Vanilla
Vanilla
1.2.2

4.0

Vanilla free download for Mac

Vanilla1.2.2

12 October 2019

Hide menu-bar icons.

Overview

Vanilla lets you hide the icons in your menu bar.

The app is free with limited features. The pro version is $4.99.

What's new in Vanilla

Version 1.2.2:
This version of Vanilla adds two important features:
  • A key fix for compatibility with macOS Catalina and the new permissions model
  • Introduced a new licensing service for activating upgrades

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How would you rate Vanilla app?

16 Reviews of Vanilla

Derekcurrie
03 June 2020
Version: 1.2.2

Most helpful

The Pro version is $5. Here is a list of its features: - - "Vanilla will never nag you to upgrade, but if you’d like, you can unlock the Pro version to reach peak Mac minimalism. - - • Perfect your menu bar by completely hiding icons, • Hide any app icon from your Mac’s menu bar, • Compatible with light and dark menu bars, • Automatically hide icons again after five seconds, • Start Vanilla automatically when you log in, • Toggle icons with a keyboard shortcut, (Seriously, I use this with Command-Shift-< like forty times a day. Get Pro just for this.)"
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Derekcurrie
03 June 2020
Version: 1.2.2
The Pro version is $5. Here is a list of its features: - - "Vanilla will never nag you to upgrade, but if you’d like, you can unlock the Pro version to reach peak Mac minimalism. - - • Perfect your menu bar by completely hiding icons, • Hide any app icon from your Mac’s menu bar, • Compatible with light and dark menu bars, • Automatically hide icons again after five seconds, • Start Vanilla automatically when you log in, • Toggle icons with a keyboard shortcut, (Seriously, I use this with Command-Shift-< like forty times a day. Get Pro just for this.)"
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janerikasplund
06 November 2019
Version: 1.2.2
Regret my purchase of this paid app, very buggy, constantly hides menu items from the apps I'm using or leaves a weird "Desktop 1" artifact in the center of my screen.
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3
prcobra37h4
12 October 2019
Version: 1.2.2
The app is quite buggy: sometimes it hides things that aren't supposed to be hidden (like some random apps and a big chunk of the bar on the top). Overall does its job but can't get it right some 30% of the time. I bought the full version but wouldn't do it again as long as it is still so buggy. In hope for a future fix I will probably switch to a more reliable competitor. I'm using version 1.2.2
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3
iksretep
07 October 2019
Version: 1.2
Works great, I purchased the pro version after getting "need to enable screen recording" in another app that does basically the same thing. The only gripes I have about Vanilla is that in both light and dark modes on Mojave 10.14.6 there is a different shade of the menu bar to the left of the "<" symbol. Also if you're using Xcode or something with a bunch of menu options, they tend to get cut off. Otherwise does what it says without the need of enabling screen recording or other options. I'm using v1.2
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3
Larsen2k4
02 September 2019
Version: 1.1.3
Works as promised, but switching between two monitors really slows down the menu bar performance (switching inactive/active state). I also experienced lots of cut off menus after launching apps. Maybe I’ll give this a try again with a later version.
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Lumac52
19 November 2018
Version: 1.1
Doesn't work if you have enabled auto-hiding of the menu bar
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1.5
KatRoss
19 November 2018
Version: 1.1
HighSierra - After installing Vanilla my sounds in Apple Mail were gone. Didn't realize the culprit for few days. Then I uninstalled it and the sounds are back. Please fix it. Thanks
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5
Andreore
27 April 2018
Version: 1.0.8
Simple and useful utility to keep your taskbar lean and clean. Recommended.
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5
LeoMorrison
26 April 2018
Version: 1.0.8
I love Vanilla. It keeps all of my apps organized in my menu bar since I have so many. I love being able to decide which ones I always want there, the ones I only want to see upon expansion, and then the icons I want to remove completely. It's an inexpensive app and gets the job done!
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5
Rodney-Sanches
13 March 2018
Version: 1.0.8
great little app!
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5
Jlock
27 February 2018
Version: 1.0.8
Awesome app! Keeps my menu bar clean :)
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jehpo
30 January 2018
Version: 1.0.8
Vanilla 1.0.8 is on my computer for a long time !!!
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4.5
Toben
09 August 2017
Version: 1.0.6
Great little app for decluttering your menu bar
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Wts
26 July 2017
Version: 1.0.3
I've tried the " free " version and it's tantamount to using the Mac's built in process as explained @ this web site: http://osxdaily.com/2009/08/11/rearrange-the-status-items-in-the-mac-menu-bar/ .
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anonymous-thrush-1121
09 May 2017
Version: 1.0.2
Try version do not work. What do have mean "tryout" ?
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Dorkypants
08 May 2017
Version: 1.0.2
The free version doesn't enable all features. You have to upgrade to a paid "pro" version to get the full feature set.
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