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Nimi Visuals Alternatives

Nimi Visuals is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Nimi Visuals for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nimi Visuals are Preme for Windows, RBTray, KDE Mover-Sizer and Mission Control.

Nimi Visuals alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be File Managers or System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nimi Visuals.
This page was last updated Jul 30, 2019
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deformations (e.g: jelly windows - that makes moved window wiggle...

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  1. Compiz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  2. Preme for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.



  3. RBTray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

  4. KDE Mover-Sizer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    KDE Mover-Sizer is a lightweight program enabling KDE-style alt-click moving and resizing for Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, Windows Server, and Vista.

  5. Mission Control

    • Mac

    Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.



  6. KWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

  7. MoveInactiveWin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs)

  8. TotalSpaces

    • Mac
    • Spaces

    TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion.

  9. Sawfish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  10. WindowFX

    • Windows

    Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.

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