Min2Tray Alternatives

    Min2Tray is described as 'What Min2Tray can do for you: minimize a window by right clicking on its close button user may define hotkeys for almost everything BossKey: hide all visible windows (exceptions possible) with one keypress StartupMinimize: auto-hide certain windows upon startup of'. There are eight alternatives to Min2Tray for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Min2Tray are Actual Window Manager (Paid), 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium), DM2 (Free, Open Source) and TrayIt! (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 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. Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1. FILE FOLDERS improves Windows folders navigation adding two additional title buttons: recent folders, favorite folders.
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    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.
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      • 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

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    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.

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    4. HideWin sits in the system tray and enables you to hide any top-level window with its popup tray menu or an ALT+letter hotkey that it assigns automatically. It appears to be abandonware, but it is only 13KB and still works.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0, released on June 13th, 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

    5. MinimizeToTrayTool is a utility that allows the user to minimize any application to the Windows system tray with its icon.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Trayconizer allows you to minimize virtually any application to the system tray rather than having it take up valuable space in your taskbar. The screen shot to the left shows Trayconizer minimizing Notepad to the system tray.

      Discontinued

      released 19-Jan-2003

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