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DM2 Alternatives

DM2 is described as 'provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DM2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Windows Explorer, Linux, PortableApps.com and openSUSE. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like DM2 are MenuTools, SmartSystemMenu, RBTray and Actual Window Manager.

This page was last updated Jun 29, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of...

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  1. AquaSnap

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Aquasnap is a powerful window manager that helps you arrange and organize multiple applications on your desktop with minimum effort. It allows you to achieve maximum multitasking, especially if you own a high-resolution monitor or a multi-monitor setup.

  2. MenuTools is a simple program that extends the basic functionality of the Windows system menu.



  3. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:

  4. RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

  5. Total Windows® Facelift!.



  6. 4t Tray Minimizer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions:

  7. RBTray Fork

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A minor fork of RBTray.

  8. KDE Mover-Sizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.

  9. DeskPins

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    DeskPins can be used to make any application topmost, that is, to keep it above all other windows. Just grab a pin from the DeskPins icon in the system notification area (a.k.a. taskbar tray) and click on any window.

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.32, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  10. eXtra Buttons

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    eXtra Buttons lets you add up to 10 additional buttons to the title bar of each window, which allow you to minimize the window to the tray, keep it on-top, send it to the background, adjust the window's transparency and more.

    Discontinued

    Social networks not updated in years.

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