Process Tamer is a tiny (140k) and super efficient
utility for Microsoft Windows XP/2K/NT/Vista that runs in your system
tray and constantly monitors the cpu usage of other processes. When it
sees a process that is overloading your cpu, it reduces the priority of
that process temporarily, until its cpu usage returns to a reasonable
There are many times when a process will hog your cpu, such as when
converting audio/video files, or working with compressed archives.
Because these processes completely consume the cpu, your system becomes
sluggish to respond and using the computer for other tasks becomes
impossible while these processes are running.
solves this problem by identifying such these degenerate conditions and
temporarily reducing the priority of the offending processes in order
to allow your system to respond to other requests. Stop being a victim
to an overloaded cpu – let Process Tamer keep your system responsive no
matter what you’re doing.