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43Folders.com is Merlin Mann’s website about finding the time and attention to do your best creative work.

What's in my menubar?

Seems like every time another Mac user looks over my shoulder, they freak out over the number of little icons I have up in my menubar. And -- like all Mac geeks -- we have to immediately start trading information, learning tricks, and sharing tips. I'm sure you know the drill by now.

If you were looking over my shoulder right now (and I hope that you are not) here's the stuff you'd see in my menubar.

I'm out of control

The larger version on the Flickr will, where appropriate, let you mouseover for the name and a link, but I'll save you the trouble of a click by repeating the links below.

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One night I become obsessed...

One night I become obsessed with finding every possible menu bar app and this is what I found...let me know if you like them I guess. 1. Quartz Desktop-Allows .qtz file on desktop...'ol favorite. Download it every time I go into Portland Apple stores. 2. Backlight 2-now there are a couple but this is th eoldest I think...adjust the opacity to about 50 and run it with Quartz Desktop for sweet endless fun. 3. Booklet...bookmarks 4. Claw menu-cant't remember...ahhhh? 5.Coversutra-itunes 6. Gimmesometune 7. dotMac Menu 8. DScreen 9. Fuzzy Clock 10. Idleled 11. iSeek 12. Mail Unread Menu 13. MenuClockCalender 14. Menuprefs 15. Menushade 16. MenuUtils-sweet 17. Meteorolgist 18. Moving Desktop 19. MUMenu 20. OSXPlanet 21. Photo Desktop-Sweet 22. Recent Tunes 23. Semulov-good one 24. SlimBatteryMonitor 25. Tempature Monitor 26. Trackerling 27. UptimeinMenuBar 28. VirtueDesktop 29. YouControl Tunes There is a website that has most of these in one place...it is called "SuperMenu Bar Items" or something like that.




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