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Lingon Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Lingon for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is LaunchControl. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Cronnix. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Lingon and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Lingon are Plisterine, LaunchD Task Scheduler, Launchd Editor and Continu.app.

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[The Lingon open-source project on SourceForge.net (http://sourceforge.net/projects/lingon/) is no longer developed.]

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  1. LaunchControl is the new face of launchd(8). It allows you to manage system- and user services on your Mac. Use it to:

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    LaunchControl vs Lingon opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LaunchControl is a great alternative to Lingon.

    It does everything Lingon does and much more.

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    It is the only tool telling me why a job does not work. Saves al lot of time.

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    Plisterine

    • Mac

    An application that helps you easily create, edit, and manage launch agents.

    Discontinued

    App developer is MIA, hasn't been updated since 2016. Uservoice support goes unanswered.

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    LaunchD Task Scheduler

    • Mac

    LaunchD Task Scheduler is a very simple to use and intuitive task scheduler for your Mac. It Creates, Edits and Delete Tasks which are used to automate launching application or scripts based on your specified schedule.

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    Cronnix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    CronniX is an Aqua frontend to the powerful Unix tool "cron". Cron is a Unix system service that allows scheduled execution of scripts, programs, applications - in short anything that can be started from the command line.

    Discontinued

    App is permanently discontinued from developer.

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    Lingon is for startup scripts. Cronnix is for cron jobs.

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    Launchd Editor

    • Mac

    Launchd Editor provides a graphical way to edit the property lists that launchd uses to start programs.

    Discontinued

    Homepage & author not available.

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    Continu.app

    • Mac

    Continu is a small and simple to use OS X menu bar based app that makes sure that one or more applications will always be running on your Mac. If they crash or should accidentally be closed, Continu.

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