Compiz Alternatives for Windows
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...
- - VistaSwitcher is the most popular Windows alternative to Compiz.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.5, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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
CubeDesktop NXT provides you up to 16 workspaces, each with its own wallpaper and set of icons, allowing you to quickly and easily switch between them using a live and interactive 3D environment.
CubeDesktop NXT Features
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 hides windows by folding up horizontally, and unfolds when showing), physics (e.g.Discontinued
It says that it has automatically stopped production.
Comments about Nimi Visuals as a Alternative to Compiz
It has a lot of animations for windows.1
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!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.
SMBAct is the all-in-one cross-platform solution that allows you to keep your windows and applications well-organized and significantly simplify the process of interaction with them.