Quickly open Reddit links and get notified about new PMs, right from your Mac system menu bar.


Requires Mac OS X 10.6 or newer

BaconBar is Open Source Software!

Full control

View links from your Frontpage or only show specific subreddits. You can also specify how many links you want to see at once.


Get notified about new PMs or replies to your posts and comments. The refresh interval is configurable!


Version 1.5.3 2014-09-16
  • Prepared the Menu Bar Icons for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Version 1.5.2 2014-01-04
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Retina Images from loading
Version 1.5.1 2014-01-03
  • Now support down to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Version 1.5.0 2013-12-31
  • New Preference: Can open BaconBar on login
  • When saving changed preferences, the list is only reloaded if needed
Version 1.4.0 2013-12-30
  • Notification Center integration for unread PMs
  • Can open both links & comments at the same time
  • New Preference: Items can be removed after opening them
  • New Preference: Can load a single link after each removal
  • Set Title to 0 to disable the title length limit
  • Bugfix with the steppers in the Pref Window going too far
  • Stability improvements
Version 1.3.0 No public release
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for most static menu items
  • Can select between hot or new links
Version 1.2.0 No public release
  • Added PM functionality with another icon as notification
Version 1.1.0 No public release
  • User can select maximum title length
  • Activate the Preferences window after showing it
  • Enabled App Sandbox
  • Added Tooltips for truncated titles
Version 1.0.0 No public release
Initial release to beta testers. Thanks go to Max & Flo!