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Thunderbird-Tray Alternatives

Thunderbird-Tray is described as 'system tray launcher tool for Mozilla Thunderbird' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Thunderbird-Tray for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer and Ubuntu. The best alternative is SmartSystemMenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Thunderbird-Tray are RBTray, Clicky Gone, TrayIt! and stalonetray.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Thunderbird

Thunderbird-Tray is a system tray launcher tool for Mozilla Thunderbird.

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  1. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:

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  2. RBTray icon

    RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

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

    Discontinued

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

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  3. Clicky Gone icon

    Clicky Gone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.

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  4. TrayIt! icon

    TrayIt!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TrayIt! - minimize to the system icon tray any program (Outlook Express, Notepad, Word, Internet Explorer, Sunbird, Thunderbird, Opera, OpenOffice etc.) and get more room in the Taskbar!

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.6.5.5, released on June 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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  5. stalonetray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • openSUSE
    • Arch Linux
    • Openbox
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Compiz
    • Debian
    • X11
    • Enlightenment
    • Xmonad

    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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    KDocker

    • 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.

    On KDE
  7. FireTray icon

    FireTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    FireTray is system tray extension for Linux and Windows that targets Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

    Discontinued

    The developer announced in December 2015 that the extension was no longer developed: https://foudil.fr/blog/209/the-web-is-not-the-platform/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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  8. PowerMenu icon

    PowerMenu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options. The extra menus are: Priority, Always On Top, Transparency and Minimize To Tray.

    Discontinued

    The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  9. Minime icon

    Minime

    • 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/

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  10. TopMenu icon

    TopMenu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    TopMenu is a functionality clone of PowerMenu, but designed to be compatible with Windows 7 and 64-bit systems.

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