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Clicky Gone Alternatives

Clicky Gone is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Clicky Gone for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Thunderbird, X11 and Windows Live Messenger. The best alternative is SmartSystemMenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Clicky Gone are RBTray, 4t Tray Minimizer, TrayIt! and Hide my Windows.

Clicky Gone alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Clicky Gone.
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  • Windows
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  1. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:

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  2. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

    ⚫︎ PortableRBTray can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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  3. 4t Tray Minimizer icon

    4t Tray Minimizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions:

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    Minimize to tray
  4. TrayIt! icon

    TrayIt!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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!

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    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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  5. Hide my Windows icon

    Hide my Windows

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    HMW is a free program to hide away the Windows on your desktop. With HMW you can set any program Window as hidden, while the program itself will run silently in the background. Additionally all the Hotkeys used can be customized to your needs.

    ⚫︎ PortableHide my Windows can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. stalonetray

    • 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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  7. KDocker icon

    KDocker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    KDocker will help you dock any application into the system tray. This means you can dock Openoffice, xmms, Firefox, Thunderbird, anything!

    Just point and click. Works for all NET WM compliant window managers - that includes KDE, GNOME, Xfce, Fluxbox and many more.

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    On KDE
  8. FireTray icon

    FireTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    FireTray is system tray extension for Linux and Windows that targets Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFireTray is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Discontinued

    The developer announced in December 2015 that the extension was no longer developed: https://foudil.fr/blog/209/the-web-is-not-the-platform/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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  9. mapmywindows icon

    mapmywindows

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    A small program to show and hide windows in X window system. Most Linux distributions use a display server with X window system, you can easily hide and show windows using this program.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacemapmywindows either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Portablemapmywindows can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. PowerMenu icon

    PowerMenu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options. The extra menus are: Priority, Always On Top, Transparency and Minimize To Tray.

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    Discontinued

    The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

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