Finder is the way to go for most people with a Mac. Heavy users need more horsepower. That’s when Finder replacement utilities come in handy, making your data shuffling a little snappier.
Check out these Mac Menu Bar Files & Folders Apps:
With Folder Peek you can access documents, files, folders, and apps from your menu bar. It’s an alternative to Dock folders, just more powerful and customizable. Each folder you add gets its own menu bar icon that you can customize and move around.
CustomMenu is a menu bar app that lets you build your own global menu containing your favorite apps, files, and folders. Once created, you can quickly navigate through folders, browse its contents and open items.
Dropover sits in your menu bar. Once you drag files onto the icon, a square window pops open where you can drop them in.
When you have everything together, you can drag the files as one stack from the Dropover window to a new location.
This menu bar app is a convenient way (drag and drop) to work with your favorite local folders, Google Drive, or Dropbox. Log into multiple accounts and drag and drop to upload, download, or move files.