Screenfetch Alternatives

    Screenfetch is described as 'Simple command-line tool that displays your distro's logo in text art form, your OS version, your kernel version, your CPU, GPU, and RAM, your DE, resolution, WM, themes, and shell type, and more' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Screenfetch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is HWiNFO (32/64), which is free. Other great apps like Screenfetch are Speccy (Freemium), Neofetch (Free, Open Source), Sysinfo (Free, Open Source) and hwinfo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. HWiNFO are professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.
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    2. Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC, available as installer version and as portable version in 24 languages. It does a quick scan of your machine and gives you a complete rundown of every piece of gear thats in your computer.


      The latest version is from May 2018


      The installer propose you to install additional third party software like Google Chrome

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      Speccy vs Screenfetch opinions
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      aaronfranke Both give a one-page simple list of specs and are easy to use.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • Haiku
      Neofetch is a command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+. Neofetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.
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      Most users think Neofetch is a great alternative to Screenfetch.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.


      The Sysinfo website is down and Sourceforge reports the last update as being from 2013

    3. hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.

    4. RWEverything access almost all the computer hardware, including PCI (PCI Express), PCI Index/Data, Memory, Memory Index/Data, I/O Space, I/O Index/Data, Super I/O, Clock Generator, DIMM SPD, SMBus Device, CPU MSR Registers, ATA/ATAPI Identify Data, Disk Read Write, ACPI Tables...
    5. Windows built-in System Information shows details about your computer's hardware configuration, computer components, and software, including drivers.
    6. DxDiag ("DirectX Diagnostics") is a diagnostics tool used to test DirectX functionality and troubleshoot video- or sound-related hardware problems. DirectX Diagnostic can save text files with the scan results.
    7. Archey 4 is a system information tool for the command line. It is written in Python and shows information like the distribution name, system uptime, kernel version, CPU, RAM usage and more.
    8. Winfetch is a command-line system information utility written in PowerShell 5+. Winfetch displays information about your operating system, software and hardware in an aesthetic and visually pleasing way.
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