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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 a process management tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tasks Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like Tasks Explorer are htop, Glances, Windows Task Manager and SystemExplorer.

Tasks Explorer alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Process Monitoring Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tasks Explorer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.

    ⚫︎ PortableProcess Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. htop icon

    htop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. Glances icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  4. 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...

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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableSystemExplorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    While mostly functional it and its website hasn't been updated since 2017 and forums and support are gone.

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  6. GNOME System Monitor icon

    GNOME System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

    System Monitor is a tool to manage running processes and monitor system resources.

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  7. vtop is a graphical command-line tool that uses unicode braille to chart CPU and memory usage. It can be easily extended.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacevtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

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    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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  9. Resource Monitor icon

    Resource Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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  10. Linux Process Explorer icon

    Linux Process Explorer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Linux process explorer, behaves the same as the windows process explorer from Mark Russinovich.

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    Linux process explorer on ubuntu
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