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Min2Tray Alternatives

Min2Tray is described as '- a utility for MS WindowsTM NT and higher to minimize and hide a window to system tray area of taskbar as icon' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to Min2Tray for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Actual Window Manager. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try RBTray or 4t Tray Minimizer. Other great apps like Min2Tray are DM2, TrayIt!, HideWin and Minimize To Tray Tool.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Min2Tray - a utility for MS WindowsTM NT and higher to minimize and hide a window to system tray area of taskbar as icon.

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  1. Actual Window Manager icon

    Actual Window Manager

    • Windows
    36 alternatives to Actual Window Manager 

    Total Windows® Facelift!.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsActual Window Manager supports the use of multiple displays.
    Tabbed Explorer feature adds tabs to vanilla system Windows Explorer (also known as File Explorer since Windows 10).
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  2. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

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    1.  PortableRBTray can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

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    • 4t Tray Minimizer icon

      4t Tray Minimizer

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      22 alternatives to 4t Tray Minimizer 

      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:

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      Minimize to tray
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      DM2

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      40 alternatives to DM2 

      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.

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      1.  PortableDM2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        Discontinued

        Last version is from 2007

        Enhanced system menu
        Open/Save dialog favorites & recent
      • TrayIt! icon

        TrayIt!

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        38 alternatives to TrayIt! 

        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!

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        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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      • HideWin icon

        HideWin

        • Windows
        34 alternatives to HideWin 

        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.

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        1.  PortableHideWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          Discontinued

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

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        • Minimize To Tray Tool icon

          Minimize To Tray Tool

          • Windows
          21 alternatives to Minimize To Tray Tool 

          MinimizeToTrayTool is a utility that allows the user to minimize any application to the Windows system tray with its icon.

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          Trayconizer

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          17 alternatives to Trayconizer 

          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.

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          1.  PortableTrayconizer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
            Discontinued

            released 19-Jan-2003

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