Missed that old Windows handy calendar on the taskbar?

There are quite a lot of menu bar calendar alternatives out there.

Having tried all of the above, at least in Mac OS X version 10.11 El Capitan, I’ve found that the most practical is Day-O. That’s just simply because it can replace the original calendar and just show the little drop-down month view calendar as expected.

After you install the application, you’ll see two calendars on the menu bar.

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Just click the new one on the right and hit preferences. Now check the settings, so that it looks like the original.

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Don’t forget to uncheck the “Show Icon” checkbox. All you have to do now is to hide the original time on the menu bar. Click on it and hit “Open Date & Time Preferences…” and then uncheck this and you’re done.

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Now everything should look like this:

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April 3, 2016