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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 SmartSystemMenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GhostTile are RBTray, 4t Tray Minimizer, TrayIt! and TopMenu.

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Hide your running applications from Dock.

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  1. SmartSystemMenu icon

    SmartSystemMenu

    45 alternatives to SmartSystemMenu 

    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

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

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

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

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

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    • 4t Tray Minimizer icon

      4t Tray Minimizer

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      22 alternatives to 4t Tray Minimizer 

      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
    • TrayIt! icon

      TrayIt!

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      38 alternatives to TrayIt! 

      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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    • TopMenu icon

      TopMenu

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      39 alternatives to TopMenu 

      TopMenu is a functionality clone of PowerMenu, but designed to be compatible with Windows 7 and 64-bit systems.

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


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      KDocker

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      19 alternatives to KDocker 

      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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    • PowerMenu icon

      PowerMenu

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      43 alternatives to PowerMenu 

      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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      The Wonderful Icon

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      23 alternatives to The Wonderful Icon 

      The Wonderful Icon is a small Windows utility that resides in your PC's taskbar tray. With it, you can:

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    • Minime icon

      Minime

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      25 alternatives to Minime 

      Minime is a tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey. What makes this tool somewhat unique is that it keeps your system tray clean by minimizing all applications into a single tray icon.

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      This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
      Discontinued

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

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    • HideWin icon

      HideWin

      34 alternatives to HideWin 

      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. It appears to be abandonware, but it is only 13KB and still works.

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

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

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