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Security Task Manager Alternatives

Security Task Manager is described as 'shows comprehensible information about programs and processes running on the computer. For each Windows process, it improves on Windows Task Manager, providing:' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Security Task Manager 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 Security Task Manager are htop, Glances, Process Lasso and SystemExplorer.

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

    Process Explorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    69 alternatives to Process Explorer 

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows. The top always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information...

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    1.  PortableProcess Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. 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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  3. Glances icon

    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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    Process Lasso

    • Windows
    31 alternatives to Process Lasso 

    Process Lasso is NOT yet another task manager. It is a process priority optimization and system automation utility. Priority optimization, affinity optimization, core optimization, automated rules, automated power schemes, you name it and Process Lasso has it.

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    1.  PortableProcess Lasso can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. SystemExplorer icon

    SystemExplorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    51 alternatives to SystemExplorer 

    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.

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    1.  PortableSystemExplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    While mostly functional it and its website hasn't been updated since 2017 and forums and support are gone.

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  6. 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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  7. GNOME System Monitor icon

    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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  8. Should I Remove It? icon

    Should I Remove It?

    34 alternatives to Should I Remove It? 

    Should I Remove It? is a very simple website that helps users, both technical and non technical, decide what programs they should remove from their PC. This typically includes finding and removing all sorts of crapware and bloatware such as adware, spyware, toolbars, bundled...

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    StatusPilatus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    52 alternatives to StatusPilatus 

    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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  10. SpyStudio icon

    SpyStudio

    17 alternatives to SpyStudio 

    SpyStudio is the best product to trace user-mode API calls on Windows. SpyStudio is an Application tracer which shows and interprets calls, displaying the results in a structured way which is easy for any IT professional to understand.

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