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Welcome to xbar

xbar (the BitBar reboot) lets you put the output from any script/program in your macOS menu bar.

Digging deeper:

And finally...

Get started


Installing plugins

From an xbar menu, choose Preferences > Plugins... to use the xbar app to discover and manage plugins.

You can browse all the plugins online, or write your own.

The Plugin Directory

The plugin directory is folder on your Mac where the plugins live, located at ~/Library/Application Support/xbar/plugins.

  • If you're transitioning from Bitbar, move your plugins into this new folder to install them


If you'd like to contribute a plugin, head over to to get started.

Please do not send pull requests to this repo. Open an issue and start a conversation first. PRs will likely not be accepted.