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mapmywindows is described as 'A small program to show and hide windows in X window system. Most Linux distributions use a display server with X window system, you can easily hide and show windows using this program' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to mapmywindows for Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Clicky Gone, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mapmywindows are Hide my Windows and HideWin.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • X11

A small program to show and hide windows in X window system. Most Linux distributions use a display server with X window...

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  1. Clicky Gone icon

    Clicky Gone

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.

    ⚫︎ PortableClicky Gone can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Hide my Windows icon

    Hide my Windows

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    HMW is a free program to hide away the Windows on your desktop. With HMW you can set any program Window as hidden, while the program itself will run silently in the background. Additionally all the Hotkeys used can be customized to your needs.

    ⚫︎ PortableHide my Windows can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Directly inspired a Linux version

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  3. HideWin icon

    HideWin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HideWin sits in the system tray and enables you to hide any top-level window with its popup tray menu or an ALT+letter hotkey that it assigns automatically. It appears to be abandonware, but it is only 13KB and still works.

    ⚫︎ PortableHideWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0, released on June 13th, 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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