htop Alternatives

    htop is described as 'interactive process viewer for Linux. It text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to htop for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like htop are Glances (Free, Open Source), Windows Task Manager (Free), GNOME System Monitor (Free, Open Source) and SystemExplorer (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 17, 2021

    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.
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      Process Explorer vs htop opinions
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      dadoomer Made for Windows, this program is not similar enough to htop to count as an alternative.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

      ab1 Process Explorer can monitor GPUs out of box.
      Positive comment 4 months ago

    2. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.
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      Glances vs htop opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Glances is a great alternative to htop.
      its cli based and works on windows. exactly what i googled and looked for.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago


    3. Windows Task Manager is a task manager application included with Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that provides detailed information about computer performance and running applications, processes and CPU usage, commit charge and memory information, network...
      Windows Task Manager vs htop opinions
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      Performance\CPU\ right-click on graph Change graph to > Overall utilization (default), Logical processors, NUMA nodes
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      Using htop we can see the load on every core separately while Task Manager just shows us an overview of all the cores, and not in details.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    4. System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
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    5. System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network connections, system resources and more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Easy to use, with a game inspired menu system. Fast and "mostly" responsive UI with UP, DOWN keys process selection. Function for showing detailed stats for selected process. Ability to filter processes. Easy switching between sorting options.
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      Bashtop vs htop opinions
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      It has lots of info in just one screen. It's even better than htop. Nonetheless I have both installed, just in case.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

    6. KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.
      KSysGuard vs htop opinions
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      ab1 You can monitor GPUs with ksysguard-gpu.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

      It's a great alternative but it's not terminal
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

      more options and better UI
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    7. Resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes. Python port of bashtop. Features: - Easy to use, with a game inspired menu system.
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    8. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.
      vtop vs htop opinions
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      Vtop has pretty braile graphs, as well as tight vim styled key bindings.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    9. psutil is a module providing an interface for retrieving information on all running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, users) in a portable way by using Python, implementing many functionalities offered by command line tools such as: ps, top, df...
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