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 18, 2021

    1. Monitor your PC like never before!.


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

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    2. Linux process explorer, behaves the same as the windows process explorer from Mark Russinovich.
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      Linux Process Explorer vs Process Monitor opinions
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      It is a clone of Process Explorer not of Process Monitor
      Negative comment over 5 years ago


    3. Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes. - Support for Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and OpenSolaris. - Monitors the CPU and memory usage. - Tree view columns can be reordered. - View processes as a tree. - Display window icons/names.
    4. Ftrace is an internal tracer designed to find what is going on inside the kernel. It can be used for debugging or analyzing latencies and performance issues that take place outside of user-space.
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    5. A Qt based, self-contained (AppImage) tool that mimics the functionality of Windows 10 Task Manager's performance and process tab under Linux. It enables to oversee systemwide CPU, RAM, Disk I/O and Network utilization per device and per process.
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    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.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      LXTask is the standard task manager and system monitor of LXDE. It starts via Ctrl+Alt+Del and is extremely lightweight.
    7. Performance Monitor is a small program that shows you the CPU, Memory, Disk and Network utilization under Windows NT platforms (2000, XP, Vista, Win 7, etc...). It's composed by four fully configurable small graphs and it can work in the tray area also.
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    8. Yet Another (remote) Process Monitor (YAPM) is a powerful application that allows to view and manage your running tasks, processes, threads, modules...etc. and your services on a local or on a remote machine.
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      ApproveAPI? is a developer API for requesting a user's real-time approval on anything via Email, SMS, and in-app Mobile Push notifications with a consistent tap-to-approve user experience.
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