Simple Battery Monitor 4+


    • 3.8 • 11 Ratings
    • Free



Simple Battery Monitor shows remaining time, charge percentage and battery status in a compact menu bar app.

* It warns you with an orange arrow icon when some apps consume too much power.

* Time remaining adapts to your usage and when some demanding apps start consuming too much power it shows time remaining as if those consuming apps continue to run.

* You can view cycle count in the status menu

* Notifies when the battery is low and the battery level is critical.

* Time remaining is for both charging and discharging.

* It shows the estimated time in case of unplugged when it is charging

What’s New

Version 1.5.2

Build for M1 Devices

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Wwestjr ,

Battery life indicator

I am now unsure which indicator is correct, the Mac supplied dock reference or this app. The computer interanl Mac reading says I have 82% remaining battery life and rhe app says 78%. Which one is correct?

Developer Response ,

Thank you for using Simple Battery Monitor.
I use a different battery charge computation method. MacOS considers the battery is full when it is actually around 95% full and computes the remaining charge based on this level.
I take 100% as the full level and this may result in around 4%-5% difference.

jklerd ,


This works great on my 2020 Intel MacbookPro (5 stars there), but not so much on my 2021 M1 (1 star) On the M1 it seems to never think I have more than 9 minutes of charge. It will stay on 0:09 for hours, then on 0:08 for hours, etc. Right now it says I'm discharging and have 0:07 and 86% battery. Activity Monitor says I have 9:21.

Update: charging time seems to be accurate. It's only inaccurate on discharge.

Somagiri ,

doesn't seem accurate

I like the design, but the percentage is not accurate. Shows 33% while system prefs and bettery medic both show 26%. Computer turned off yesterday when this app was still showing enough that it should have stayed on a while longer.

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