GhostTile Alternatives

    GhostTile is described as 'Hide your running applications from Dock' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GhostTile for Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GhostTile are 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium), SmartSystemMenu (Free, Open Source), TrayIt! (Free) and PowerMenu (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 21, 2019

    • 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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
    • 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: Minimize To Tray...


    • SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
    • TrayIt! - minimize to the system icon tray any program (Outlook Express, Notepad, Word, Internet Explorer, Sunbird, Thunderbird, Opera, OpenOffice etc.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free
      • Windows
    • PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
    • Minime is a tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-10. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/minime-tool/

      • Free
      • Windows
    • The Wonderful Icon is a small Windows utility that resides in your PC's taskbar tray.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • TopMenu is a functionality clone of PowerMenu, but designed to be compatible with Windows 7 and 64-bit systems.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • HideWin sits in the system tray and enables you to hide any top-level window with its popup tray menu or an ALT+letter hotkey that it assigns automatically.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0, released on June 13th, 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • MinimizeToTrayTool is a utility that allows the user to minimize any application to the Windows system tray with its icon.
      No screenshots yet
      • Windows