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psutil is described as 'module providing an interface for retrieving information on all running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, users) in a portable way by using Python, implementing many functionalities offered by command line tools such as: ps, top, df' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to psutil for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is htop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like psutil are Glances, GNOME System Monitor, Resource Monitor and Linux Process Explorer.

psutil 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 psutil.
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  1. htop icon

    htop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 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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    Glances

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    52 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.
    2.  LightweightGlances consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    GNOME System Monitor

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

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

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    Resource Monitor

    40 alternatives to Resource Monitor 

    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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    Linux Process Explorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to Linux Process Explorer 

    Linux process explorer, behaves the same as the windows process explorer from Mark Russinovich.

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    Ctop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Docker
    • Linux
    • Go (Programming Language)
    27 alternatives to Ctop 

    Top-like interface for container metrics. ctop provides a concise and condensed overview of real-time metrics for multiple containers as well as a single container view for inspecting a specific container.

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    Atop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to Atop 

    An advanced interactive monitor for Linux-systems to view the load on system-level and process-level.

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    nmon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to nmon 

    This systems administrator, tuner, benchmark tool gives you a huge amount of important performance information in one go. It can output the data in two ways

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    Showing CPU/RAM/Disk utilisation , among other things
  9. px

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    15 alternatives to px 

    px tells you what processes are running on your system and how they are interconnected.

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  10. libstatgrab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    10 alternatives to libstatgrab 

    libstatgrab is a library that provides cross platform access to statistics about the system on which it's run. It's written in C and presents a selection of useful interfaces which can be used to access key system statistics.

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