Menu Eclipse
Menu Eclipse
2.4.3

3.7

Menu Eclipse free download for Mac

Menu Eclipse for Mac2.4.3

07 October 2012

Darken your menubar.

What is Menu Eclipse for Mac

Menu Eclipse helps you customize your menubar in eye-catching new ways.
  • Dim, Colorize and Scrub the menu bar.
  • Gain better focus on your work & play, and away from the menu bar.
  • Runs in the background, and does not show up in the Dock.
Please visit the website for more FAQ & information before buying.

What's new in Menu Eclipse

Version 2.4.3:
  • Better support in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Minor user interface changes to accomodate upcoming features
  • Updated help documentation

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MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Feb 12 2016
2.4.3
5.0
Feb 12 2016
5.0
Version: 2.4.3
A must-have for OS X, together with HazeOver, f.lux and cDock2. Sure, you can always go for the default dark mode, but this is different… way better. Don't want my system without it. Working great on El Capitan (10.11.3). However, in addition to the delay function, I'd love to have a keep-bright function, as long as the user navigates through menus. But that's not enough to reduce the rating, so yeah, 5 stars. Well-deserved. PS: Timer should have the option to set the value in seconds, too. (Just sayin'.) Would love to sync it with my HazeOver settings. :)
Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
Mar 27 2013
2.4.3
3.5
Mar 27 2013
3.5
Version: 2.4.3
On OSX.8.2 it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... etc.pp.
Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
Mar 27 2013
2.4.3
3.5
Mar 27 2013
3.5
Version: 2.4.3
On OSX.8.2 it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... etc.pp.
Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
Mar 27 2013
2.4.3
3.5
Mar 27 2013
3.5
Version: 2.4.3
On OSX.8.2 it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... After this it darkens the menubar for some minutes or an hour, but then suddenly the menubar is lightgrey as normal so that you have to open MenuEclipse again, make your setting again, close it again ... etc.pp.
iPoopStore
iPoopStore
Jun 29 2012
2.4.2
0.0
Jun 29 2012
0.0
Version: 2.4.2
I edited the minimum requirements to 10.6 inside the plist from the demo and this works on 10.6.8. Scrubbing and fading worked as advertised. Too bad I cannot purchase this with the MAS requirements set for 10.7. Oh well I'll spend my money elsewhere.
Huhaa
Huhaa
Jun 28 2012
2.4.2
5.0
Jun 28 2012
5.0
Version: 2.4.2
Bought this on the App Store out of curiosity, and wow! Just love it! Menu Eclipse does what is says and there seems to be nothing else like this for the Mac...
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Apr 13 2012
2.4.1
3.0
Apr 13 2012
3.0
Version: 2.4.1
Bought it a couple of days ago, been working fine, now won't work under any circumstances - none of the settings work, none of the options stick, nothing I do has any effect on its behaviour. A shame, was enjoying the app but it looks like it's broke!
MacBunny
MacBunny
Apr 11 2012
2.4.1
5.0
Apr 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Thanks for the update!
MacBunny
MacBunny
Apr 11 2012
2.4.1
5.0
Apr 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Soon available in the Mac App Store.
MacBunny
MacBunny
Apr 11 2012
2.4.1
5.0
Apr 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Enjoy this new release + demo!
MacBunny
MacBunny
Nov 18 2011
2.4
5.0
Nov 18 2011
5.0
Version: 2.4
Thanks, great update!
Kappe
Kappe
Nov 18 2011
2.4
0.0
Nov 18 2011
0.0
Version: 2.4
download now. or buy. or try your paid copy. or infinite number of links to mac app store. a demo is more than welcome
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Oct 19 2011
2.3.1
0.0
Oct 19 2011
0.0
Version: 2.3.1
I've tried this in the past, but I had some issues with how my menubar appeared. I'm not saying it's bad; it just didn't meet personal standards. I went with a combo of Leo ColorBar and Nocturne, both of which are free. So, now they have a new version of this, and I'm open to trying it, but for some apocalyptic reason, it seems that developers who used to offer demo versions are now no longer able to do so. There's no way I'm spending $3 just to see if this new improved version does what I need.
Dana-Sutton
Dana-Sutton
Oct 18 2011
2.3.1
0.0
Oct 18 2011
0.0
Version: 2.3.1
Just out of curiousity, on modern monitors do pixels still get burned into the screen? I thought that problem went out with the CRT.
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Apr 5 2011
2.2.0
0.0
Apr 5 2011
0.0
Version: 2.2.0
And the reason I will give you $2 without being able to first test this out with a demo is . . . ?
meme12
meme12
Mar 30 2011
2.1.0
4.0
Mar 30 2011
4.0
Version: 2.1.0
Works great. Its amazing how much the menubar can be a distraction when your program window is maximised to take up the full screen. menueclipse fixes that quite well. Would be good if the old icon menu from 2.0 was back. I remember trying this app years ago when it was free :)) I just paid $2 for it though, so for that, i reckon a feature that actually hides the menubar for all applications would be a good thankyou from the developer, lol.
Huhaa
Huhaa
Mar 5 2011
2.0.0
5.0
Mar 5 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
Haters, haters, haters be gone! Why is this user below called "@timi" giving this app a 0.5 rating because there is no Demo version or how the developer handels comments... huh? That makes no sence, this simple little utility does what is advertises for only 1.99, thats good enough for me. I wouldn't wan't this app to stop existing just because of these damn haters!! And then the user below called "Virgeist" also gives 0.5 rating becasue he finds Nocturne to be better and free, but they don't do the same thing even!? Anyway that is just wrong. I support this app 100% - keep it up!
MacBunny
MacBunny
Mar 3 2011
2.0.0
5.0
Mar 3 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
Just saw it in the App Store, I find it useful. Its nice and does exactly what it says. Thanks! Would be great if the color could blend instead of cover the menu bar...
xati-ba
xati-ba
Mar 3 2011
2.0.0
0.5
Mar 3 2011
0.5
Version: 2.0.0
Just use Nocturne... It's free and a better product overall.
waryuser
waryuser
Mar 2 2011
2.0.0
0.5
Mar 2 2011
0.5
Version: 2.0.0
No demo, and have you seen how the developer handles comments on MacUpdate?
Gazman
Gazman
Aug 28 2010
2 Beta 2
0.0
Aug 28 2010
0.0
Version: 2 Beta 2
Just putting it out there to the developer - if you make the licence reminder only come up on the screen periodically people like myself would be more likely to actually try it out. As for me, I got so over the big red reminder in the menubar I quit the app in under 2 minutes and doubt I'll ever give it a decent trial because of this.
PieterOpie
PieterOpie
Aug 28 2010
2 Beta 2
0.0
Aug 28 2010
0.0
Version: 2 Beta 2
I absolutely, positively and definitely refuse to pay for such an insignificant, virtually unnoticeable, dull-as-all-%#@&%# function even if it is only a lousy miserable $5. Over my dead body. If the author expects people to pay good money for something like this then he or she is living in a land of make-believe..... I'm sure it is very clever and well done, don't get me wrong, but it is a ridiculous price and I will not pay. Not now or ever. Not even if my life depended on it. NO WAY!!!! I might pay $1. That seems reasonable. After all, I'm no scrooge......
Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
Nov 25 2009
1.3
3.5
Nov 25 2009
3.5
Version: 1.3
Absolutely does what it says. Just one problem: "Launch at login" is functioning only when I re-login (when I logout and then login), but when I restart (reboot) my OSX.5.8, then MenuEclipse is running without darkening the menu bar. In this case I always must open the MenuEclipse application and click onto the blue "Eclipse Amount" slider so that it works.
Cottser
Cottser
Mar 11 2009
1.3
0.0
Mar 11 2009
0.0
Version: 1.3
This is an almost perfect replacement for MenuShade, the main thing missing is an application exclusion list, so that you can disable menu dimming in certain programs, especially ones where you use the menu bar a lot, i.e. Photoshop.
Dnem41
Dnem41
Sep 10 2008
1.3
5.0
Sep 10 2008
5.0
Version: 1.3
One thing... I wish there was a keyboard shortcut
Simonm
Simonm
Jul 9 2008
1.3
0.0
Jul 9 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3
Unless you can change the colour of text labels in the menu bar, there really isn't much point in darkening it as you're just reducing contrast and making it harder to read. If you want a dark theme you really need lighter text to make it work...
Dnem41
Dnem41
Jul 8 2008
1.3
5.0
Jul 8 2008
5.0
Version: 1.3
yes! 1.3 is a slight upgrade from 1.2. keep up the good work. right now im still a student, but this will help me not be distracted. i will donate once i land an awesome job, thanks indirectly to this app.
153957photography
153957photography
Jun 24 2008
1.2
0.0
Jun 24 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
It works great, its a nice addition to Think.
Dnem41
Dnem41
Jun 15 2008
1.2
5.0
Jun 15 2008
5.0
Version: 1.2
This is a good application, but I want it to do better. I feel like if enough people use this, the developer will have to add new features users want. First, I'll give it 5 stars because it's the best thing out there that works with Leopard. Menufela & Menushade I hear good things about for people who don't have Leopard. BUt apparently these apps will cause the blue screen of death and the developers haven't done anything to update it yet. I can hope hope the developers are reading this right now. One thing I like is the ability to customize the level of "blackness". This is pretty much the only thing it does and sort of the only thing I was looking for. But now that I've used it, a few ideas came to mind. I would like more options, like the ability to hide it (just like hiding the Dock). I know this is vastly different and requires different code from just covering it up. So a huge thanks to the developer if he can update this with that function. Also, I currently have the app in my Dock for easy access. However, I would like to have it in my menu bar (ironic isn't it) to avoid taking up more space in my Dock. In essence, I would like it to be in the background. I don't wanna know it's there. I'm going to keep this app until I find something better, but hopefully the developers will update this with more features before Menufela or MenuShade update their apps for Leopard.
Grfx-Guru
Grfx-Guru
Jun 3 2008
1.2
0.0
Jun 3 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
Does as it says and works great.
Easer
Easer
Jun 3 2008
1.2
5.0
Jun 3 2008
5.0
Version: 1.2
Seems to work fine, with pretty much the features you'd need. Thanks for this.
$1.99

3.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later

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