Tasks Explorer Alternatives

    Tasks Explorer is described as 'freeware opensource computer program providing functionality for collecting extended information about processes running in system in real time' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tasks Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like Tasks Explorer are htop (Free, Open Source), Glances (Free, Open Source), GNOME System Monitor (Free, Open Source) and SystemExplorer (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 18, 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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    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. 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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    4. System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.
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    5. 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.
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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. A neat free utility that helps you to take control of any file or folder when it is locked by some application or system. For every locked resource, you get a list of locking processes and can unlock it by terminating those processes.
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    9. 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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