htop Alternatives

    htop is described as 'interactive process viewer for Linux. It text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses' 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 most liked alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like htop are glances (Free, Open Source), Process Lasso (Freemium), Windows Task Manager (Free) and SystemExplorer (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 11, 2021

    • Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      Made for Windows, this program is not similar enough to htop to count as an alternative.
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      Negative comment 7 months ago 4 users agree

    • Glances is a CLI curses based monitoring tool for GNU/Linux and BSD OS. Glances uses the PsUtil library to get information from your system. It is developed in Python.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to htop.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      its cli based and works on windows. exactly what i googled and looked for.
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      Positive comment 4 months ago



    • Process Lasso is NOT yet another task manager. It is a process priority optimization and system automation utility.
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      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • 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...
      • Free
      • Windows
      Performance\CPU\ right-click on graph Change graph to > Overall utilization (default), Logical processors, NUMA nodes
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      Positive comment over 1 year ago 2 users agree

      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.
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      Negative comment almost 2 years ago 0 users agree and 7 don't

    • System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network connections...
      • Free
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
    • System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • GNOME
    • Easy to use, with a game inspired menu system.
      Fast and "mostly" responsive UI with UP, DOWN keys process selection.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      It has lots of info in just one screen. It's even better than htop. Nonetheless I have both installed, just in case.
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      Positive comment 5 months ago

    • 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...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      It's a great alternative but it's not terminal
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      Positive comment 5 months ago 1 users agree

    • vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Vtop has pretty braile graphs, as well as tight vim styled key bindings.
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      Positive comment almost 2 years ago 1 users agree and 2 don't

    • Monitor your PC like never before!.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux