What are some great alternatives to cron

WinCron

Starts the right programs at the right time

WinCron is a freely available software for meaningful task planning under Windows systems. This idea, which was developed for Unix, is also available to Windows users with this freeware - and programs, tasks and applications can be started on a schedule. If certain programs are to start automatically at certain times, rooms or intervals, WinCron is the right application.

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Alternatives to WinCron

Depending on the intended use and the desired function, the following programs represent a good alternative to "WinCron".

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WinCron: Supported Platforms

You can download WinCron for the following platforms. Information about the last update: The Windows version "1.2" of WinCron was updated on November 13th.

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You can find all versions of WinCron available for download on the download page. There you will also find further details about the individual versions.

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WinCron 1.2 for: Windows XP

WinCron is a freely available software for meaningful task planning under Windows systems. This idea, which was developed for Unix, is also available to Windows users with this freeware - and programs, tasks and applications can be started on a schedule. If certain programs are to start automatically at certain times, rooms or intervals, WinCron is the right application.

  1. WinCron: Starts the right programs at the right time
  2. The software can do that
  3. Installation and configuration tips
  4. That's what the netzwelt editorial team thinks
  5. System requirements

The software can do that

WinCron is a powerful, easy-to-use task planning software with a fully integrated VB script. It can be started both as a conventional application and as an NT / 2000 / XP system service. WinCron is also able to use very flexible time information as a trigger. For example, exact dates and times as well as relative points in time (e.g. 15 minutes from now), repeating times or limited periods of time are possible. WinCron is a 32-bit-based program for versatile task planning with a virtually infinite collection of tasks. The tasks can either be loaded via the UI, or via the input line or AutoRun.tg. A perfect application for web administration.

Installation and configuration tips for WinCron

The software provides both an installation and an uninstallation wizard.

This is what the Netzwelt editorial team thinks about WinCron

Similar downloads to WinCron from the "System Utilities" category include Z-Cron, Cygwin, Win2Apache, Wine, Microsoft .NET Framework and BareTail.

System requirements for WinCron

  • The following operating systems are operational: Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT 4 (workstation or server) with Service Pack 6a, 2000, XP, Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows 98 requires Y2K update 2 and Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 requires Service Pack 6a and Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 requires Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows XP requires Service Pack 2

Also required: Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1 Redistributable Package

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