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  • Switcheroo icon

    Switcheroo

    What is Switcheroo? Switcheroo is for anyone who spends more time using a keyboard than a mouse. Instead of alt-tabbing through a (long) list of open windows...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Hyperswitch icon

    Hyperswitch

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies. What's New Version 0.2.365-dev: Fix an issue that could delay activations...

    Free Mac

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  • Deskpose NXT

    The ultimate desktop organizer. DeskPose NXT helps you to find your applications fast, organize your desktop and become more productive. Too many open windows? Stop...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ThumbWin icon

    ThumbWin

    ThumbWin can minimize the window on your desktop as thumbnails.

    Free Windows

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  • Command-Tab Plus icon

    Command-Tab Plus

    Command-Tab Plus is designed to let you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Contexts icon

    Contexts

    Switch between application windows effortlessly – with a click, a quick gesture, keyboard shortcuts or search; no matter how many of them you have open; even on multiple...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Shock Aero 3D icon

    Shock Aero 3D

    Have you seen the cool and nice effects of Windows Aero in Windows Vista? One of those effects is a view of your open windows in a three-dimensional stack on your...

    Free Windows

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  • TaskSwitchXP icon

    TaskSwitchXP

    TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds...

    Free Windows

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  • SmartTab icon

    SmartTab

    SmartTab, the better Alt-Tab (a Windows Alt-Tab Dialog replacement). Features: All windows with small icons & full title at a glance. Activate a...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Work only on XP, last update was in 2006. See http://smarttab.org/download.php
  • Winflip icon

    Winflip

    WinFlip emulates Windows Vistas "Flip 3D" effect for Windows XP. Using the hotkey of your choice, you can find the window youre looking for in a fast, clean 3D...

    Free Windows

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  • Witch icon

    Witch

    Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.

    Commercial Mac

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  • SuperSwitcher icon

    SuperSwitcher

    SuperSwitcher is a (more feature-ful) replacement for the Alt-Tab window switching behavior and Ctrl-Alt-Left/Right/Up/Down workspace switching behavior that is...

    Open Source Linux

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  • Alt-Tab Thingy icon

    Alt-Tab Thingy

    If you are not familiar with the Alt-Tab task switcher in Windows, its a keyboard short-cut (hot-key) to enable fast switching between applications/windows. This feature...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.0.4, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from the mirrors provided.

VistaSwitcher Comments

VistaSwitcher displays more readable thumbnails than Windows Flip3D or Alt-Tab

Positive Comment by metatech
about VistaSwitcher Sep 2012

VistaSwitcher displays more readable thumbnails than Flip3D or Alt-Tab.
Beware that the built-in Windows Alt-Tab shows up as soon as 1 window is displayed, because the Desktop is always added as an additional window. VistaSwitcher filters out the Desktop and only shows up when 2 windows are displayed when it replaces the Windows Alt-Tab.

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