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DeskSpace Alternatives

DeskSpace is described as '3D desktop visualisation tool, allowing you to seamlessly switch between 9 desktops' and is a desktop environment in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DeskSpace for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Cairo Shell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DeskSpace are Dexpot, VirtuaWin, WindowBlinds and bug.n.

DeskSpace alternatives are mainly Desktop Environments but may also be Window Managers or Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DeskSpace.
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DeskSpace is a 3D desktop visualisation tool, allowing you to seamlessly switch between 9 desktops.

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  1. Cairo Shell icon

    Cairo Shell

    38 alternatives to Cairo Shell 

    Cairo is a desktop environment for Windows. Its goal is to develop a desktop experience that increases productivity and advances current technology standards.

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  2. Dexpot icon

    Dexpot

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Dexpot 

    Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more efficiently and comfortably with many simultaneously opened windows on Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista (incl. x64).

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    Discontinued

    Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog

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  3. VirtuaWin icon

    VirtuaWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    25 alternatives to VirtuaWin 

    VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista/Win7/Win10). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’).

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    1.  PortableVirtuaWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      VirtuaWin - Multiple Virtual Desktops
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    • WindowBlinds icon

      WindowBlinds

      10 alternatives to WindowBlinds 

      WindowBlinds is a computer program that allows users to skin the Windows graphical user interface. It has been developed by Stardock since 1998, and is the most popular component of their flagship software suite, Object Desktop.

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    • bug.n

      52 alternatives to bug.n 

      bug.n is a tiling window manager add-on for Microsoft Windows. It is written in the scripting language AutoHotkey.

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      1.  Portablebug.n can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.


    • Emerge Desktop icon

      Emerge Desktop

      19 alternatives to Emerge Desktop 

      Emerge Desktop is a replacement Windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000 and above. In order to replace Windows Explorer as a shell, it provides a system tray (the area that collects the icons collected at the...

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      Discontinued

      Emerge Desktop is no longer maintained. Last version, 6.1.3, released in 2012, and the source code are still available on SourceForge

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    • GeoShell icon

      GeoShell

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      19 alternatives to GeoShell 

      GeoShell - The premier minimalist Windows shell replacement. It replaces the default Explorer interface. It features menu bars—“geoBars”—that can be dragged-and-dropped anywhere on the users screen. There are also desktop menus that can be triggered whenever a user clicks...

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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGeoShell can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.11.10, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      Virtuoz

      • Windows
      23 alternatives to Virtuoz 

      Virtuoz was designed to be a minimal and robust program that allows to have more than one desktop on Windows. It was inspired by Sysinternals Desktops, but uses a different approach, which doesn’t impose the limitations which Desktops is bound to.

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      1.  PortableVirtuoz can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Talisman Desktop

      • Windows
      19 alternatives to Talisman Desktop 

      Talisman Desktop is a configurable Windows shell replacement introduced in 1997 by Lighttek Software. It is available in a number of languages including English, French, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Russian and Italian.

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      Talisman 3.0, theme: Carbon
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      SphereXP

      12 alternatives to SphereXP 

      The SphereXP is a 3D desktop replacement for Microsoft Windows. Taking the known concept of three-dimensional desktops to its own level. It offers a new way to organize objects on the desktop such as icons and applications. It has been tried out by millions worldwide.

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      Discontinued

      Official website not accessible. Available here: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/spherexp.html

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