Mission Control Alternatives

    Mission Control is described as ', formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Mission Control for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Dexpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try KWin or Nimi Visuals. Other great apps like Mission Control are Witch (Paid), Contexts (Paid), Command-Tab Plus (Paid) and TotalSpaces (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

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      • Windows
      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).

      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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    1. 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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      • Mac
      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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    2. 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.
    3. Command-Tab Plus Is a Powerful and Customizable macOS App’s and Windows SwitcherCommand-Tab Plus is designed to help you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way. A great alternative for Mac App’s switcher.
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      • Mac
      • Spaces
      TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion
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      TotalSpaces vs Mission Control opinions
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      ezadezanee Grid setup for space instead of linear. Can rename each space
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deformations (e.g: jelly windows - that makes moved window wiggle like being made from jelly; or fold - which hides windows by folding up horizontally, and unfolds when showing), physics (e.g.

      Discontinued

      It says that it has automatically stopped production.

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    5. 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.
    6. Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…
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      Raskin vs Mission Control opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Mission control is used to manage and switch desktops ("spaces") where application windows live. Raskin appears to be for viewing files on your system and does not manage application windows at all.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    7. Looking for Expose and Spaces on Windows ? BetterDesktopTool makes Expose and Spaces like Features avialabe on Windows PCs. Offering Mouse + Keyboard shortcuts and Active-Edges it is easy to use.
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