- 9 alternatives to NSSM - The Non-Sucking Service Manager
- Free • Open Source
nssm is a service helper which doesn't suck. srvany and other service helper programs suck because they don't handle failure of the application running as a service. If you use such a program you may see a service listed as started when in fact the application has died.Discontinued
Last release is from 2014, and last pre-release is from 2017, but it can still be downloaded from the official website.
AlwaysUp is the true set-it-and-forget-it way to run your mission-critical Windows application 24/7, unattended, starting it at boot and monitoring it to ensure that it is always running, even if it crashes, hangs, or fails.
Always Up vs WinSW opinions
Always Up is working well, I'm using it to be sure that onedrive is working even the session is closed.
This tool requires that .NET Framework 2.0 be already installed on your computer. If you do not have .NET Framework 2.0 this tool will display a message and not run. You probably already have the .NET Framework 2.
Shawl is a wrapper for running arbitrary programs as Windows services, written in Rust. It handles the Windows service API for you so that your program only needs to respond to ctrl-C/SIGINT. If you're creating a project that needs to run as a service, simply bundle Shawl...
Application as Service is an advanced system tool which lets you run any application as Windows Service. You can easily configure Application as Service using its intuitive GUI interface or command line configurator directly from your software.Warning
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