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    PiP-Tool Alternatives

    PiP-Tool is described as 'PiP tool is a software to use the Picture in Picture mode on Windows. This feature allows you to watch content (video for example) in thumbnail format on the screen while continuing to use any other software on Windows' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are eight alternatives to PiP-Tool for Mac, Windows, Google Chrome, SIMBL and Linux. The best alternative is OnTopReplica, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PiP-Tool are Helium (Free, Open Source), Pennywise (Free, Open Source), PiP for Mac (Free, Open Source) and Afloat (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2020
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    PiP tool is a software to use the Picture in Picture mode on Windows. This feature allows you to watch content (video for...
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    1. A lightweight application that provides a real-time thumbnail replica of any window of your choice. OnTopReplica will stay always on top, allowing you to keep track of the original window while working and without having to keep the keyboard focus on it.
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      Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

      Discontinued

      The official website is unavailable (domain for sale) and the last version (1.9) was released in October 2015. It can still be downloaded from the GitHub repository though.



    2. Pennywise opens any website or media in a small floating window that remains on top of all other applications. Pennywise windows stays up all the time. No need to keep struggling with alt + tab, use Pennywise for easy multitasking.
    3. macOS Picture in Picture window preview and AirPlay Receiver.
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      • Mac
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      Make any app able to float on top.


    4. Picture in Picture (PiP) allows watching videos from the internet while working at a computer. Using unique algorithms, the program finds videos on web pages and allows to open them in a floating window, that remains in the front.
    5. Duplicate Windows visually copies any window in Mac OS X live and on-the-fly. It’s like display mirroring for individual windows! I created the tool to display windows across multiple monitors in extended desktop mode during presentations.
    6. Picture-in-Picture (PiP) allows you to watch videos in a floating window (always on top of other windows) so you can keep an eye on what you’re watching while interacting with other sites, or applications.
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