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strace is described as 'diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux. It is used to monitor interactions between processes and the Linux kernel, which include system calls, signal deliveries, and changes of process state' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to strace for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and FreeBSD. The best alternative is Process Monitor, which is free. Other great apps like strace are API Monitor, Sysdig, Valgrind and ftrace.

This page was last updated Jun 18, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • FreeBSD

strace is a diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux. It is used to monitor interactions between...

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  1. Process Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity.

  2. API Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    API Monitor is a Windows program that lets you monitor and control API calls made by applications and services. Its a powerful tool for seeing how applications and services work or for tracking down problems that you have in your own applications.

    Discontinued

    Last version is from 2013. See: http://www.rohitab.com/apimonitor/changelog



  3. Sysdig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Think of it as strace + tcpdump + lsof + awesome sauce.

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  4. Valgrind

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android

    Valgrind is an instrumentation framework for building dynamic analysis tools. There are Valgrind tools that can automatically detect many memory management and threading bugs, and profile your programs in detail. You can also use Valgrind to build new tools.

  5. ftrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ftrace is an internal tracer designed to find what is going on inside the kernel.

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  6. ApproveAPI

    • Online

    ApproveAPI? is a developer API for requesting a user's real-time approval on anything via Email, SMS, and in-app Mobile Push notifications with a consistent tap-to-approve user experience.

  7. DTrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD

    DTrace is a performance analysis and troubleshooting tool that is included by default with various operating systems, including Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD. A Linux port is in development.

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  8. ltrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD

    ltrace intercepts and records dynamic library calls which are called by an executed process and the signals received by that process. It can also intercept and print the system calls executed by the program. Used for debugging.

  9. perf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    perf is a performance analyzing tool in Linux, available from Linux kernel version 2.6.31 under tools/perf, and is frequently updated and enhanced. It is capable of lightweight profiling, supports hardware performance counters, tracepoints, software performance counters (e.g.

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  10. JTracer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • Android Tablet

    C++ exception (and generic) stack trace debug suite.

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