Regshot Alternatives

    Regshot is described as 'Quickly take a snapshot of your registry and then compare it with a second snapshot'. There are nine alternatives to Regshot for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is RegFromApp, which is free. Other great apps like Regshot are WhatChanged (Free), SysTracer (Paid), RegistryChangesView (Free) and SpyMe Tools (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 10, 2020

    1. RegFromApp monitors the Registry changes made by the application that you selected, and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.reg) that contains all the Registry changes made by the application. You can use the generated .
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      WhatChanged is a system utility that scans for modified files and registry entries. It is useful for checking program installations.

      Discontinued

      App unavailable at developer site but older versions available at download sites and PortableApps.com.



      • Windows
      SysTracer - track registry and file system changes in your computer SysTracer can scan your system and record information about: • changed files and folders • modified registry entries • installed programs • system services • system drivers • applications that are...
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      SysTracer vs Regshot opinions
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      blubberdiblub It's quick, allows to snapshot the registry as well as files with various filtering applied, but most importantly it offers an easily browseable tree view of the differences. It's payware, but I'd say it's worth it.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    2. RegistryChangesView is a tool for Windows that allows you to take a snapshot of Windows Registry and later compare it with another Registry snapshots, with the current Registry or with Registry files stored in a shadow copy created by Windows.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SpyMe Tools is very useful in detecting Registry and Disk changes. If any application installs spyware, adware, DLLs, programs, files, or any other type of file, picture, or program, etc.

      Discontinued

      Official site unavailable.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TrackWinstall is a free tool that informs you about the changes a setup program made to your Windows installation. It shows you what files where added or removed and which files were changed by the setup program. It also lists all Registry changes.
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    3. Analyze changes made to the Windows Registry. ART does this by making snapshots of the Registry and saving them in its database, which you can later browse through at your convenience.
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    4. Windows utility to monitor program installs.
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    5. InstallWatch Pro (InstallWatch.exe). Every now and then one keeps installing and removing many software and often the changes occurring in the system create trouble in due course, so InstallWatch is just the right solution to keep a track of all the ongoing activities.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.5, released in 2002, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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