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 Sep 18, 2021

    1. Sawfish is an extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language. Its policy is very minimal compared to most window managers. Its aim is simply to manage windows in the most flexible and attractive manner possible.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      A light-weight, Exposé-like window switcher for X (feat. OpenGL).

    2. Alternative to Apple's Spaces&MissionControl, juggle between multiple desktops on your Mac. Unfortunately, development for VirtueDesktops has ended, which means the application will be stuck at 0.54 b5 until further notice.


      The website is no longer available. Last version, 0.54 beta 5, released on 2007, can be still downloaded from MacUpdate.

    3. When Mac several applications are running, with many windows open, it is difficult to manage the chaos and to work productively. Manually switching between windows and placing them on the screen wastes a lot of time.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      LiteSwitch X follows the tradition of LiteSwitch as a simple solution for managing open applications using the keyboard. Like its predecessor which will continue to be available, LiteSwitch X has a clean, simple and functional style that has become Proteron's hallmark.
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