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Usage is described as 'Customizable, precise, modern tool to keep an on your Mac's activity and performance' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Usage for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like Usage are htop, Glances, SystemExplorer and Windows Task Manager.

Usage alternatives are mainly Process Monitoring Tools but may also be Process Management Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Usage.
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  • Mac
  • iPhone
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Customizable, precise, modern tool to keep an on your Mac's activity and performance.

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  1. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    69 alternatives to Process Explorer 

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows. The top always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information...

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

    htop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 alternatives to htop 

    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. The available columns are: PID, STATE, PPID, PGRP, SESSION, TTY_NR, TPGID, MINFLT...

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    1.  Lightweighthtop consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Customizable


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    Glances

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    52 alternatives to Glances 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceGlances either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightGlances consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    SystemExplorer

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    51 alternatives to SystemExplorer 

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

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

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  5. 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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    BPYTOP

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    11 alternatives to BPYTOP 

    Resource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes.

    Python port of bashtop.

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    KSysGuard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE
    18 alternatives to KSysGuard 

    KSysGuard, also known as KDE System Guard and KDE System Monitor, is designed to make simple process control available to a user without needing to do any special setup - the defaults are usually perfectly adequate.

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    Bashtop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    16 alternatives to Bashtop 

    Linux/OSX/FreeBSD resource monitor.

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    1.  Command line interfaceBashtop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    GNOME System Monitor

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    67 alternatives to GNOME System Monitor 

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

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    vtop

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    38 alternatives to vtop 

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

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