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mcron Alternatives

mcron is described as 'is GNU's implementation of cron. It is a 100% compatible replacement for Vixie cron' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are five alternatives to mcron for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is entr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mcron are System Scheduler, Anacron, incron and fcron.

This page was last updated Jun 25, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

mcron is GNU's implementation of cron. It is a 100% compatible replacement for Vixie cron.

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  1. entr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Run arbitrary commands when files change.

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  2. System Scheduler

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    System Scheduler for Windows, Free Task Scheduling Software replace Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler



  3. Anacron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Anacron is a periodic command scheduler. It executes commands at intervals specified in days. Unlike cron, it does not assume that the system is running continuously.

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  4. incron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This program is an "inotify cron" system. It consists of a daemon and a table manipulator. You can use it a similar way as the regular cron. The difference is that the inotify cron handles filesystem events rather than time periods.

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  5. fcron

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Fcron is a periodical command scheduler which aims at replacing Vixie Cron, so it implements most of its functionalities.

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