg" utility to see if the host Mac has temperature sensors: ioreg -n IOHWSensor | awk '/location/ || /current-value/ || /"type"/' | sed -e 's/[^"]*"//' -e 's/" =//' -e 's/location//' -e 's/type//' -e 's/"//g'
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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