If you need to run a program or script within a certain time period or under specific conditions, you can use Windows Task Scheduler. But if you want an alternative tool that improves the conditions of Microsoft's utility, you can now make use of VisualCron.
Excellent automation tool.
This software is divided into two parts: client and server, on a very easy-to-use graphical interface. Without needing to have any coding knowledge, you can create tasks to automate several actions.
Main functions of VisualCron
By scheduling tasks you can carry out the following process that will be run depending on the triggers established in the application:
- Run files and scripts.
- System control (hibernation, reboot, quit session...).
- Transfer files by means of FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SSH and HTTP.
- Files in 7z, ZIP, TAR or Gzip format.
- XML handling.
- Active Directory Tasks.
- PGP encryption.
- Record desktop macros.
- Send and receive emails.
- SQL execution and monitoring.