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:'. 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 (Freemium), KDE Mover-Sizer (Free, Open Source), DM2 (Free, Open Source) and MoveInactiveWin (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2020

    1. Automatically control how to display a window.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Define zones that autosize windows dropped on them. Features: - Hold a window over a zone for .5 sec to autosize it. - Doubleclick the tray icon to center the active window.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Minime is a tool that allows you to minimize applications to the system tray using a simple hotkey. What makes this tool somewhat unique is that it keeps your system tray clean by minimizing all applications into a single tray icon.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-10. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/minime-tool/

    2. NuonSoft ShellEnhancer is a powerfull utility designed to enhance the default shell of Windows. Learn more about ShellEnhancer.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.0.0.91, was released on December 2006, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. DeskAngel is an enhancement tool for Windows desktop. It is simple, portable and totally free. It contains following features: System Features: - Lock windows. System provided a hotkey win+l. - Turn off monitor. Default hotkey is win+o.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      WinMover is an application for moving windows more comfortable with the the mouse in Microsoft Windows®. It is fully customizable and can mimic the behaviour of many window managers for UNIX and Linux.

      Warning

      From website: "Warning! WinMover will cause any application to freeze under some conditions."
      See http://www.eliasae.se/winmover/download/

    4. Aero Shake is a new feature for windows 7. It allows you to minimize and restore the windows that are open in your desktop. This awesome and practical trick allows you to focus in the windows that you have chosen.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KDocker will help you dock any application into the system tray. This means you can dock Openoffice, xmms, Firefox, Thunderbird, anything! Just point and click. Works for all NET WM compliant window managers - that includes KDE, GNOME, Xfce, Fluxbox and many more.
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    5. MinimizeToTrayTool is a utility that allows the user to minimize any application to the Windows system tray with its icon.
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    6. Make Windows in caption bar size and recover again. Version 1.5 available. Version 1.1 download is compromised.
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