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Minime Alternatives

Minime is described as 'tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey. What makes this tool somewhat unique is that it keeps your system tray clean by minimizing all applications into a single tray icon' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Minime for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer and Thunderbird. The best alternative is SmartSystemMenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Minime are RBTray, Actual Window Manager, 4t Tray Minimizer and RBTray Fork.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Minime is a tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey. What makes this tool...

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  1. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:

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  2. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • 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

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  3. Total Windows® Facelift!.

    Tabbed Explorer feature adds tabs to vanilla system Windows Explorer (also known as File Explorer since Windows 10).
  4. 4t Tray Minimizer icon

    4t Tray Minimizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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
  5. RBTray Fork icon

    RBTray Fork

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A minor fork of RBTray.

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  6. eXtra Buttons icon

    eXtra Buttons

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    eXtra Buttons lets you add up to 10 additional buttons to the title bar of each window, which allow you to minimize the window to the tray, keep it on-top, send it to the background, adjust the window's transparency and more.

    Discontinued

    Social networks not updated in years.

    Options - Buttons Set
  7. DM2 icon

    DM2

    • 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

    Enhanced system menu
  8. GhostTile icon

    GhostTile

    • Mac

    Hide your running applications from Dock.

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  9. Clicky Gone icon

    Clicky Gone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.

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  10. TrayIt! icon

    TrayIt!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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