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The Wonderful Icon Alternatives

The Wonderful Icon is described as 'small Windows utility that resides in your PC's taskbar tray. With it, you can:' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Wonderful Icon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Ubuntu and Compiz. The best alternative is RBTray, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Wonderful Icon are 4t Tray Minimizer, KDE Mover-Sizer, DM2 and GhostTile.

The Wonderful Icon alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Wonderful Icon.
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  • Windows

The Wonderful Icon is a small Windows utility that resides in your PC's taskbar tray. With it, you can:

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  1. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

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

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

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    • 4t Tray Minimizer icon

      4t Tray Minimizer

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      22 alternatives to 4t Tray Minimizer 

      4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions:

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      Minimize to tray


    • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

      KDE Mover-Sizer

      84 alternatives to KDE Mover-Sizer 

      KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.

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      1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsKDE Mover-Sizer supports the use of multiple displays.
      2.  LightweightKDE Mover-Sizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • DM2 icon

      DM2

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      40 alternatives to DM2 

      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

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      1.  PortableDM2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        Discontinued

        Last version is from 2007

        Enhanced system menu
        Open/Save dialog favorites & recent
      • GhostTile icon

        GhostTile

        • Mac
        12 alternatives to GhostTile 

        Hide your running applications from Dock.

         GhostTile has no features, suggest some!
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      • MoveInactiveWin icon

        MoveInactiveWin

        81 alternatives to MoveInactiveWin 

        Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)

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      • MinimOther icon

        MinimOther

        45 alternatives to MinimOther 

        Endlessly minimizes all windows except the active one.

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      • TransOther icon

        TransOther

        44 alternatives to TransOther 

        Make all windows but the active one transparent.

        Features:

        • User defined transparency level.
        • Can ignore always ontop windows.
        • Won't make parent windows transparent while children is active.
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      • FreeSnap icon

        FreeSnap

        43 alternatives to FreeSnap 

        Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you to instantly resize any window edge to the corresponding screen edge. Want that window to touch the right edge of the screen?

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      • stalonetray

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Linux
        • openSUSE
        • Arch Linux
        • Openbox
        • Fedora
        • Ubuntu
        • Compiz
        • Debian
        • X11
        • Enlightenment
        • Xmonad
        15 alternatives to stalonetray 

        Stalonetray is a stand-alone system tray (notification area) for X Window System/X11. Working with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager, it has minimal build and run-time dependencies (X11 lib only). Complete XEMBED support under development.

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