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  • htop icon

    htop

    htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • SystemExplorer icon

    SystemExplorer

    System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network...

    Free Windows

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    WinSpy++

    WinSpy++ is a handy programmer's utility which can be used to select and view the properties of any window in the system. WinSpy is based around the...

    Open Source Windows

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    Window Detective

    Window Detective is a programmer's tool used to "spy" on an application's windows and allows you to view and even modify some of its properties. Key...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Open Source, pain free installation, works on windows 7 using for development now 10 minutes after discovering it. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It does almost all things spy does, but it can not show messages for children of a window. That is not supported here. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • WinCheat icon

    WinCheat

    WinCheat is like Spy++ in that it lets you dig deep into the internals of the PE format and the Win32 Windowing subsystems.

    Open Source Windows

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  • Winspector Spy icon

    Winspector Spy

    Have you ever used Spy++ that comes with MSVC? If you have then you know what Winspector is - but take out all of the annoyances of Spy++ and add in a big bag of handy...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Window-Spy.com is dead, but last version of Winspector Spy, 1.0b Build 37, can be still downloaded from Softpedia or AutoHotKey (see the comment).
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    Free Extended Task Manager

    The Extended Task Manager provides additional Windows process management features and information about disk activity and network port usage.

    Free Windows

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  • Chameleon Task Manager icon

    Chameleon Task Manager

    Chameleon Task Manager is Windows task manager that enables the complete control of processes running on a computer optimizing the performance of Windows. It also...

    Freemium Windows

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    Python System Monitor

    Python System Monitor (Psymon) is a cross-platform, task and performance monitor. Features: Global processes monitoring. System load history...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive
  • WinID icon

    WinID

    WinID is controls & windows identification utility that is both powerful and compact. Its main purpose is to give an easy way to retrieve information about Microsoft...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • TaskInfo icon

    TaskInfo

    TaskInfo is a poweful utility that combines and improves features of Task Manager and System Information tools. It visually monitors (in text and graphical forms)...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Tasks Explorer

    Tasks Explorer is a freeware opensource computer program providing functionality for collecting extended information about processes running in system in real time. ...

    Free Mac

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  • XWinspector

    Discover hidden features of other software with XWinSpector. It works like Spy++ but has many other features!

    Free Personal Windows

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    • Discontinued Official website inaccessible but download still available at download sites.
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    Pserv

    pserv.cpl is a Windows Control Panel Applet that Allows you to -control all NT services and devices -uninstall applications -replace eventviewer -replace task...

    Free Windows

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    • More of a glorified task manager than a diagnostic tool... SamBAug 2015 Disagree   Agree

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