4t Tray Minimizer Alternatives

    4t Tray Minimizer is described as 'lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions:'. There are more than 10 alternatives to 4t Tray Minimizer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, PortableApps.com, Linux, openSUSE and Arch Linux. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 4t Tray Minimizer are Actual Window Manager (Paid), RBTray Fork (Free, Open Source), SmartSystemMenu (Free, Open Source) and Always on Top (Free).

    This page was last updated May 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

    1. Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1. FILE FOLDERS improves Windows folders navigation adding two additional title buttons: recent folders, favorite folders.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      A minor fork of RBTray.
    2. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Keep Any Window Visible Always.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2007

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      • Mac
      Features Hide running applications from Dock. Multiple ways: Drag & Drop Select from /Applicaton folder Click icon on Dock Per app config to hide or add menubar item. Per app keyboard shortcut to quick open it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.
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    3. TrayIt! - minimize to the system icon tray any program (Outlook Express, Notepad, Word, Internet Explorer, Sunbird, Thunderbird, Opera, OpenOffice etc.) and get more room in the Taskbar!

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.6.5.5, released on June 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • Arch Linux
      • Openbox
      • Fedora
      • Ubuntu
      • Compiz
      • Debian
      • X11
      • Enlightenment
      • Xmonad
      Stalonetray is a stand-alone system tray (notification area) for X Window System/X11. Working with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager, it has minimal build and run-time dependencies (X11 lib only). Complete XEMBED support under development.
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