SystemExplorer Alternatives

    SystemExplorer is described as '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' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SystemExplorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like SystemExplorer are htop (Free, Open Source), Process Monitor (Free), Glances (Free, Open Source) and GNOME System Monitor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2020

    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.
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      Has a many more options. Can save and load View\Column set, i.e., how it is viewed, can switch between to your different custom view setting\Column set.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. 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.
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    3. Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity.
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    4. 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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    5. System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
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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...
    7. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.
    8. Resource Monitor is a system application in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to view information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      Note: WinSpy++ appears to have been superceded by WinSpy. WinSpy++ is a handy programmer's utility which can be used to select and view the properties of any window in the system. WinSpy is based around the...
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    9. Task Manager DeLuxe (TMX) is based on MiTeC System Information Component Suite and offers powerful features available in standard Windows Task Manager in lightweight portable package with many more enhancements.
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