Alternatives to Compiz for Windows with any license

  • 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...

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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

    VistaSwitcher icon
  • Nimi Visuals

    Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deformations (e.g: jelly windows - that makes moved window wiggle like being made from jelly; or fold - which...

    • Discontinued It says that it has automatically stopped production.
    • It has a lot of animations for windows. adravenApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

    Nimi Visuals icon
  • WindowFX

    Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.

    Commercial Windows

    WindowFX icon
  • SwitchBlade

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

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    SwitchBlade icon
  • CubeDesktop NXT

    CubeDesktop NXT provides you up to 16 workspaces, using a live and interactive 3D environment.

    Commercial Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    CubeDesktop NXT 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...

    • 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.

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    Alt-Tab Thingy 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

    Winflip icon
  • 360desktop

    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...

    • Discontinued

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    360desktop icon
  • Shock 4Way 3D

    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...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    Shock 4Way 3D icon

Platforms

Desktop

Show 3 less popular platforms