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Contexts Alternatives

Contexts is described as 'Switch between application windows effortlessly – with a click, a quick gesture, keyboard shortcuts or search; no matter how many of them you have open; even on multiple spaces & multiple displays' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Contexts for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is AltTab, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Contexts are Compiz, Witch, VistaSwitcher and Hyperswitch.

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  1. AltTab icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    13 alternatives to AltTab 

    AltTab brings the power of Windows’s “alt-tab” window switcher to macOS.

  2. Compiz icon


    28 alternatives to Compiz 

    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.

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  3. Witch icon


    • Mac
    24 alternatives to Witch 

    Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.

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  4. VistaSwitcher icon


    27 alternatives to 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 shows a list of all running tasks, with their names and preview snapshots, and enables the user to take actions on...

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVistaSwitcher supports the use of multiple displays.

    The program is no longer updated.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

  5. Hyperswitch icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    22 alternatives to Hyperswitch 

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.

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    Easy Window Switcher

    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Easy Window Switcher 

    Easy Window Switcher makes switching between different windows as easy as alt+` (that's alt+backtick). Forget having to alt+tab between a million-and-one different open windows to find the one you are looking for, with Easy Window Switcher, tabbing between windows of the...

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    Mission Control

    26 alternatives to Mission Control 

    Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.

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  8. AltTabAlternative icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to AltTabAlternative 

    Alternative application for Windows' native task switcher (Alt + Tab).

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    1.  PortableAltTabAlternative can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    • SwitchBlade icon


      25 alternatives to SwitchBlade 

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

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      Quick and easy searching.
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      Command-Tab Plus

      24 alternatives to Command-Tab Plus 

      Command-Tab Plus Is a Powerful and Customizable macOS App’s and Windows SwitcherCommand-Tab Plus is designed to help you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way. A great alternative for Mac App’s switcher.

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