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. Security Process Explorer Give you detailed information about each and every process. Indicate whether a process is safe or not. Allow you to terminate process with a single click. Let you block any unwanted processes or malware.
    2. Auslogics Task Manager shows how much CPU, RAM, Disk Usage, or Internet bandwidth is used by the processes running on your computer. The program will also show you the services and open files; you will be able to see which programs keep which files open.


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    3. Remote Process Explorer - short RPE - is a small tool for all the admins outside with the need to manage clients immediately within one or more domains. With RPE the admin is able to view all the running processes on a client and of course kill them.
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    4. This program will tell you which programs are accessing your hard disk or using your CPU at any given moment. You will be able to determine why your hard drive is in use or what program is sucking up processor time.
    5. A free and portable process database on your Windows computer that helps you find portable applications run from anywhere.

    6. Kiwi application monitor is a small program which lets you monitor your applications/processes, Windows and User activity...
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    7. Filez: Ultimate File Manager for Android built with bleeding edge technologies. Get access to your recent files, images, media and documents in one tap. Browse your file system with no restrictions. We don't track any usage data – your data is all yours
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    8. myResources displays the load status of the computer's basic resources (disk, CPU, memory, network) using graphs and active icons. The program is also capable of displaying resources on a merged graphic chart (SumGraph).
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    9. ktap is a script-based dynamic tracing tool for Linux. It uses a scripting language and lets users trace the Linux kernel dynamically.
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    10. This program shows a list of all running processes of the current system, which may be refreshed by a customizable interval. It is also possible to filter the processes by a process-Id. The program may also exit processes.
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