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Process Scanner Alternatives

Process Scanner is described as 'With ProcessScanner Uniblue takes the perspiration and guesswork out of researching the processes running on your PC. ProcessScanner not only generates a detailed list of the items already running on your PC, it then goes on to give you valuable information as to the programs' and is a process management tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Process Scanner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like Process Scanner are htop, Process Monitor, Glances and Process Lasso.

Process Scanner 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 Scanner.
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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    68 alternatives to Process Explorer 

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows. The top always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information...

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    1.  PortableProcess Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. htop icon

    htop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    57 alternatives to htop 

    htop is an interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses. htop is an interactive top replacement that runs in the terminal. The available columns are: PID, STATE, PPID, PGRP, SESSION, TTY_NR, TPGID, MINFLT...

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    1.  Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Customizable


  3. Process Monitor icon

    Process Monitor

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to Process Monitor 

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. It combines the features of two legacy Sysinternals utilities, Filemon and Regmon, and adds an extensive list of enhancements including rich and...

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    1.  PortableProcess Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Process detail
  4. Glances icon

    Glances

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    50 alternatives to Glances 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  5. Process Lasso icon

    Process Lasso

    • Windows
    31 alternatives to Process Lasso 

    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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    1.  PortableProcess Lasso can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Process Context Menu


  6. SystemExplorer icon

    SystemExplorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to SystemExplorer 

    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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    1.  PortableSystemExplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    While mostly functional it and its website hasn't been updated since 2017 and forums and support are gone.

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  7. Windows Task Manager is a task manager application included with Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that provides detailed information about computer performance and running applications, processes and CPU usage, commit charge and memory information, network...

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  8. GNOME System Monitor icon

    GNOME System Monitor

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    66 alternatives to GNOME System Monitor 

    System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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  9. StatusPilatus icon

    StatusPilatus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 alternatives to StatusPilatus 

    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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  10. Xfce Task Manager icon

    Xfce Task Manager

    56 alternatives to Xfce Task Manager 

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

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    Xfce4 Task Manager v1.1.0
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