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Disk LED

By Raul Ignacio Verano

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Have you ever wondered why your machine is not responding? Have you ever wished it had a LED indicating your disk's activity?

Well, now it does! Disk LED is a very simple unobtrusive application that lives in your status bar and displays just that: an indicator of your disk activity.

Disk LED shows activity for any internal or external storage device in a separate or summarized way (only for the devices you wish to monitor).

You can choose between many LED models to suit your status bar style, and overlay an indicator to know which of them are removable or optical drives.

Just hover with your mouse over the leds and you can see a tooltip to know which is which.

You can also change the refresh rate to decide how many milliseconds you can tolerate without knowing exactly what your disks are doing!

If you are experiencing any problems or would like to send us a suggestion, please contact or tweet us @agileroute and we'll be happy to help you.

What's New in Version 2.1

- Option to show contained volumes instead of disk model as tooltip.
- Fixed: some external devices didn't disappear when unmounted if "Ignore devices that doesn't contain any media inserted" is enabled.


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Customer Reviews



Nice little app

I got this app when it was offered for free, so I can't complain. It works as it's supposed to and has never caused any problems for me. My only issue with it (and the reason I usually don't use it) is that I already have so many goodies up in my menubar, that this little light is not visible most of the time. I think it was great when offered free, but I don't believe I'd pay for it. (unless there was a way to put the light somewhere where I could see it more often)

it's worked for me

Ive used this program for over 6 months and works really well. without this program i do not know how hard my macbook is working

Disk LED
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: Nov 01, 2011
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 1.0 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Raul Ignacio Verano

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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