NirCmd Alternatives

    NirCmd is described as 'small utility that allows you to do many useful tasks from command-line, without displaying any user interface: change your display settings, turn off your monitor, open the door of your CD-ROM drive, and more' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to NirCmd for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is F2KO CMD Tools, which is free. Other great apps like NirCmd are TWAPI (Free, Open Source), WinParrot (Free), NEC Brightness Controller (Free) and Tron (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. A bunch of command line tools for Windows for tasks ranging from encryption to simulating key presses and mouse clicks. Each tool is its own .exe file.
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    2. The Tcl Windows API (TWAPI) extension provides Tcl bindings to the Windows API. It provides, among other things, the functionality required to simulate mouse clicks, key presses, etc. for the purpose of automation.
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    3. Free software for easily automate your recurring tasks. * Automate your recurring tasks * Load your data into your applications (Internet Explorer, Oracle Applications, SAP ...
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    4. Brightness Controller easily allows windows users to set the brightness level of your LCD screen (It is very useful when your screen doesn't allow settings to be remembered without having to push many buttons on your screen!).

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.0.0, was released on 2003. It is no more available on the official website, but it can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine. It works on Windows 7 too.

    5. Tron is a console application which simulates user intervention for otherwise unscriptable applications.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.9.10, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    6. This is a tiny hack to display message boxes from Windows batch files and command line programs. There are many like it but the developer didn't find any that was open source, non-copyleft and had no external dependencies (.NET Framework, GTK+, etc.).
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Wizmo is a multi-purpose, miscellaneous Windows function, "catch all" with a growing list of uncommon but useful features and capabilities.
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    7. Xdialog is designed to be a drop in replacement for the "dialog" or "cdialog" programs. It converts any terminal based program into a program with an X-windows interface. The dialogs are easier to see and use while adding even more functionalities (e.g.
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