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    Free Personal Windows

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    Free Windows

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    Command-Tab Plus

    Command-Tab Plus is designed to let you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way.

    Commercial Mac

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  • KWin

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    Virtuoz

    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...

    Free Windows

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  • Skippy-XD

    Skippy-XD is a full-screen task-switcher for X11. You know that thing Mac OS X, Compiz and KWin do where you press a hotkey and suddenly you see miniature versions of...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Xfce

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    Commercial Mac

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    Emcee

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    Commercial Windows

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    Winflip

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    Free Windows

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    Real Desktop

    Real Desktop: The desktop embellishment for your PC! Real Desktop is a 3D animated multi desktop manager and the perfect tool to replace your wallpaper. Do you want...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Deskpose NXT

    The ultimate desktop organizer. DeskPose NXT helps you to find your applications fast, organize your desktop and become more productive. Too many open windows? Stop...

    Commercial Windows

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    Sawfish

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    Free Open Source Linux

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    Manico

    Manico is a fast application switcher for Mac that lets you access apps by simply holding the Option key and pressing the target number.

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Mission Control Comments

Comment by JT
about Mission Control · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Linux alternatives to be posted here (will do it when I have some more time):

Compiz - Compiz Fusion has an "exposé" feature.

KWin, the integrated window manager from KDE 4, comes with this feature, too.

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