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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      pserv.cpl is a Windows Control Panel Applet that Allows you to -control all NT services and devices -uninstall applications -replace eventviewer -replace task manager -connect to remote machines
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    1. An application that allows you monitor what files programs are accessing.


    2. Chameleon Task Manager is Windows task manager that enables the complete control of processes running on a computer optimizing the performance of Windows. It also provides more detailed information about programs. Why use Windows Task Manager? Improved software response.
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    3. SterJo Task Manager is a FREE and advanced utility for process managing which allows you to get details on everything that’s running on your computer. The program is divided in several sections covering the main parts of each system.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AbpMon is a resizable and dockable toolbar on your desktop for any Windows system ((95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, WinXP 32 and 64 bit, Server 2003 32 and 64 bit, Vista 32 and 64 bit.
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    4. Magican Lite is a free system monitor utility. It could help users monitor CPU and memory usage, watch on download and upload speed and detect temperature of CPU and GPU from the tiny and flexible floating window.

      Discontinued

      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      ltrace intercepts and records dynamic library calls which are called by an executed process and the signals received by that process. It can also intercept and print the system calls executed by the program. Used for debugging.
    5. What's Running is a product that gives you an inside look into your Windows system.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      With ProcessScanner Uniblue takes the perspiration and guesswork out of researching the processes running on your PC.

      Discontinued

      Downloadable software is discontinued, the site is now service based: http://www.processlibrary.com/

    6. A manager for tasks on the Android platform. An excellent task manager & killer. It can also optimize memory, storage, & cache. It integrates well with ES File Explorer & users can easily switch between the two apps.

      Discontinued

      The app was deleted from the play store

      Warning

      The app was bought by another company and bundled with adwares.

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