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Processes is described as 'power tool to help you monitor and control the processes running on your Mac. It provides both a wide overview of the activity on your system, while also allowing you to drill-down to the inner workings of each individual process' and is a process management tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Processes 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 Processes are htop, Glances, Windows Task Manager and KSysGuard.

Processes alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Processes.
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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    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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  4. 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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    KSysGuard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.

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  6. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableSystemExplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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. 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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    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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    Resource Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Resource Monitor is a system application in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to view information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time.

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    Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

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    Xfce4 Task Manager v1.1.0
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