MiniBin Alternatives

    MiniBin is described as 'is the free recycle bin for your Microsoft Windows system tray area. MiniBin was developed to empty the recycle bin without the need to minimize any windows, saving a few clicks. MiniBin is fully customizable… use your own icons and language'. There are four alternatives to MiniBin for Windows. The best alternative is HotBin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MiniBin are Undeluxe (Freemium), Rubbish (Free, Open Source) and TrayBin (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 28, 2021

    1. Easily access the Recycle Bin from the System Tray.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Undeluxe is an advanced file protection and recovery utility for Windows. This program could be described as an undelete utility. It works similar to the standard recycle bin which is part of Windows Explorer but will catch files deleted by any application.
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    2. Rubbish is an application that creates a tray icon to represent the Windows recycle bin. The basic functions of the desktop recycle bin icon can be accessed via Rubbish from your system tray area.
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    3. TrayBin - A recycle bin replacement for Windows. Inspired by a wonderful program by e-sushi called MiniBin. This program offers all of the benefits of MiniBin and more! Including DRAG AND DROP to the system tray. TrayBin is also fully compatible with all MiniBin themes.


      Download via devianart doesn’t seem to result in a usable, installable program. Seems it has been discontinued a long time ago.

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