Run any application as a Windows Service | Windows 11/10 and Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 supported

100% Uptime for your Important Windows Application — Today!

AlwaysUp starts your program at boot and runs it 24x7 as a bulletproof Windows Service. Try it for yourself, completely risk free for 30 days.

For Windows 11/10 & Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 All major credit cards accepted

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AlwaysUp runs any application (32/64-bit executable, batch file, Java/JAR, Python script, etc.) as a Windows Service, monitoring it constantly to ensure 100% uptime. It will automatically start your application whenever your computer boots, automatically restart your application if it crashes, hangs, or uses too much memory, and do everything in its power to ensure that your application is available 24/7. And regular, detailed email alerts from AlwaysUp will keep you informed of performance, crashes, scheduled restarts and other relevant events.
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When run as a Windows Service, your application can start automatically without someone having to log on, survive user logons/logoffs, and run entirely without user intervention. No programming is required.

And best of all, after years of constant refinement based on client feedback and many thousands of installations on a variety of PCs, AlwaysUp remains a trusted, reliable solution for many large and small businesses worldwide.

Take advantage of our risk-free 30-day trial and find out for yourself!

Overview: Run as a Service

An easy to use Interface to run any Program as a Windows Service

AlwaysUp's intuitive GUI makes it very easy to configure any application as a Windows Service. Just specify two key items (a name and the path to your application) and you are on your way! Come back for the advanced features later.

Overview: Run as a Service

Key Features & Benefits of Running an Application as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp

  • Ensure that any application (.exe, batch file, .com, .pif, script, shortcut, perl script, java app, php, delphi, vb, etc.) runs 24x7
  • Very easy to use — install your application as a Windows Service in just a few seconds!
  • Able to automatically start your application when your computer boots, to run when no user is logged in and to run despite logon/logoffs — all to guarantee uptime without manual user intervention
  • Converts both GUI and non-GUI applications to run as Services
  • Constantly monitors your application and restarts it whenever it fails
  • Secure — no need to auto-logon to Windows
  • Able to detect and restart "misbehaving" applications that hang, hog the CPU, or consume too much memory
  • Able to restart your application (or reboot the computer) at a scheduled time
  • Able to boost your application's priority to ensure that it gets preferential treatment on the host computer
  • Emails you with details of crashes, restarts and other problems
  • Supports the integration of your own custom "sanity check" utilities, executed regularly to test if your application is functioning normally or not
  • Automatically dismisses common "Application error" dialog boxes that prevent crashed applications from fully exiting
  • The intuitive GUI makes it easy to set up your application as a Windows Service, but no GUI is necessary once your application has been configured
  • Supports powerful automation, to automatically dismiss custom dialogs, fill in forms, etc. from your program running as a Windows Service
  • Reports all activities to the Windows Event Log
  • Works flawlessly in all virtual environments (VMWare, Virtual PC, etc.)
  • Very efficient; demands minimal CPU & memory resources
  • Compatible with Session 0 Isolation in Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 and Windows 11/10
  • Control AlwaysUp applications from your web browser using our free add-on program, AlwaysUp Web Service
  • Free, courteous technical support via email or phone
  • Site, OEM and Volume licensing available to suit your needs
  • Branding for Enterprise, Site and OEM licensees
  • No programming required
  • Future-proof; tailored for Windows 10 & Server 2019 and has earned the "Certified for Windows Server 2012" logo (and others) from Microsoft.
  • Trusted by many of the world's most recognizable companies
  • Robust and stable, with an installed base in the tens of thousands

But perhaps most important of all, AlwaysUp was designed and implemented by Senior Software Engineers with over 25 years of real-world experience developing robust, mission-critical applications. Our software is of the highest quality, and we stand by it without reservation.

Overview: Run as a Service

More information to help you convert your application to a Windows Service with AlwaysUp

How to Install AlwaysUp on Windows 11/10 and Server 2022/2019/2016/2012

Step-by-step instructions for installing AlwaysUp on Windows 11/10 & Server 2022/2019/2016/2012

Tips to run your Windows 11/10 and Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 Services

Browse Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about running anything as a Windows Service

See how to easily start your program as a Windows Service

Watch a short demo of AlwaysUp

Run as a Windows Service and manage your application from your web browser

Manage AlwaysUp Windows Services from your Web Browser

Create and deploy Windows Services for your entire network/organization

OEM, Enterprise & Site licensing information (including unlimited and royalty-free)

Run your OEM program as a Windows Service

Developers — Use our Command Line Tools to ensure that your application starts at boot and is available 24x7

Ensure that your app runs properly as a Windows Service

Extend / customize AlwaysUp with your own failure detection plugins!

Dismiss dialogs from your Windows Service

Deploy powerful automation, to automatically interact with your AlwaysUp Windows Services

Best Features for your AlwaysUp Windows Services

Practical tips on getting the most from your AlwaysUp Windows Services

Run anything as a Windows Service

Printable flyer describing AlwaysUp (PDF)

Overview: Run as a Service

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Overview: Run as a Service

Affordable Pricing for Individuals & Corporations

Quantity/TypePrice per license (USD)
2-9$44.99 (a 10% discount!)
10-24$39.99 (a 20% discount!)
25+$34.99 (a 30% discount!)
Limited Site (50 PCs)$999 (save over 60%!)
Site Plus (200 PCs)$1,999 (save over 80%!)
Unlimited Site$2,999 (unlimited savings!)
Limited Enterprise (100 PCs)$1,999 (save over 60%!)
Enterprise Plus (300 PCs)$2,799 (save over 80%!)
Unlimited Enterprise$4,999 (unlimited savings!)
Limited OEM (25 PCs/year)$1,299 (save over 60%!)
OEM Plus (100 PCs/year)$2,799 (save over 80%!)
Unlimited OEM$4,999 (unlimited savings!)

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  • For Windows 11/10 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012
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