Alt-Tab Thingy Alternatives

    Alt-Tab Thingy is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Alt-Tab Thingy for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alt-Tab Thingy are VistaSwitcher (Free), Witch (Paid), Hyperswitch (Free) and Command-Tab Plus (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 27, 2020

    • Compiz is a compositing manager adding fancy effects to your windows, from drop shadows to awesome desktop effects like the Desktop Cube or the Expo view.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

      • Free
      • Windows


    • Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.
      • Mac
    • HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.
      What's New
      Version 0.2.
      • Free
      • Mac
    • Command-Tab Plus is designed to let you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way.
      • Mac
    • Alt-Tab Terminator is a 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.
      • Windows
    • Manico is a fast application switcher for Mac that lets you access apps by simply holding the Option key and pressing the target number.
      • Freemium
      • Mac
    • With SpaceLauncher for macOS, you can launch or switch to an app by pressing a pre-defined key while holding down spacebar.
      • Free
      • Mac
    • Alternative application for Windows' native task switcher (Alt + Tab).
      • Free
      • Windows
    • 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 !.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux