Hide-It Alternatives

    Hide-It is described as 'Hide-it allows you to hide any application window and it's button in the taskbar, the application is also removed from the Alt-Tab chain, so it won't disturb your task switching, it's just as if it wasn't there' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to Hide-It for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hide-It are TrayIt! (Free), Min2Tray (Free, Open Source) and HideWin (Free).

    This page was last updated May 21, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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

    1. 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!

      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      What Min2Tray can do for you: minimize a window by right clicking on its close button user may define hotkeys for almost everything BossKey: hide all visible windows (exceptions possible) with one keypress StartupMinimize: auto-hide certain windows upon startup of...
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      • FreeProprietary
      • 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. It appears to be abandonware, but it is only 13KB and still works.

      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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