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Free VisualCron Alternatives

The best free alternative to VisualCron is AutoHotkey, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to VisualCron and 15 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to VisualCron are AutoIt, Sikuli, UiPath and RoboIntern.

VisualCron alternatives are mainly Task Automation Apps but may also be Application Launchers or Text Expanders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VisualCron.
This page was last updated Nov 23, 2021
  • Windows

VisualCron is an automation, integration and task scheduling tool for Windows.

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  1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.

  2. AutoIt

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Use a straightforward BASIC-like scripting language to automate your Windows GUI. Simulate key presses, mouse movement, window attributes and much more.

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  3. Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).

  4. UiPath

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    A free, fully-featured, and extensible tool for automating any web or desktop application. UiPath Studio Community is free for individual developers, small professional teams, education and training purposes.

  5. An automation and scheduling software with focus on repetitive office tasks. Features include MS Excel, Word and Access tasks, emails, ODBC databases, PDFs, FTP operations and many more.

  6. System Scheduler

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    System Scheduler for Windows, Free Task Scheduling Software replace Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler

  7. Task Scheduler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The Task Scheduler is a Windows feature which can set your computer to automatically perform routine tasks. The Task Scheduler does this by monitoring whatever criteria you choose to initiate the tasks, and then executing the tasks when the criteria is met.

  8. Multi Task Tool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Multi Task Tool is a portable tool that, as its very name suggests, can be used to execute multiple tasks in Windows OS!

  9. Cronicle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Cronicle is a multi-server task scheduler and runner, with a web based front-end UI.

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  10. Z-Cron

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Z-Cron is a scheduler which you can use to run jobs/tasks on your PC time-controlled with a schedule. Z-Cron is a central coordination point for the scheduling and automation of software.

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