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Alt-Tab Terminator Alternatives

Alt-Tab Terminator is described as 'powerful task management utility for Windows. It replaces the Alt-Tab with a box that shows a list of all tasks, their names and preview snapshots, and enables to take actions on them. It is the successor to VistaSwitcher' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Alt-Tab Terminator for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Switcheroo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alt-Tab Terminator are VistaSwitcher, Hyperswitch, AltTabAlternative and HyperKeys.

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  1. Switcheroo icon

    Switcheroo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    5 alternatives to Switcheroo 

    The simplest and fastest ALT-TAB replacement.

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    1.  PortableSwitcheroo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightSwitcheroo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Switcheroo is a lightweight task switcher that does its job perfectly: It enables me to instantly identify the app I want to switch to, in one blink of an eye, and select it in the least steps possible.

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    VistaSwitcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to VistaSwitcher 

    VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS. Once installed, it replaces the default Windows Alt-Tab dialog with a nice box that shows a list of all running tasks, with their names and preview snapshots, and enables the user to take actions on...

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVistaSwitcher supports the use of multiple displays.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.5, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Hyperswitch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    22 alternatives to Hyperswitch 

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.

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    AltTabAlternative

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to AltTabAlternative 

    Alternative application for Windows' native task switcher (Alt + Tab).

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    1.  PortableAltTabAlternative can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      HyperKeys

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      16 alternatives to HyperKeys 

      Unleash the power of your keyboard by letting you bind ANY action to a shortcut. It's open-source and fully extendable. You can code you own actions or use one from the community !

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      TaskSwitchXP

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      9 alternatives to 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 visual styles to the dialog and also enhances it by displaying thumbnail preview of the application that will be...

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      SwitchBlade

      25 alternatives to SwitchBlade 

      SwitchBlade allows for quick window switching using a configurable hotkey and an intuitive search interface.

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      SmartTab

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      21 alternatives to SmartTab 

      SmartTab, the better Alt-Tab (a Windows Alt-Tab Dialog replacement).

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      All windows with small icons & full title at a glance. Activate a window either by using the regular alt-tab dance, or hit a key between 0 and 9 and a-z (choosing the window you want), o.

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      1.  PortableSmartTab can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        Discontinued

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

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        Alt-Tab Thingy

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        24 alternatives to 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 has been in Windows since Windows 3.0 and is largely unchanged since Windows 95!

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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.

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        Manico

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Mac
        21 alternatives to Manico 

        Manico is a fast application switcher for Mac that lets you access apps by simply holding the Option key and pressing the target number.

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