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    RBTray Alternatives

    RBTray is described as 'Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button' and is a Window Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to RBTray for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer and Thunderbird. The best alternative is Dexpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SmartSystemMenu or 4t Tray Minimizer. Other great apps like RBTray are Actual Window Manager (Paid), RBTray Fork (Free, Open Source), Taekwindow (Free, Open Source) and KDE Mover-Sizer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
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    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
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      Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more efficiently and comfortably with many simultaneously opened windows on Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista (incl. x64).

      Discontinued

      Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog

    1. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:


    2. 4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions:
      4t Tray Minimizer vs RBTray opinions
      Almost everyone thinks 4t Tray Minimizer is a great alternative to RBTray.
      Very Good Application to Add extra Buttons to any window for minimizing to tray , always on top , roll up , or make window transparent , you can do these function also by right click context menu , you can also right click minimize button to minimize to tray . best app ever.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      A minor fork of RBTray.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them with the Alt key, similar to many X11 window managers.
    3. KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.

      Discontinued

      No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

    4. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
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      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2007

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