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    Dexpot is described as '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)' and is a very popular app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Dexpot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is VirtuaWin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Dexpot are RBTray Fork (Free, Open Source), WindowsPager (Free, Open Source), Mission Control (Paid) and Sysinternals Desktops (Free).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      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’).
      VirtuaWin vs Dexpot opinions
      Some users think VirtuaWin is a great alternative to Dexpot, some don't.
      cannot drag/drop windows between desktops
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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      It is not a true virtual desktop. All items/icons stay the same when you switch desktops, unlike Dexpot.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A minor fork of RBTray.


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      • Windows
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      WindowsPager is a desktop-switcher/pager for Windows to manage virtual workspaces/desktops. It will integrate smoothly into the desktop panel.

      Discontinued

      Hasn't been updated since 2011, see changelog:
      http://windowspager.sourceforge.net/changelog.html

    1. Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
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      Desktops allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops. Read email on one, browse the web on the second, and do work in your productivity software on the third, without the clutter of the windows you’re not using.

      Discontinued

      last version released: 2012



    2. An AutoHotkey script to switch and move programs between Windows 10 Virtual Desktops and set different wallpapers. Light, lightning fast, free, and with AHK you can use almost any key/mouse combos (even override Windows shortcuts).
    3. KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and the default window manager of the Plasma Workspaces, but it can also be used on its own or with other desktop environments.
      • Mac
      • Spaces
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      TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion
      TotalSpaces vs Dexpot opinions
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      2005 software does not flip between desktops
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    4. Sawfish is an extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language. Its policy is very minimal compared to most window managers. Its aim is simply to manage windows in the most flexible and attractive manner possible.
    5. DeskSpace is a 3D desktop visualisation tool, allowing you to seamlessly switch between 9 desktops.
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