PowerMenu Alternatives

    PowerMenu is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PowerMenu for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer and Thunderbird. The best alternative is MenuTools, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PowerMenu are RBTray (Free, Open Source), SmartSystemMenu (Free, Open Source), Actual Window Manager (Paid) and 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2019

    1. 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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    2. Moo0 WindowMenuPlus lets you have extra useful menus in every windows "system window menu". Its the menu that you can access through right-clicking on any windows title bar or taskbar button.
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    3. Like the "Always on Top" feature that some programs have? TurboTop lets you set any window to be "Always on Top!" Taskbar With TurboTop Icon (to the far right)

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2016. See release date: http://www.savardsoftware.com/turbotop/download.asp

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      • 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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    4. Dims all windows except the active one. Features: - Place a transparent image across the screen. - Highly configurable.


    5. Simply double-click programs systray icon, and then left click the title of the window wanted to be Always on top.... Cool feature: Windows shake when set to stay on top, with the aforementioned method.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, v1.00.0b, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website. Site unavailable. But you still can download by this link (from official site): http://www.mediafire.com/file/t8twzc1q69zbhwq/Stick-It! v1.00.0b.zip

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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
      Define zones that autosize windows dropped on them. Features: - Hold a window over a zone for .5 sec to autosize it. - Doubleclick the tray icon to center the active window.
    6. Automatically control how to display a window.
    7. Endlessly minimizes all windows except the active one.
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