Copyright (c) 2018 - 2020 Nir Sofer
HandleCountersView is a simple tool for Windows that shows the current number of handles (File, Directory, Token, Job, Thread, and so on...) opened by every
process running on your system and the change in number of handles since the last time that you reset the counters.
This tool works on any version of Windows, starting from Windows XP and up to Windows 10. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported. On Windows Vista and later, if you want to view the full path of system processes , you have to run HandleCountersView as Administrator.
- Version 1.10:
- Added 'Align Numeric Columns To Right' option.
- Version 1.05:
- Added 'Put Icon On Tray' option.
- Version 1.01:
- Added /RunAsAdmin command-line option for running HandleCountersView as administrator.
- Version 1.00 - First release.
Start Using HandleCountersView
This utility doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files. In order to start using it, simply run the executable file - HandleCountersView.exe
After running HandleCountersView, the main window displays the number of handles opened by every process on your system (every type of handle is displayed in
a separated column).
Also, after every refresh (F5), you can see the change in the number of handles inside the square brackets. The change value is relative to the time you
run HandleCountersView or to the last time that you used the 'Reset Last Counters' option (F8).
Run HandleCountersView as administrator.
||Save the handle counters into a simple text file.
||Save the handle counters into a tab-delimited text file.
||Save the handle counters into a comma-delimited text file (csv).
||Save the handle counters into JSON file.
||Save the handle counters into HTML file (Horizontal).
||Save the handle counters into HTML file (Vertical).
||Save the handle counters into XML file.
Translating HandleCountersView to other languages
In order to translate HandleCountersView to other language, follow the instructions below:
- Run HandleCountersView with /savelangfile parameter:
A file named HandleCountersView_lng.ini will be created in the folder of HandleCountersView utility.
- Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor.
- Translate all string entries to the desired language.
Optionally, you can also add your name and/or a link to your Web site.
(TranslatorName and TranslatorURL values) If you add this information, it'll be
used in the 'About' window.
- After you finish the translation, Run HandleCountersView, and all translated
strings will be loaded from the language file.
If you want to run HandleCountersView without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move
it to another folder.
This utility is released as freeware.
You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM,
Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this and you don't
sell it or distribute it as a part of commercial product.
If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in
the distribution package, without any modification !
The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied,
including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental,
consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.
If you have any problem, suggestion, comment, or you found a bug in my utility,
you can send a message to email@example.com
HandleCountersView is also available in other languages. In order to change the language of
HandleCountersView, download the appropriate language zip file, extract the 'handlecountersview_lng.ini',
and put it in the same folder that you Installed HandleCountersView utility.