IP in menubar 4.6

Source code

This small application runs in the background and shows the current IP address of your Mac in the menu bar. There are options available to customize the appearance of the menu entry. The IP dddress is updated regulary. Switch on the Router option if you are behind a router or gateway. You can still see your local IP address in the menu.

You can quit this application using either its menu or the Activity Monitor (see /Applications/Utilities folder).

This application is freeware and provided as is.

IP in menubar is an example of what you can do in Xojo using the MBS Plugins and their NSStatusItemMBS class.

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Mac Mac OS X
10.9 to 10.13


( 7.8M )

Mac Mac OS X
10.7 to 10.12


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Older versions:
IPinmenubar45.dmg ( 5.0M )
IPinmenubarSL.dmg ( 4.1M )
IPinmenubar44.dmg ( 3.7M )
IPinmenubar43.dmg ( 2.5M )
IPinmenubar42.dmg ( 3.7M )
IPinmenubar41.dmg ( 3.6M )
IPinmenubar40.dmg ( 2.8M )


Making donations

This application is considered donation-ware (uncrippled shareware). If you find it indispensable, please consider making a donation.

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If you'd rather not use PayPal, you can send something to me directly at:
Christian Schmitz, Plaidter Straße 31a, 56645 Nickenich, Germany


Drop the application wherever you want it to be. You only need the application file and if you like you can add it to the login items in your user settings in system preferences to have it launched on login time.

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Trouble Shooting:

Using Little Snitch can disable access to the webservice used to query the external IP. But Little Snitch can be configured to allow internet access for this tool so it will work.

The application running:


MBS Xojo Plugins