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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, System Scheduler, Shutter and Airytec Switch Off.

Task Scheduler alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be Task Automation Apps or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Task Scheduler.
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  • Windows

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  1. AMP WinOFF icon

    AMP WinOFF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    29 alternatives to AMP WinOFF 

    AMP WinOFF is an utility designed to schedule the shut down of Windows computers, with several shut down modes and fully configurable. Some of its features are:

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    Discontinued

    According to the official website, it's no longer update and the last version was on 2010

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    it is only shutdown scheduler

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    Free Alarm Clock

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    70 alternatives to Free Alarm Clock 

    Free Alarm Clock, free version of Hot Alarm Clock, is a portable and full-featured and user-friendly computer alarm clock and program-launcher for Windows in 23 languages.

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    1.  RemindersFree Alarm Clock allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    2.  PortableFree Alarm Clock can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    23 languages in version 2.5
    New in V2.5: Ability to execute a command or open URL
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    This alternative is disputed. Free Alarm Clock is still a legitimate alternative to Task Scheduler, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    This is a CLOCK. Not a TASK SCHEDULER

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    An alarm clock is not a task scheduler. Not even close.

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    System Scheduler

    36 alternatives to System Scheduler 

    System Scheduler for Windows, Free Task Scheduling Software replace Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler

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    Most users think System Scheduler is a great alternative to Task Scheduler.
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    Shutter

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    30 alternatives to Shutter 

    Shutter is a multifunctional scheduling utility, which has a user friendly and easy-to-use interface and supports many different Events and Actions.

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    1.  PortableShutter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Airytec Switch Off icon

    Airytec Switch Off

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    30 alternatives to Airytec Switch Off 

    Switch Off is a lightweight, easy-to-use, tray-based system utility that can automatically shutdown, suspend or hibernate your system. The user-friendly, intuitive interface is designed to seamlessly integrate into Windows and provide quick access to all operations through the...

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

    Latest version: 3.5.1 was released on 26 Jan 2015. See http://www.airytec.com/en/switch-off/

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    Digital Clock 4

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    68 alternatives to Digital Clock 4 

    Beautiful customizable clock with plugins.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDigital Clock 4 can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Discontinued

    Taken from the official Sourceforge page (https://sourceforge.net/projects/digitalclock4/), PROJECT IS CLOSED AND NO LONGER MAINTAINED!The final version is 4.7.9.Release 03-22-2021

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    This is a CLOCK. Not a TASK SCHEDULER

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    RoboIntern

    23 alternatives to RoboIntern 

    An automation and scheduling software with focus on repetitive office tasks. Features include MS Excel, Word and Access tasks, emails, ODBC databases, PDFs, FTP operations and many more.

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    VisualCron

    • Windows
    25 alternatives to VisualCron 

    VisualCron is an automation, integration and task scheduling tool for Windows.

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    My Notifications

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    64 alternatives to My Notifications 

    Allow notify yourself of important events.

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  10. Solway's Task Scheduler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    3 alternatives to Solway's Task Scheduler 

    Solway's Task Scheduler is a small program which enables you to start other programs automatically, or play (say) music files, or run batch files, periodically and at pre-defined times.

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