KillSwitch Alternatives

    KillSwitch is described as 'advanced system monitoring tool that part of' and is a Process Management Tool in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to KillSwitch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like KillSwitch are htop (Free, Open Source), Process Monitor (Free), Glances (Free, Open Source) and Windows Task Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. Processes is a power tool to help you monitor and control the processes running on your Mac. It provides both a wide overview of the activity on your system, while also allowing you to drill-down to the inner workings of each individual process.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AbpMon is a resizable and dockable toolbar on your desktop for any Windows system ((95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, WinXP 32 and 64 bit, Server 2003 32 and 64 bit, Vista 32 and 64 bit.
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    2. Magican Lite is a free system monitor utility. It could help users monitor CPU and memory usage, watch on download and upload speed and detect temperature of CPU and GPU from the tiny and flexible floating window.


      The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.0.0, released in April 2012, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

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    3. With ProcessScanner Uniblue takes the perspiration and guesswork out of researching the processes running on your PC.


      Downloadable software is discontinued, the site is now service based:

    4. Security Process Explorer Give you detailed information about each and every process. Indicate whether a process is safe or not. Allow you to terminate process with a single click. Let you block any unwanted processes or malware.

    5. Auslogics Task Manager shows how much CPU, RAM, Disk Usage, or Internet bandwidth is used by the processes running on your computer. The program will also show you the services and open files; you will be able to see which programs keep which files open.


      This product is no more available on Auslogics website, but you can find it on

    6. Tasks Explorer is a freeware opensource computer program providing functionality for collecting extended information about processes running in system in real time.
    7. Kiwi application monitor is a small program which lets you monitor your applications/processes, Windows and User activity...
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    8. This program shows a list of all running processes of the current system, which may be refreshed by a customizable interval. It is also possible to filter the processes by a process-Id. The program may also exit processes.
    9. myProcesses is a versatile process manager software. It enables process-level monitoring of various computer processes, as well as carrying out actions related to the setting, registry, and management of individual processes.
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