MaxMenus
MaxMenus
1.6

4.1

MaxMenus free download for Mac

MaxMenus

1.6
09 August 2010

Adds customizable launching menus in screen corners.

Overview

MaxMenus adds customizable menus to the corners of any display. The menus simplify the locating and launching of applications, documents, volumes, preferences, recent items, photos, music playlists and much, much more.

What's new in MaxMenus

Version 1.6 (beta 2):
  • (really) fixed the ability to grab items from menus (press ⌘-G with the mouse held over a menu item to drag that item to other applications)
  • misc fixes

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Mr-Leo
06 June 2009

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MaxMenus is great. It is unmistakable true. I've been using MaxMenus for years and it's superb in use in every way. MaxMenus has much functions that are farther stronger and more abundant than FinderPop. And, it is a very excellent tool far used easily. A lot of friends of me and me strongly support keeping the version improvement of MaxMenus through all eternity.
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Version 1.5.1
ungawah
29 January 2020
MaxMenus is something I have used for well over 10 years, and I will really miss it on Catalina! I have even suggested to Jon Gotow, developer of Default Folder X, that he add to his list of software, but he said no. Anyone know of any good 64-bit replacements?
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Version 1.6
jongreen
22 December 2019
It's Xmas 2019 and I am using MaxMenus on Mojave 10.14.6 with no problems. I cannot get it to auto load on boot but I just go into the System Preferences and start it up each time. It has been a wonderful friend. I am using version 1.6 and the same password I used 15 years ago. Apple systems come and go but Max is still here and always faithful.
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Version 1.6
jongreen
22 December 2019
It is Xmas 2019 and I'm running MaxMenus on Mojave 10.14.6 with no issues. I cannot get it to auto load at start, but I just go to System Preferences and turn it on each time I start. A wonderful friend for many years! I'm using version 1.6 and the same password I had from 15 years ago.
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Version 1.6
Tlance
24 January 2018
Anyone know if MM will be ported to 64 bit? I am well aware of lack of development, that it and LiteSwitch are available "as is".
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Version 1.6
xcoxco
27 January 2017
MaxMenus works as well on Sierra macOS as before. The only issue is reported in my prior comments. This remains my most favorite Mac utility after many, many years of use. I only wish it were still supported - indeed updated for the latest OS.
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Version 1.6
1 answer(s)
Chicagolarry
Chicagolarry
27 February 2017
Long-time big fan of MaxMenus here. I recently upgraded to Sierra and now I cannot create new Hot Keys in MaxMenus. I can select an application, but when I try to assign a hot key, it won't take it. Won't let me enter anything into that field. Are you having that problem, XCOXCO? Anybody else willing to test it? Wonder if it's a feature now lost for good, or maybe it's something wrong on my end. Would love to get feedback.
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xcoxco
16 January 2017
Help? Does anyone else have problems reordering menus items in maxMenus running on Sierra. Here, many years later, MaxMenus still remains my most important utility. The best, still. Why can't someone write a fully updated version - why can't Apple integrate its terrific functionality into the OS itself?
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Version 1.6
regis4
12 October 2016
Still working great with 10.10 and 10.11.6! Anyone about Sierra, 10.12 ?
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Version 1.6
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jglsalts
jglsalts
15 November 2016
No problems with Sierra (10.12). Amazing that it still works flawlessly even though it is no longer actively maintained.
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Mr-Leo
Mr-Leo
10 January 2017
This is a question,
Could you tell me URL address of the home page which can download MaxMenus?
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regis4
regis4
10 January 2017
And you can download it here:
http://www.clubic.com/telecharger-fiche195612-maxmenus.html
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Mr-Leo
Mr-Leo
16 January 2017
Hi regis4.
Thank you very much for telling me.
I could download MaxMenus 1.6.
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Ward
26 September 2014
Proteron LLC is gone, but MaxMenus 1.6b2 is still available for download at "Ammon Skidmore's old apps": http://sysbeep.com/ That page shows the companion LiteSwitch X prefPane was updated for 10.9 and became freeware. Since MaxMenus has not been updated, a new user would need a registration code, and there's no way to buy one. Sigh. It's a shame MaxMenus is no longer supported because it was definitely the "best of breed."
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Version 1.6
1 answer(s)
Aargl
Aargl
14 February 2015
Totally agree! It's a pity Proteron didn't make it freeware before closing. :-(
I wonder if we could share our SN here, as the app has been discontinued and the dev's gone... I suppose it would be considered piracy, anyway. :-/
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Aargl
18 November 2013
This irreplaceable app keeps working on 10.9!!! The only glitch is "menubar empty area" commands that don't work, you have to assign a shortcut to make them appear under your pointer. Still downloadable at cnet. ;-)
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Version 1.6
RogerKatz
26 December 2012
The publisher's website is "forsale", and MacWorld reports that MaxMenus is apparently abandoned (http://www.macworld.com/article/2019731/mac-gems-custommenu-provides-quick-access-to-your-favorite-apps-files-and-folders.html#tk.nl_macwk).
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Version 1.6
2 answer(s)
Deaconjohn
Deaconjohn
13 January 2013
Found this installation on another site and it works for 10.8.x and should work for earlier OS-Xs: "Install using the installer, then right click on the installer. Show package Contents. Navigate to Contents>Resources. Drag the MaxMenus app to your applications folder. System Preferences>Users&Groups. Put MaxMenus app (from Applications folder) into the Login items list." Makes sense - app is buried in a "wrapper" to form the prefpane.
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hwgray
hwgray
31 January 2013
mac.majorgeeks.com This is one "another" site. It may not be the same one that DeaconJohn is keeping to himself.
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