Process Monitor Alternatives

    Process Monitor is described as 'advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Process Monitor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Glances, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Process Monitor are Process Lasso (Freemium), SystemExplorer (Free), GNOME System Monitor (Free, Open Source) and KSysGuard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 25, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Hiccup this is an alternative to process explorer, not process monitor - it displays general cpu usage etc, not system calls
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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      Aynyuh It's task manager and an alternative for Process Monitor
      Negative comment 4 months ago

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    2. Process Lasso is NOT yet another task manager. It is a process priority optimization and system automation utility. Priority optimization, affinity optimization, core optimization, automated rules, automated power schemes, you name it and Process Lasso has it.
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      Aynyuh It doesn't do Process Monitor functionality at all.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

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    3. System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network connections, system resources and more.
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      Aynyuh It doesn't do Process Monitor functionality at all.
      Positive comment 4 months ago

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      Very useful to process monitoring
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    4. System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
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    5. KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.
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      Aynyuh It doesn't do Process Monitor functionality at all.
      Negative comment 4 months ago

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    6. API Monitor is a Windows program that lets you monitor and control API calls made by applications and services. Its a powerful tool for seeing how applications and services work or for tracking down problems that you have in your own applications.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2013. See: http://www.rohitab.com/apimonitor/changelog

      API Monitor vs Process Monitor opinions
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      Aynyuh More close to Process Monitor functionality than other alternatives here such as Glances, Process Lasso, SystemExplorer, GNOME System Monitor, KSysGuard
      Negative comment 4 months ago

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    7. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.
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      Aynyuh Not even similar with Process Monitor
      Negative comment 4 months ago

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    8. SpyStudio is the best product to trace user-mode API calls on Windows. SpyStudio is an Application tracer which shows and interprets calls, displaying the results in a structured way which is easy for any IT professional to understand.
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      It's my favorite to troubleshoot Windows apps, you can see exceptions and registry access like Regedit
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    9. Resource Monitor is a system application in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to view information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time.
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    10. This tool controls programs, disk, CPU. Replace task manager, tweak and tune up XP or Vista. Speed up windows startup. Get rid of spyware and viruses.

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      Be careful! The downloader of AnVir Task Manager can install malwares! To avoid the InstallManager read the post at Forum

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