There are times when I want to fault Apple for not putting into macOS or iOS some feature that I like and want but have to get from a third party app developer. Take Calendar. Please. Calendar is about as 1999 as a Mac app can be.
What’s missing in Calendar is an option to click the Menubar at the top of any app to display a simple calendar. Wait. Doesn’t the Menubar give you the time to the second as well as the month date, and day of the week? That’s just not enough.
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Mac users seems to fall into two distinct groups. Those who have a dozen Mac apps open and running at any one time. And those who only open those apps they need at the moment. I fall into the former category and that means I have plenty of open apps, yet rely more and more on Menubar widgets.
Enter Calair, an inexpensive Mac pop-up calendar widget. Click the calendar in the Menubar and you get, well, the calendar.
Yep, Calair can be summoned with a click so you can see the current month in any one of three different themes. The arrows let you move forward and backwards to different months. The current day of the month is underlined.
There is also Calair in the Mac’s Notification center. Not bad for a couple of bucks, right?
Calair does not have an option to view Calendar events for the day, or enter or delete events. It’s just a calendar. Sometimes that’s all you need.