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'. 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 RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Minime are Actual Window Manager (Paid), 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium), RBTray Fork (Free, Open Source) and eXtra Buttons (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • Arch Linux
      • Openbox
      • Fedora
      • Ubuntu
      • Compiz
      • Debian
      • X11
      • Enlightenment
      • Xmonad
      Stalonetray is a stand-alone system tray (notification area) for X Window System/X11. Working with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager, it has minimal build and run-time dependencies (X11 lib only). Complete XEMBED support under development.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Thunderbird
      • SeaMonkey
      • Firefox
      FireTray is system tray extension for Linux and Windows that targets Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

      Discontinued

      The developer announced in December 2015 that the extension was no longer developed: https://foudil.fr/blog/209/the-web-is-not-the-platform/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options. The extra menus are: Priority, Always On Top, Transparency and Minimize To Tray.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    1. Chameleon Window Manager will allow you to control the windows of your programs using customizable buttons added to the title bars of the windows (Always on Top, Minimize to Tray, Minimize to Caption, Specify Transparency, Position window at left/right of screen).
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    2. The Wonderful Icon is a small Windows utility that resides in your PC's taskbar tray. With it, you can: - Assign hotkeys for common tasks such as minimize windows, restart Windows, etc.


    3. xNeat is a windows enhancement utility. With the free version you can change any windows transparency, hide it, make it always on top, send it to tray, change the process/thread priority, Shuffle the taskbar etc.
    4. TopMenu is a functionality clone of PowerMenu, but designed to be compatible with Windows 7 and 64-bit systems.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Thunderbird
      Thunderbird-Tray is a system tray launcher tool for Mozilla Thunderbird.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KDocker will help you dock any application into the system tray. This means you can dock Openoffice, xmms, Firefox, Thunderbird, anything! Just point and click. Works for all NET WM compliant window managers - that includes KDE, GNOME, Xfce, Fluxbox and many more.
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