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    Process Hacker Alternatives for Mac

    Process Hacker is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Process Hacker and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Process Hacker are Glances (Free, Open Source), vtop (Free, Open Source), StatusPilatus (Free, Open Source) and TaskExplorer (Free).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
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    1. htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal.
      Almost everyone thinks htop is a great alternative to Process Hacker.
    2. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.

    3. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.
    4. Monitor your PC like never before!.


      Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

    5. Explore all the tasks (processes) running on your Mac with TaskExplorer. Quickly see a task's signature status, loaded dylibs, open files, network connection, and much more!.

    6. Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool


      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.7.1, released on August 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

    7. Using its concise and appealing user interface, iPulse graphically displays the inner workings of OS X on your desktop, menu bar or Dock.
    8. Processes is a power tool to help you monitor and control the processes running on your Mac. It provides both a wide overview of the activity on your system, while also allowing you to drill-down to the inner workings of each individual process.


      Version 1.0.1 from 2012.
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    9. Magican Lite is a free system monitor utility.


      The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.0.0, released in April 2012, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

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