Task scheduler for Windows that works like cron on linux/unix
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Task scheduler for Windows
VisualCron review by Team on 22.11.2014
VisualCron is a Windows-based application that works like the integrated task scheduler but has more flexibility and features. VisualCron is based on the Unix/Linux version of Cron. If you are a network administrator and you have to take care of a big network, then it is probably hard to perform the exact same task on each computer. It would be better to make use of a software which allows you to control all the tasks using only the server computer. Task Scheduler, the application included in Windows, solves just a part of the problem since it can only perform tasks on the local computer. A far better solution would be VisualCron. This is actually a task scheduler that can perform numerous tasks on all the computers in the network, while controlling them from a single place. The application is simple enough to install and does not take up too much hard disk space. VisualCron's interface is intuitive and appealing. It is easy to make a new job, change an existing job, see which jobs are running, and so on. When editing a job, you can assign a name and a description to help you easily identify each task. Users moves through a tabbed window for every job, selecting the proper settings: what task or tasks it performs, what triggers it, what conditions it runs under, and how users are notified. . All of the jobs are listed neatly on the application's main screen, with other options displayed in a tabbed, well-labeled menu above. A built in Help file is well-written and thorough, providing clear explanations of all the application's functions. The ability to place multiple tasks within one job means that users can make whole sequences of automated events. The software includes both a client and a server; the client includes the software's interface, while the server automatically runs the processes. When the server not installed or is turned off, jobs can be run manually. This flexibility enables users to create many different network configurations. The tasks triggers are separated into two types. 'Time' triggers let you define a certain time and date when the task should be run. 'Event' triggers allow you to run a task when a file is created/changed/deleted/renamed, a process is started/finished, a service is started/stopped/ pending, or when a registry key is changed. VisualCron can even work over the Internet, not only in a local network. With VisualCron you are able to automate boring and repetitive tasks, eliminate human errors, perform unattended work, as well as manage, react and notify on system issues and data errors.

Download and install VisualCron safely and without concerns.

VisualCron highlights and features:

-No scripting or programming skills are needed

-Built in Tasks for all needs which allows you to automate everything in one application

-Intuitive interface for designing Tasks and Jobs

Automate repetitive and tedious Tasks

-The VisualCron Client is used for configuring the VisualCron Server

-The VisualCron Tray Client notifies you in the desktop computer when Jobs begin/stop. - Additionally, it functions as an agent for Foreground execution mode.

- VisualCron Tray Client and The VisualCron Client are both using the -VisualCron API. The API provides a way for the clients to configure and control the VisualCron Server. The API itself can be utilized with your own applications to read and run against the VisualCron Server.

-The VisualCron Server performs the real Execution of Tasks and Jobs. The Server runs in the background as a Windows service - no need to login to desktop computer.

-Connect unlimited clients at the same time to a Server

-Control VisualCron securely across Internet or locally

-A Job can contain one or more Tasks which can be set to run in parallel or in order

-The Job can be set to run once, randomly or if missed - run once at start

-It is possible to export/import Jobs across Servers, by file or drag'n drop

-Jobs are updated in real-time in the VisualCron Client interface

VisualCron Requirements
.NET Framework 2.0
VisualCron Languages
VisualCron user interface supports the following languages:

Hindi, Other, Urdu
VisualCron awards
VisualCron awards
VisualCron 8.3.4 (10.03.2018)
VisualCron 8.3.3 (05.02.2018)
VisualCron 8.3.2 (05.01.2018)
VisualCron 8.3.1 (01.12.2017)
VisualCron 8.3.0 (24.11.2017)
VisualCron 8.2.9 (21.09.2017)
VisualCron 8.2.8 (17.08.2017)
VisualCron 8.2.7 (25.05.2017)
VisualCron 8.2.6 (18.04.2017)
VisualCron 8.2.5 (15.03.2017)
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