iStat Menus 5.1 adds support for new Macs and gives you more control

iStat Menus 5.1 adds support for Apple's latest MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models, while also improving support for the iMac with 5K Retina display. You can also now style iStat Menus for OS X Yosemite's dark and light modes independently.

Checkout the full list of changes and improvements below.

  • Improved performance and reduced memory usage.
  • Improved support for 5k iMac.
  • Added support for 2015 MacBook Airs.
  • Added support for 2015 13-inch MacBook Pro.
  • Added ability to have different skin settings for light and dark menu bar modes in Yosemite.
  • Added more memory details when using Memory Pressure mode.
  • Added an option to show activity for individual disks in the menubar.
  • Added an option to show activity for each disk in a fusion drive in the disks dropdown.
  • Added ability to rename cities.
  • Added an option to only show MB/s or Mb/s for bandwidth in the menubar.
  • Added new hardware info to network connection submenus.
  • Fixed some issues where disk activity was missing for some disks.
  • Fixed an issue with disk activity not working with SoftRAID disks.
  • Fixed an issue where disks could show 0KB free.
  • Fixed an issue with 12 hour time formats if system is set to 24 hour time.
  • Fixed an issue in the network extra where the primary interface setting may not have been working correctly in the menubar.
  • Improved per app network monitoring on Yosemite.
  • Improved GPU monitoring.
  • Improved disk activity monitoring.
  • Improved layout in disks dropdown when a disk has multiple partitions.
  • Improved display of some menubar text modes in Yosemite.
  • Improved event dots in calendar.
  • Improved moon item display when using Simple city layout.
  • Improved city database.

iStat Menus 5 launched last year with battery shaming, world clocks, and support for OS X Yosemite. You can download the latest update by opening the app and clicking the Check for Updates button.

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.