Compiz Alternatives

    Compiz is described as 'compositing manager adding fancy effects to your windows, from drop shadows to awesome desktop effects like the Desktop Cube or the Expo view' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Compiz for Mac, Windows, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Witch. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try VistaSwitcher or Hyperswitch. Other great apps like Compiz are Contexts (Paid), Nimi Visuals (Free), KWin (Free, Open Source) and WindowFX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 22, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      A light-weight, Exposé-like window switcher for X (feat. OpenGL).
    1. General purpose of this program is to use 4 simulating screens simultaneously. To switch into each screen, select one of 4 screens or use shortcut key. In order to improve your computer's small screen display, this software provides 4 virtual desktops.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      LiteSwitch X follows the tradition of LiteSwitch as a simple solution for managing open applications using the keyboard. Like its predecessor which will continue to be available, LiteSwitch X has a clean, simple and functional style that has become Proteron's hallmark.
      • Mac
      MultiDock is a simple application that allows you to organize frequently used applications, documents and folders using small panels (Dock’s).
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    2. When Mac several applications are running, with many windows open, it is difficult to manage the chaos and to work productively. Manually switching between windows and placing them on the screen wastes a lot of time.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      360desktop is free software that extends Windows as a 360 degree workspace, plus an online environment for creating interative 360 degree wallpaper, with a gallery and a widget platform, for sharing your favorite 360's with everybody.

      Discontinued

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