HideIt Alternatives

    HideIt is described as 'Hide all your opened windows in just one right click!' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are nine alternatives to HideIt for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HideIt are 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium), TrayIt! (Free), MinimOther (Free) and Minime (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 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. 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 - any application can be minimized to the system tray.
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    2. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Endlessly minimizes all windows except the active one.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.

      Discontinued

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



      • Windows
      PS Tray Factory allows you to take a full control over icons in the system tray area of the taskbar. With PS Tray Factory you can: hide icons from system tray into menu, change the order of icons in the system tray (sort tray), restore tray icons after Explorer.
      • 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.

    3. MinimizeToTrayTool is a utility that allows the user to minimize any application to the Windows system tray with its icon.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Trayconizer allows you to minimize virtually any application to the system tray rather than having it take up valuable space in your taskbar. The screen shot to the left shows Trayconizer minimizing Notepad to the system tray.

      Discontinued

      released 19-Jan-2003

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