At AddictiveTips we do out best to present all software to the readers so that they can make the final judgment. There is no magic software, there are some that people love while others hate and vice versa.
When it comes to Task Manager, people disagree that it needs a replacement but for most advanced users the default Task Manager is simply not enough. The most popular 3rd party Task Manager replacement today is Microsoft Sysinternal’s Process Explorer.
Recently we discovered tens of new half-baked software from various developers that claim to be the complete replacement for Windows Task Manager. After being fed up, we began a detailed investigation(or should we say, testing).
After short listing four Task Managers(that are free), we compared their performance, functionality, and ease-of-use. They are Process Explorer, Process Hacker, System Explorer, and Resource Monitor.
After rigorous testing, we choose Process Hacker to be the perfect task manager replacement(read the review here). And surprisingly it is the only opensource advanced task manager available today.
You might disagree and we understand. We have started using it ourselves and are recommending it to our readers as well. Unless another tough contender comes across, this is going to be our preferred task manager replacement of choice.
You can read our review to find out more about Process Hacker. And if you think we made the wrong decision, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments.