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Farensius

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Description

Farensius displays the current weather on your menu bar.

You can also set the menu drop-down to show a 5 day forecast and extended weather report.

Note: If the temperature does not seem correct for your city, try to be more specific. For example you can use the following format for the City field: "CITY, STATE/PROVINCE, COUNTRY".

What's New in Version 1.2.1

Major bug fixes!
- Weather provider problem.
- Snow Leopard compatibility.

And a few little improvements:
- Weather forecast extended to 5 days.
- Added "feels like" for current condition.
- Updated wind condition to use appropriate unit that matches temperature unit.

Note:
- The new weather provider works slightly differently. If the temperature does not seem correct for your city, try to be more specific. For example you can use the following format for the City field: "CITY, STATE/PROVINCE, COUNTRY".

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Only Flaw: No Retina

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β€’ useful, customizable drop-down menu
β—¦ weather, temperature, humidity, wind velocity, 5-day forecast, update time
β€’ range of update frequencies
β€’ simple, monochrome weather icon
β€’ font options suited to OS defaults
β—¦ choices: size of date/time, size of battery percentage

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β€’ no Retina screen support for weather icon and UI images
β—¦ only criterion for missing star

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easily the best menu-bar weather app on the Mac App Store, even beating out paid apps in functionality
however, looks out of place on MacBook Pro Retina models (model numbers: A1398, A1425, A1502)

Overall, Very Nice App

Overall, I find this app to be very accurate, easy, and minimal. It's gives me the information I want, at a glance, and I'm quite happy with it. The only thing I would really like to see in the app is a way to "drag" the icon around in my menu (Using Cmd+Drag as can be done with many of the Apple app icons). Right now the display always gets put over to the far left on my menu and I'd really like to have it over by my date/time display. This shouldn't be too hard of a fix for the dev and I'm definitely hoping to see it in a later update.

Best on the market

Previous to using Farensius, I used Weatherbug. When Weatherbug quit working, I had to look for an alternative. I've tried quite a few but none of them fit the bill. That's when I came across Farensius. I downloaded it and started it up. This is Weatherbug reincarnated!

Unobtrusive, just gives you a little temperature readout with a dropdown forcast. It's nice, bunch of features and it's free! I'd gladly pay for this app if it ever went paid.

Farensius
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Weather
  • Updated: Sep 05, 2012
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • Size: 1.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Shan Huang

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later, 64-bit processor

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