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iPulse 3 is now available!

Thousands of customers have been using iPulse to keep an eye on their Mac’s performance since it was introduced back in 2002. Now, the first app to display system status is optimized for El Capitan!

Download from the Mac App Store

Using its concise and appealing user interface, iPulse graphically displays the inner workings of OS X on your desktop, menu bar or Dock. The presentation is totally configurable so you can set exactly what you need and view it just the way you want.

iPulse comes with ten built-in presets that let you quickly choose a setup that works best for your needs. You can also download new looks from this website.

This new version also fully compatible with the new "rootless" System Integrity Protection introduced in El Capitan: it's designed to use system resources efficiently and securely.


  • Monitor numerous OS X statistics including:
    • CPU activity
    • System load over time
    • Network bandwidth and activity
    • Memory activity and usage
    • Battery & wireless signal strength
    • Disk usage
    • Current time and date
  • Compact, clever & fully customizable user interface
  • Presents information both graphically and with text
  • Beautiful on Retina display
  • Fits in perfectly with the new system appearances
  • Save & load custom appearances
  • Minimizes impact on system performance
  • View data on the desktop, in the menu bar or Dock
  • Show & hide windows using system hotkeys

What Others Say

We invite you to check out these on-line reviews of iPulse for Mac OS X:

  • 10/10 - Ars Technica
  • 9/10 -
  • Five Apples -

"iPulse displays all of your vital information at a glance. There are other system monitors, but excellent design gives iPulse the edge."

  • 4 mice
  • MacWorld Magazine