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KDocker Alternatives

KDocker is described as *'will help you dock any application into the system tray. This means you can dock Openoffice, xmms, Firefox, Thunderbird, anything!

Just point and click. Works for all NET WM compliant window managers - that includes KDE, GNOME, Xfce, Fluxbox and many more'* and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to KDocker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, PortableApps.com, Linux, Thunderbird and X11. The best alternative is SmartSystemMenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KDocker are RBTray, 4t Tray Minimizer, DM2 and Clicky Gone.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. SmartSystemMenu icon

    SmartSystemMenu

    45 alternatives to SmartSystemMenu 

    SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:

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  2. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

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    1.  PortableRBTray can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

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    • 4t Tray Minimizer icon

      4t Tray Minimizer

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      22 alternatives to 4t Tray Minimizer 

      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:

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      Minimize to tray
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      DM2

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      40 alternatives to DM2 

      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

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      1.  PortableDM2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        Discontinued

        Last version is from 2007

        Enhanced system menu
        Open/Save dialog favorites & recent
      • Clicky Gone icon

        Clicky Gone

        • Windows
        • PortableApps.com
        20 alternatives to Clicky Gone 

        Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.

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        1.  PortableClicky Gone can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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        • GhostTile icon

          GhostTile

          • Mac
          12 alternatives to GhostTile 

          Hide your running applications from Dock.

           GhostTile has no features, suggest some!
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        • TrayIt! icon

          TrayIt!

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          38 alternatives to TrayIt! 

          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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        • TopMenu icon

          TopMenu

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Windows
          39 alternatives to TopMenu 

          TopMenu is a functionality clone of PowerMenu, but designed to be compatible with Windows 7 and 64-bit systems.

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          1.  PortableTopMenu can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        • stalonetray

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Linux
          • openSUSE
          • Arch Linux
          • Openbox
          • Fedora
          • Ubuntu
          • Compiz
          • Debian
          • X11
          • Enlightenment
          • Xmonad
          15 alternatives to stalonetray 

          Stalonetray is a stand-alone system tray (notification area) for X Window System/X11. Working with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager, it has minimal build and run-time dependencies (X11 lib only). Complete XEMBED support under development.

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        • FireTray icon

          FireTray

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Windows
          • Linux
          • Waterfox
          • Pale Moon
          • Thunderbird
          • SeaMonkey
          • Firefox
          15 alternatives to FireTray 

          FireTray is system tray extension for Linux and Windows that targets Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

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          Discontinued

          The developer announced in December 2015 that the extension was no longer developed: https://foudil.fr/blog/209/the-web-is-not-the-platform/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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