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Hyperswitch Alternatives

Hyperswitch is described as 'HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hyperswitch for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is AltTab, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hyperswitch are Compiz, Witch, VistaSwitcher and Alt-Tab Terminator.

Hyperswitch alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Shell Extensions. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hyperswitch.
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  1. AltTab icon

    AltTab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    13 alternatives to AltTab 

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

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    ghsrobert

    Much more options, and a bit more maintained (though seems to be less maintained afterwards too)

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    Guest

    modern UI and constant releases

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    szupie

    Customisable, open source, active development, fast

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  2. Compiz icon

    Compiz

    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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    Witch

    • 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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    VistaSwitcher

    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.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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

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    Alt-Tab Terminator

    13 alternatives to Alt-Tab Terminator 

    Alt-Tab Terminator is a powerful task management utility for Windows. It replaces the Alt-Tab with a box that shows a list of all tasks, their names and preview snapshots, and enables to take actions on them. It is the successor to VistaSwitcher.

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    Contexts

    17 alternatives to Contexts 

    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.

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    HyperKeys

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to HyperKeys 

    Unleash the power of your keyboard by letting you bind ANY action to a shortcut. It's open-source and fully extendable. You can code you own actions or use one from the community !

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    SwitchBlade

    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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    SmartTab

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    21 alternatives to SmartTab 

    SmartTab, the better Alt-Tab (a Windows Alt-Tab Dialog replacement).

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    All windows with small icons & full title at a glance. Activate a window either by using the regular alt-tab dance, or hit a key between 0 and 9 and a-z (choosing the window you want), o.

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    1.  PortableSmartTab can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      Work only on XP, last update was in 2006. See http://smarttab.org/download.php

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      Topdesk

      • Windows
      20 alternatives to Topdesk 

      TopDesk radically reduces the time you spend switching between tasks by giving you the ability to quickly find the window you want from a thumbnail view.

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      Discontinued

      The site has not been updated since 2016, the latest version does not work well on Windows 10

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