BwanaDik for Mac

BwanaDik for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    November 13, 2009
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  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

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  • 4 stars

    "i love it, but it keeps disappearing"

    October 17, 2010   |   By plaintiger

    Version: BwanaDik 3.3


    shows me the status of my 'net connection at a glance, and more at a click.


    has been disappearing from my menu bar lately - it might be closing/sleeping my MacBook Pro that makes it go away...but i'm not sure. i've just often looked for it and found it AWOL lately (i'm running 10.6.4)


    i've been using BwanaDik steadily on all my machines for about two years now, i think...i love its functionality; it's one of the first things i install after getting a new machine or wiping or creating a new user on an old one. and i don't even use all its functionality - namely, i don't have it display any alerts. i just love its combining the IP-address-in-menu-bar function with the little customizable status light that tells me how my connection's doing at a glance. my only complaint is that version 3.3 doesn't seem to be completely comfortable with 10.6.4; i keep looking for BwanaDik in my menu bar and finding it's quit somewhere along the line...and i've never seen a crash report or alert about it on my screen, so it must be crashing very surreptitiously, below the OS's radar or something. it's disconcerting...such that i think i might look around and see if there's another app that provides quite the same functionality.

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    Full Specifications

    What's new in version 3.3
    Works with Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). No longer supported under 10.4. Ability to send email alerts removed, as Apple removed the ability to do this in Cocoa under 10.5. Thanks, Apple.
    Publisher John Schilling
    Publisher web site
    Release Date November 13, 2009
    Date Added November 13, 2009
    Version 3.3
    Category Communications
    Subcategory Dial-up Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh
    Additional Requirements
    Download Information
    File Size 290.49KB
    File Name BwanaDik.dmg
    Total Downloads 2,195
    Downloads Last Week 6
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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