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      The program is no longer updated.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

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  • 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

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  • WindowFX

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

    Commercial Windows

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  • SwitchBlade

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

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • 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

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  • 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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