Free Menu Calendar 1.7 released for Mac OS X

Menu Calendar 1.7 gives you instant access to your calendar. The one and only feature of MenuCalendar is to display a monthly calendar view in a drawer when the user clicks an icon in the menu bar. Clicking on a day opens that day in iCal. The drawer can be set to automatically close after a given number of seconds. Menu Calendar is free for private and business use. In the future, the current feature set will remain free:

– Shows calendar week
– Select viewed month by using the forward or backward buttons
– Show current date by click of a button
– Preference to have the week start sundays or mondays
– Show date in iCal by clicking on a date
– Menu icon shows current date
– Sundays are shown in red
– Available in English, German and Finnish. See below for other languages.

More info and download link here.


  1. I’m on “retirement time” I don’t use a calander or even a clock anymore.

    I get up when I feel like it, go to sleep when I feel like it. Didn’t even know it was Easter until somebody called.

    It’s so nice not to have to worry about anything, probably why I got a Mac.

    Oh yea, I’ve been using them all my life anyway. Nice not to worry isn’t it?

    snot nosed first posters, eat your shorts

  2. Nice little app. Convenient for me anyway. Its very basic, but its nice to not have to open iCal all the time to check on a date. Would be nice if it could check iCal for the daily schedule though

  3. I’ve been using Menu Calendar since 10.1, maybe earlier. Can’t live without it. Still, the only improvement this has over the version 1.1 I’d been using is that the date now appears in the icon. I’ll take it though.

  4. As per Sailfish – retirement is wonderful, and time reminders are no longer necessary

    Though if it weren’t for DOSboxes I wouldn’t get those extra pennies. I’d starve if I had to rely on Macs…

  5. Sailfish, how did you get to retire at 20 years old? ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”wink” style=”border:0;” />
    “I got a Mac . . . I’ve been using them all my life”

  6. Excellent…also like the hide after a certain amount of time feature. This should’ve always been there and part of the OS despite iCal. Sometimes you just need a super quick reference and this provides that need. Thanks for making it free.

  7. OK, here’s a stupid question: why can’t I move it like I can the other items in the menu bar? Command-drag or any other key combo doesn’t seem to work, and I don’t see any info about it on their site, yet on their screen shot it sits to the left of the system icons (which is where I want it). Have I not had enough coffee today or what?

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