Free Hide-It Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 4 alternatives to Hide-It so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Hide-It alternatives are TrayIt! (Free), Min2Tray (Free, Open Source) and HideWin (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 13, 2018

    • 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
    • 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


    • 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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      • 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