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Process Monitor Alternatives for Mac

Process Monitor is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Glances, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Process Monitor and seven of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Process Monitor are vtop, StatusPilatus, Atmonitor and iPulse.

Process Monitor alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Process Monitor.
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  1. Glances icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Hiccup

    this is an alternative to process explorer, not process monitor - it displays general cpu usage etc, not system calls

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    Aynyuh

    It's task manager and an alternative for Process Monitor

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  2. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacevtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Aynyuh

    Not even similar with Process Monitor

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  3. StatusPilatus icon

    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

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    Discontinued

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

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  4. Mac OS X System Monitor and Process Explorer Tool.

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    Discontinued

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

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    iPulse

    • Mac

    Using its concise and appealing user interface, iPulse graphically displays the inner workings of OS X on your desktop, menu bar or Dock.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableiPulse is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  6. FileMon icon

    FileMon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    An application that allows you monitor what files programs are accessing.

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  7. MagicanLite icon

    MagicanLite

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Magican Lite is a free system monitor utility.

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    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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