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Open Source NSSM - The Non-Sucking Service Manager Alternatives

The best open source alternative to NSSM - The Non-Sucking Service Manager is WinSW. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to NSSM - The Non-Sucking Service Manager and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to NSSM - The Non-Sucking Service Manager are Run as Service, Launcher Service, Winserv and Shawl.

This page was last updated Mar 12, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

nssm is a service helper which doesn't suck. srvany and other service helper programs suck because they don't...

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  1. WinSW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    winsw - A wrapper executable that can be used to host any executable as an Windows service, in a liberal license

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  2. Run as Service

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This tool requires that .NET Framework 2.0 be already installed on your computer. If you do not have .NET Framework 2.0 this tool will display a message and not run. You probably already have the .NET Framework 2.

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  3. Launcher Service

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Launcher Service lets you run any program as a Windows Service.

  4. Winserv

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Winserv is an utility that can create an NT service that runs any application. When the application exits, the service becomes stopped. It is also able to manage local and remote NT services that were not created by winserv.

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  5. Shawl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Shawl is a wrapper for running arbitrary programs as Windows services, written in Rust. It handles the Windows service API for you so that your program only needs to respond to ctrl-C/SIGINT.

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  6. Daemon Master

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Daemon Master is a software which makes it possible to create and manage a Windows-service from any program. (Alpha)

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