uBar
uBar
4.1.6

3.0

uBar free download for Mac

uBar4.1.6

02 May 2020

The Dock replacement.

Overview

uBar is the Dock replacement. If you've never really liked the Dock, or have a soft-spot for the Windows Taskbar, uBar is here to save the day. uBar can be configured as a dock or task bar for OS X.

Features
  • Favourites area (including Show Desktop and Trash)
  • Expands up to 5 rows (by dragging the edge)
  • Application Badges are readable unlike the Dock's
  • Customizable uBar menu
  • Activity Mode: hold Ctrl key to show Application CPU and Memory usage
  • Group Windows by Application (Always, Never, Automatic)
  • Light or Dark theme
  • Works on OS X 10.11

What's new in uBar

Version 4.1.6:
  • Fixed: Shared system apps show correct icons under macOS Catalina

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100 Reviews of uBar

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2
Zeropoint
29 September 2019
Version: 4.1.4

Most helpful

It's a useful app when it works. However, customer service seems nonexistent, no response at all. I am giving it a low rating based on poor client care.
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Camner
28 May 2020
Version: 4.1.6
uBar is the best dock replacement I've seen. Unfortunately, it is quirky, and has bugs in it. Customer support is nonexistent. I've raised 5 "issues" through their support portal in the last year; I didn't get a response to any of them.
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4
amporu
13 May 2020
Version: 4.1.6
Im a windows user and to be honest this is the closest to taskbar, if not the best. I've experienced minor issues, sure, but the paid one is really worth it even with bugs. I reported an issue regarding the current version about ubar not adding the new window on the sidebar and i got a reply. I mean, they didn't fix it but i got a reply that they are working for ubar 5. So im not sure about others not receiving a reply about their reports. Im willing to wait for ubar5 because there is no other app that actually does exactly the same.
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4
Foulger
02 May 2020
Version: 4.1.6
WOW! The developer is still alive. I wonder if he will respond to the multiple support requests over the last year. I think we all deserve an E-Mail to say what happened - can he fix our problems and is he going to stay alive
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1
tgbaola
21 April 2020
Version: 4.1.5
It doesn't work properly! Don't buy!
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surfgasmlisboa
26 February 2020
Version: 4.1.5
I have paid for the licence, but never received the licence to my email address! Contacted support and it is already a week without response! THE COMPANY IS STEALING MONEY.
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5
stoneab
29 January 2020
Version: 4.1.5
I had a fresh install of MacOS Catalina, then immediately installed uBar. I haven't had any issues and updates just fine. Have installed multiple apps and then uninstalled, no issues with uBar at all.
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jrw32982
22 January 2020
Version: 4.1.5
In general, I like the app. But it has bugs that are affecting me and the support site (hosted at brawersoftware.atlassian.net) has been unavailable for a month, with no reply from the dev to my emails. I'm not happy paying $30 for an abandoned app. That's not the way to treat paying customers.
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5
kaos-3
10 December 2019
Version: 4.1.5
It doesn't work with Catalina :( u have to reset it to refresh apps... hope a update soon
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JamesHarrisPhoto
19 November 2019
Version: 4.1.5
This developer has ignored everybody for months, including my support request last spring. Wondering if the horrible bug with the dock has been fixed. I will test it out, but if it hasn't, I'm abandoning this app for good.
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Foulger
18 November 2019
Version: 4.1.5
Since Dock-It ceased to work, being 32 bit, I have tried ALL the dock replacements until finally settling on uBar 4. Once one gets used to the why's and wherefores, its usefulness quickly becomes apparent. One thing I would love to see implemented is being able to grab and drag favourite apps along the favourites task bar, rather than one step at a time. This is cranky and time consuming. Admittedly, once its done, its done but still..... Also would be nice to have 100% transparency instead of just 95%. Finally its good value for money on my Catalina machine, extremely stable. Finally settled on the correct app to replace the dock. Really finally, support E-Mails have for me, so far, gone unanswered. Thats a negative.
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