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FileMon Alternatives

FileMon is described as 'An application that allows you monitor what files programs are accessing' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to FileMon for Windows, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Monitor, which is free. Other great apps like FileMon are fseventer and PrcView.

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  • FreeProprietary
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An application that allows you monitor what files programs are accessing.

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    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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    fseventer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    8 alternatives to fseventer 

    Graphically observe filesystem changes using the same underlying API as Spotlight. One example of use could be to determine what files are changed via software installation, preferences, etc...

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    Website/app unavailable, website reads:Sorry folks...fernLightning.com is temporarily offline31 July 2015

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    PrcView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    45 alternatives to PrcView 

    PrcView is a process viewer utility that displays detailed information about processes running under Windows. For each process it displays memory, threads and module usage. For each DLL it shows full path and version information.

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

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 5.2.15.1, released on 2006, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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