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What's Running Alternatives

What's Running is described as 'product that gives you an inside look into your Windows system' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to What's Running for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, PortableApps.com and Kindle Fire. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like What's Running are Process Monitor, Windows Task Manager, GNOME System Monitor and StatusPilatus.

What's Running alternatives are mainly Process Management Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or File Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of What's Running.
This page was last updated Mar 3, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

What's Running is a product that gives you an inside look into your Windows system.

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  1. Process Explorer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.

  2. Process Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity.



  3. 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...

  4. GNOME System Monitor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNOME

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

  5. StatusPilatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Monitor your PC like never before!.

    Discontinued

    Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.



  6. Xfce Task Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Easy to use application for monitoring and controlling running processes.

  7. Samsung My Files

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    "My Files" manages all the files on your smartphone, just like a file explorer on your computer.

  8. LXTask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LXTask is the standard task manager and system monitor of LXDE. It starts via Ctrl+Alt+Del and is extremely lightweight.

  9. DBCTaskman

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A windows 8-like Task Manager for Windows 7 ,work in progress!.

    Discontinued

    The developer's website is down and the last update was in 2015.

  10. PrcView

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PrcView is a process viewer utility that displays detailed information about processes running under Windows. For each process it displays memory, threads and module usage. For each DLL it shows full path and version information.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 5.2.15.1, released on 2006, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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