Tray Bar Thingies ‘r’ Us

I have a lot of things in my main tray bar on OS X, and a bunch more I hide in a second tray. Here are they, in two rows:

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Some of my favorites, in no particular order:

  • Bartender, to organize all the following crap
  • Forecast Bar, for weather
  • Fantastical, the best Mac calendar app
  • ToDoist, for todos
  • CardHop, because I don’t remember who are or where to find you
  • Various iStat menus, mostly to make sure I don’t drive my Mac to its knees
  • Snagit, without which computers wouldn’t be worth using
  • MemClean, because Macs are memory pigs and need to be cleaned constantly
  • SoundSource from Rogue Amoeba, because Macs make it too hard to manage sound
  • Little Snitch, to manage network traffic in and out
  • Rocket, for quick replacement of things like 🙂 with 😄
  • PopClip, which completes me
  • CarbonCopy Cloner, which saves from all of TimeMachine’s screwups
  • TextExpander, because I’m too lazy to type, even when I’m typing 
  • DisplayResX, because I have a bunch of monitors and want all them all configured just so
  • Amphetamine, because Macs have a bad habit of shutting down during something really important
  • Alfred, which does too many things to count, but mostly just makes me magically faster

I’m sure I’ve forgotten a few things, but that’s the gist.