KDocker Alternatives

    KDocker is described as 'will help you dock any application into the system tray'. 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 RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KDocker are SmartSystemMenu (Free, Open Source), 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium), DM2 (Free, Open Source) and GhostTile (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 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. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
      show more


    2. 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.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2007

      show more
      • Mac
      Features Hide running applications from Dock. Multiple ways: Drag & Drop Select from /Applicaton folder Click icon on Dock Per app config to hide or add menubar item. Per app keyboard shortcut to quick open it.
      show more


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      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.
      show more
    3. 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.

      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • Arch Linux
      • Openbox
      • Fedora
      • Ubuntu
      • Compiz
      • Debian
      • X11
      • Enlightenment
      • Xmonad
      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.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Thunderbird
      • SeaMonkey
      • Firefox
      FireTray is system tray extension for Linux and Windows that targets Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

      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 and Pale Moon

      show more
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options. The extra menus are: Priority, Always On Top, Transparency and Minimize To Tray.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

      show more
    Showing 10 of 19 alternatives