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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 a Window Manager 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!, Min2Tray and HideWin.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Hide-it allows you to hide any application window and it's button in the taskbar, the application is also removed from...

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    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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    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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  3. Min2Tray icon

    Min2Tray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Min2Tray - a utility for MS WindowsTM NT and higher to minimize and hide a window to system tray area of taskbar as icon.

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    HideWin

    • 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.

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