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Stack Apps is a question and answer site for apps, scripts, and development with the Stack Exchange API. It's 100% free, no registration required.

This product is discontinued.

The post about it is retained below for posterity.


Tired of manually checking for new answers and comments? Ever wished to access the new Stackoverflow questions with one click? ProStack Lite is the solution.

ProStack Lite is a convenient menubar app for OS X. It notifies you of new answers and comments from StackOverflow, and provides quick access to the StackOverflow site. The best of all? The Lite version is free! (Full version coming in October.)

Mac App Store link


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Feature Overview

  • Live icon that changes color when new answer or comment from StackOverflow arrives *
  • One-click access to with the integrated web view
  • Open the current page in the browser
  • Enhanced for Retina displays
  • Multi-touch gestures for web view navigation (OS X 10.7+)
  • Automatically start with OS X

(*) Due to the caching nature of the StackExchange API, the notifications will arrive within a short delay of about two minutes.


If you have any PROBLEMS with ProStack Lite, please contact us at SUPPORT@LESSAPPS.NET ;)

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This program sits and spins between authorizing and "returning to ProStack" messages. OSX 10.8.2 – Sam Axe Jan 25 '13 at 23:43
I think this application is no longer maintained as more than 3 months have passed since @Dan-o posted a comment about the spinning issue and it is still not fixed. – Adam Siemion May 12 '13 at 5:48
Is this true that is not maintained anymore? :( that's sad... – sorin Nov 28 '13 at 10:23
It's also not available in the Swiss store. :( Is there any alternative to this? – Joshua Muheim Jan 29 '14 at 9:41
@JoshuaMuheim yes, SENotifier. Not much activity on the github repo, but it's still working fine. – Guillaume Algis Feb 3 '14 at 20:19
This app is not available in US app store? :( – skv Mar 7 '14 at 0:02
Hi, yes we are sorry to announce that ProStack is discontinued, due to poor sales and the newly-added browser support for native notifications. :( If you use Chrome, we recommend as a replacement, before StackOverflow adds support for Native Push Notifications. – zavié Mar 17 '14 at 17:37

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