Task Scheduler Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Task Scheduler for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is AMP WinOFF, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Task Scheduler and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Task Scheduler are Free Alarm Clock (Freemium), System Scheduler (Freemium), Digital Clock 4 (Free, Open Source) and RoboIntern (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2021

    1. Kana Reminder is a program which can be used to set a reminder to be triggered at a specified time. It can also be used to run another program at a specified time. Features: Can be set to remind on hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, or annually basis.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version,, released in 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. With xStarter you can: • Save your working time by creating macros for everyday tasks • Backup and archive email and document files effortlessly • Send and receive email messages, manipulate files via FTP, HTTP and a lot more • Use extended task scheduler, create tasks...
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    3. Freebyte Task Scheduler is a small and zero-install program which enables you to start other programs automatically, periodically and at pre-defined times.
      Freebyte Task Scheduler vs Task Scheduler opinions
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      Only starts tasks once per day.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    4. 024h Lucky Reminder is a reminder software for home and office.
    5. Remote Scheduler is a task scheduling agent which designed to manage time scheduled tasks on multiple machines from a single host. - Execute time scheduled tasks on multiple machine without required direct access to client.


      The installer contains one or multiple trojans according to 12 different antivirus engines: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/3eb0f79859d0f4bf4355fb9a1831d85aeff5e15a62dd28c28a78b3404bab7b79/analysis/1486161174/

    6. USB Autorun of any files and launcher for portable USB flash drive software - AutoRunnerX for Windows
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    7. JIT Scheduler is a task scheduler for Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/2003. It provides the easy way to create and launch tasks at specified time / day. JIT Scheduler supports 4 types of tasks: Application, Document, System Shutdown or just Message (Remind).
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    8. You can easily create alarms with a certain frequency, sound and visual effect. This project is made by Riccardo Giuliani and supervised by TrustFm. Cut your time is fully portable.


      Latest version 1.1 was released on 29 May, 2014

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Concenturio is a freeware alarmer for Windows which reminds you of single or recurrent tasks. The program offers several functions such as showing reminder windows and playing audio files of your own choice.
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    9. Allow notify yourself of important events.
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