Open Source Speccy Alternatives

    Speccy is described as 'advanced System Information tool for your PC, available as installer version and as portable version in 24 languages'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Speccy for various platforms. The best alternative is Hardinfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Speccy are Neofetch (Free, Open Source), Screenfetch (Free, Open Source), CPU-X (by X0rg) (Free, Open Source) and Hardware Lister (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 15, 2020

    • Hardinfo is a system information and benchmark tool for Linux. It shows detailed system info, including hardware, environment, and kernel.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Speccy.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      • GNOME
      • MATE
      • Xfce
      detects cpu, ram. if you are using linux on an old pc or netbook it is an alternative but not as good
      Positive comment over 4 years ago 3 users agree and 3 don't

    • A command-line system information tool written in bash 3.2+.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Speccy.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • Haiku


    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • BSD
    • CPU-X is a free software that gathers information on CPU, motherboard and more.
    • lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      Gives complete information on system hardware. Just pipe it to less to browse the information. Speccy formats this information well, but lshw seems to have as much info if you take the time to read it.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

    • Inxi is a system information script that can display various things about your hardware and software to users in an irc chatroom or support forum. it runs with the /exec command in most irc clients.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • WinAudit is an inventory utility for Windows computers. It creates a comprehensive report on a machine's configuration, hardware and software.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.

      Discontinued

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

      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • CPU Info provide main information about hardware and software of your device.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux