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1.2
29 August 2007

Color replacement icons for your menubar.

MacUpdate-Lon
21 August 2007

Most helpful

These are nice, thanks. How about an icon for the 'volume' item?
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Version 1.03

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anonymous-tapir-4715
28 February 2008
Perhaps define "soon."
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Version 1.2
Hotwiredwv
08 October 2007
There will be a new version for Leopard, coming soon.
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Version 1.2
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Ace7
Ace7
14 October 2007
Very nice! I'm waiting for the Leopard update :)
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Version 1.2
Cceiling-fan
30 September 2007
This is a great piece of eye candy for my mac. Since I am into eye candy, I use ShapeShifter. Unfortunately ShapeShifter defaults these icons when a theme is applied. The default Aqua works fine though. Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to fix this? Thanks
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Version 1.2
7h31ll3g4l
29 September 2007
Hi.. I replaced Airport.menu resources with modified one but when I restart the old one is restored?!
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Version 1.2
Cmrn-11
19 September 2007
The menu extras I posted below are PPC for anyone who's wondering...
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Version 1.2
Iyoweiya
10 September 2007
Hi, Does anyone who has the Airport.menu for PPC? I have tried all the tips and the source from this forum, but with no luck, thank you.
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Version 1.2
Hotwiredwv
10 September 2007
I will address these issues in future updates, as they are ready. YOU are responsible for YOUR files, I cannot post, nor should you download anyone else's files, for they may not be compatible with your system. These files vary greatly with each system as they are installed onto your system, i.e. Intel vs. PPC, they are different files all together. Thanks for your feedback.
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Version 1.2
Cmrn-11
05 September 2007
Would love to see a colorful VPN replacement in the next release... ;) Keep up the great work!
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Version 1.2
Brownizs
04 September 2007
anyone have the info.plist and version.plist needed for bluetooth. Seemed to have lost them. Thank you.
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Version 1.2
Brownizs
01 September 2007
Have lost the original file for bluetooth.menu. Might you be able to help out?
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Version 1.2
Greblaw
30 August 2007
nice nice... I like the green battery since its more "mac" than the original, and the Airport icon. But you should have one battery icon for "connected power supply" cheers and thank you for these pretty little things.
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Version 1.2
Jetfiredx
29 August 2007
Great stuff. I always thought the menu extras needed color. Any chance for an alternate volume icon? The megaphone isn't really my style. Thank you for your work!
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Version 1.2
Billy-The-Biker
29 August 2007
I like the look, but got lost trying to convert. Too much mucking around for a sissy like me. Thanks for brightening up the menu bar for others though.
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Version 1.2
Cmrn-11
28 August 2007
Great work so far! Just take your time and don't let people rush you. Looking forward to further updates!
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Version 1.1
Theloniousmonk045
28 August 2007
Nice enhancement for the menu bar. I've found when upgrading to the latest version that my battery/power icon no longer displays the lighting bolt when plugged in.
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Version 1.1
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Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
28 August 2007
Sorry, I will address this issue.
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Version 1.1
Theloniousmonk045
Theloniousmonk045
29 August 2007
Thank you for such a quick reply! I've found that using an older version (I just stepped back from 1.1) fixed the issue for me. Keep up the great work, nice new Display icon in 1.2!
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Version 1.2
Calle
27 August 2007
In one single word beautiful - living outside the US, my world is still very iPhoneless but nevertheless the colorization makes a happier menubar to look at - though I like the older airport and battery replacements better and therefore don't bother to download this update. Dunno if it has changed in v1.1, but the earlier release contained english-only menu extras (the graphic files could of course still be installed into the existing packages, but I suggest it should be mentioned in the read me - sorry if it is already).
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Version 1.1
Lavawill
27 August 2007
These look great on my system! Great work and great attention to detail.
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Version 1.1
dan-friml
23 August 2007
I love it! Looks great.. I would just prefer the 'classic' airport look... Anyway, works and looks very good. Keep up the good work!
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Version 1.0.9
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Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
24 August 2007
Thanks for your great comments.
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Version 1.0.9
Wanderer
23 August 2007
Pretty indeed but now my Airport Menu does not work. That is, clicking on the new pretty icon does nothing.
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Version 1.0.9
3 answer(s)
Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
23 August 2007
PPC versions have know issues, restore your backup, and try again.
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Version 1.0.9
Wanderer
Wanderer
23 August 2007
It would be nice to know what these known issues are? No way I'm wasting more time to simply get the same result. Funny but the Bluetooth.menu worked, Airport.menu didn't. Oh and you spelt Volume wrong!
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Version 1.0.9
Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
24 August 2007
Enough with the attitude, these are free, it you don't like them, don't use them. Have a beer.
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Version 1.0.9
End-User-Guy
23 August 2007
I believe that this version goes over the top in making the Menu Bar pretty. I installed 1.0.6 (or 1.0.7 depending on which docs you read) and that added the Volume icon to Airport, Battery and iSync. All of that is working fine and was a fairly simple install. That's enough for me and I don't even use Volume control. 1.0.9 is just more iPhone than I need on my MBP.
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Version 1.0.9
Hotwiredwv
23 August 2007
New Version takes longer, more compatible.
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Version 1.0.9
Ooshnoo
23 August 2007
For all those who've been having problems, your best bet is to login as the root user and replace the files that way. That way you're not having to do any authentication, and permissions will not be screwed up afterwards. I had a problem with the Airport menu not dropping down on both a PowerBook and MacBook Pro, both running 10.4.10, and logging in as root, and "installing" the new extras that way fixed everything.
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Version 1.0.8
truthhurts
23 August 2007
And what is with the trend of people posting icon makeovers like this? At the very least post it as a patch to the original menu extra, and perform some integrity checks. Distributing a copy of the whole extra is going to cause inevitable version mismatches and breakage. I can't wait until people screw up their Leopard installations with crap like this in a couple months... Looks like it's already happening with PPC vs Intel. This goes for all other programs that see fit to wholesale replace things they have no business replacing, including other "color menu extras" offerings, and Aqua4iTunes.
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Version 1.0.8
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Lavawill
Lavawill
23 August 2007
You have issues you need to deal with before you unload on everyone here. Just because he is trying and you don't like it, doesn't mean you have to be so critical. Obviously you do no mods or hacks, you live in your sterile world that the corporations make for us. What is the worst that can happen? LAY OFF.
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Version 1.0.8
Akrobat
Akrobat
23 August 2007
Nicely put, Lavawill. I've not tried this app but e_commerce's rant was blatantly unnecessary.
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Version 1.0.9
Rampancy
Rampancy
23 August 2007
...because God forbid that we, the customers, be allowed to do what we want to do with the computers and software we've bought for ourselves.
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Version 1.0.9
Ste73
23 August 2007
Big problem: i've doubled clicked on some of them and ... now i have the original (black) and the new one (colored) :( What to do now? Ste
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Version 1.0.8
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Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
23 August 2007
Hold down the Apple key, click and drag the one's you want off.
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Version 1.0.8
MaestroJAL
23 August 2007
I'd love to see the display menu added as well. I have a MacBook Pro that I use in many situations. Nice job, by the way.
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Version 1.0.7b
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Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
23 August 2007
I am adding a couple every evening, will get to it asap. Thanks for your comments. Enjoy.
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Version 1.0.8
Hotwiredwv
22 August 2007
For Intel Macs Only, airport problem seems to be with some PPC macs.
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Version 1.0.7b
Ooshnoo
22 August 2007
Brian50...you're not alone. Airport drop down does not work for me either.
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Version 1.0.7
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MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
22 August 2007
Running 10.4.10 on a MBP, I *do* have the dropdown menu in the AirPort menubar item...
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Version 1.0.7
Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
22 August 2007
What is your system specs?
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Version 1.0.7
Timothy-Moinat
Timothy-Moinat
22 August 2007
Same problem here, on a PB G4 Running 10.4.10
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Version 1.0.7b
Brian50
22 August 2007
These look great, kudos to the developer. I can't get the Airport drop down menu after installing these icons on my iMac G5 (Rev.A) running 10.4.10. Is there likely to be a fix for this?
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Version 1.0.7
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MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
22 August 2007
Running 10.4.10 on a MBP, I *do* have the dropdown menu in the AirPort menubar item...
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Version 1.0.7
Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
22 August 2007
Seems to be an issue with some PPC users. I have no way to test this, sorry.
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Version 1.0.7
Inccubuss
22 August 2007
This is a great "little" add-on to my ever-growing menubar!!! Looks the business! Oh, and just a little thing: Do u have any plans to extend your colored menu extras like Segling Clicker, Caffeine, Nokia Multimedia Center, etc? Again, congrats on the great work !
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Version 1.0.6
Xypher
22 August 2007
Why not just go all the way and create icons for all of the menu bar items such as Fax,Displays,Eject,Modem etc...?
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Version 1.0.6
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Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
22 August 2007
I am working on it in my spare time, I will have more available soon.
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Version 1.0.6
Lavawill
21 August 2007
These are great!!! Easy and nice, just like my iPhone.
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Version 1.04
MacUpdate-Lon
21 August 2007
These are nice, thanks. How about an icon for the 'volume' item?
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Version 1.03
3 answer(s)
Hotwiredwv
Hotwiredwv
21 August 2007
I am working on a volume now, will have up soon.
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Version 1.03
MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
22 August 2007
Thanks for adding the volume icon!
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Version 1.0.6
MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
22 August 2007
My menubar is nicer now, thank you very much... if Apple would only allow for colors in their clock, like they used to in Mac OS Classic, my menubar would be perfect...
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Version 1.0.7