Bartender 4

Take control of your menu bar


Bartender is an award-winning app for macOS that superpowers your menu bar, giving you total control over your menu bar items, what's displayed, and when, with menu bar items only showing when you need them.
Bartender improves your workflow with quick reveal, search, custom hotkeys and triggers, and lots more.

Download Free Trial
4 weeks trial then prompts to purchase
Buy Now $15
USD $15 + local taxes, Upgrade discount available

Bartender 4 is for macOS Big Sur

If you are using an older version of macOS, Bartender 4 will not work.
Would you like to see Bartender 3 for your version of macOS?

See Bartender 3

New in Bartender 4

Quick Reveal

Lightning-fast access to your menu bar items is now possible with Quick Reveal. Get instant access to your hidden menu bar items simply by moving your mouse to the menu bar, or if you prefer, by clicking the menu bar.


Bartender Bar

The Bartender Bar is back!
Access your hidden menu bar items in the Bartender Bar beneath the menu bar. Great if you need more room for all your menu bar apps.


Menu Bar Item Spacing

Reduce the space between menu bar items using Bartender, allowing you to have the same spacing as previous macOS versions, or even less, allowing you to have more menu bar items.


Quick Search

Quick Search will change the way you use your menu bar apps.
Instantly find, show, and activate menu bar items, all from your keyboard.


Triggers

With the power of the new Triggers in Show for Updates, you now have options when an item shows.
Triggers include: any change, icon matching, or a script.
Allowing you to show menu bar items exactly when you need them.
Bartender also includes some unique Triggers for:

  • Battery - show when on battery power or at specific levels.
  • WiFi - show when not connected to a WiFi network.
  • Time Machine - show while time machine is backing up.


macOS Big Sur and M1 Support

Bartender 4 is designed for all the great changes in macOS with Big Sur.
Bartender 4 runs native and lightning-fast on M1 macs.


Menu bar layout

More powerful and refined, with the new menu bar layout screen, you have complete control of your menu bar items.
You can have them hidden but still easily accessible.
Set your most essential menu bar items always visible.
Define the exact order of menu bar items for your workflow.
Bartender will keep your items ordered as you want.


Hotkeys for any menu bar item

Add hotkeys for any menu bar item; this can show and activate any menu bar item via any hotkey you assign.

Menu bar Spacers

With Spacers, your menu bar is uniquely your own, with the ability to customize menu item grouping and display labels or emojis to personalize your menu bar.

AppleScript support

Use Apple Script to show and activate menu bar items. Fantastic for some advanced workflows.

More space on small screens

Swap shown items for your hidden ones to take up less menu bar space, allowing you to have more menu bar items on a smaller screen.

Search and Activate menu bar item using Spotlight

Search and Activate menu bar item using Spotlight. Just start your search with the keyword "Bartender ".

New menu bar items

You can choose where new menu items will appear in your menu bar, shown for instant access, or hidden for less distraction.

Much more still to come....

Download Free Trial
4 weeks trial then prompts to purchase
Buy Now $15
USD $15 + local taxes, Upgrade discount available

FAQ

Can I use Bartender 4 on macOS Catalina or earlier?

Bartender 4 is only compatible with macOS Big Sur. Because of the massive changes in macOS Big Sur Bartender 4 could only be designed to work with the new version of macOS. You can use a Bartender 4 license with Bartender 3.

Is Bartender 4 free?

No Bartender 4 is not free. It has a 4 week trial after this Bartender 4 will be $15, and will have a great discount of 50% for users with a license to any previous version of Bartender.

I recently bought Bartender 3 do I need to pay for an upgrade?

If you bought Bartender 3 after April 2020 you are entitled to a free upgrade to Bartender 4, Bartender 4 will accept and use your Bartender 3 license.

How do I update from a previous version?

You need to be on macOS Big Sur, then you can download Bartender 4 from the website, open the disk image and move Bartender 4 to your applications folder. You can then delete any previous versions of Bartender you have and launch Bartender 4.

How do I buy an upgrade from a previous version?

Click Buy Now, then select Upgrade to Bartender 4. You will be prompted to enter your previous license details, once submitted and instantly verified you will be able to purchase a Bartender 4 license with a 50% discount.

Can I use my license on all my macs?

Yes, a license is for use on all the macs you own and are the main user of.

I am having a problem with Bartender 4

Please contact us with as much information as possible by sending feedback in Bartender or by emailing [email protected] Screen recordings and screen shots always help a lot.