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Alternate Task Manager Alternatives

Alternate Task Manager is described as 'This program shows a list of all running processes of the current system, which may be refreshed by a customizable interval' and is a process management tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Alternate Task Manager for Windows, PortableApps.com, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like Alternate Task Manager are Process Monitor, SystemExplorer, Windows Task Manager and StatusPilatus.

Alternate Task Manager alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Process Monitoring Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Alternate Task Manager.
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  • Windows
  • Self-Hosted

This program shows a list of all running processes of the current system, which may be refreshed by a customizable interval.

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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    68 alternatives to Process Explorer 

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows. The top always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information...

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    1.  PortableProcess Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Process Monitor icon

    Process Monitor

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to Process Monitor 

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. It combines the features of two legacy Sysinternals utilities, Filemon and Regmon, and adds an extensive list of enhancements including rich and...

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    1.  PortableProcess Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. SystemExplorer icon

    SystemExplorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to SystemExplorer 

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

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    1.  PortableSystemExplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    While mostly functional it and its website hasn't been updated since 2017 and forums and support are gone.

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  4. Windows Task Manager is a task manager application included with Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that provides detailed information about computer performance and running applications, processes and CPU usage, commit charge and memory information, network...

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    StatusPilatus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 alternatives to StatusPilatus 

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

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    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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  6. Task Manager DeLuxe (TMX) is based on MiTeC System Information Component Suite and offers powerful features available in standard Windows Task Manager in lightweight portable package with many more enhancements.

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    1.  LightweightMiTeC Task Manager Deluxe consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableMiTeC Task Manager Deluxe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    AnVir Task Manager

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    36 alternatives to AnVir Task Manager 

    This tool controls programs, disk, CPU. Replace task manager, tweak and tune up XP or Vista. Speed up windows startup. Get rid of spyware and viruses.

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    1.  PortableAnVir Task Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Be careful! The downloader of AnVir Task Manager can install malwares! To avoid the InstallManager read the post at http://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/12033/how-to-avoid-the-installmanager/

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    Startup Application Manager
  8. Atmonitor icon

    Atmonitor

    • Mac
    55 alternatives to Atmonitor 

    Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool atMonitor is the most advanced monitoring tool for Mac OS X that displays system activity in real-time. It is designed to allow quick assessment of computers state and it is powerful enough to make it a core utility in anyones sys.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.7.1, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    Venmon

    • Windows
    15 alternatives to Venmon 

    Venmon is a compact size system monitoring utility and multi-ping tool for Windows. It can monitor system memory, processor, battery life, uptime, idle time, network traffic, and drives.

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    1.  PortableVenmon can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Security Task Manager icon

    Security Task Manager

    • Windows
    46 alternatives to Security Task Manager 

    Security Task Manager shows comprehensible information about programs and processes running on the computer. For each Windows process, it improves on Windows Task Manager, providing:

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