Pitaschio Alternatives

    Pitaschio is described as 'freeware which makes it convenient to use Microsoft Windows. Pitaschio includes a large number of useful functions mainly related to mouse operation and window management. This is a essential tool to use windows efficiently'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pitaschio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, PortableApps.com, Windows Explorer, Linux and openSUSE. The best alternative is AquaSnap, which is free. Other great apps like Pitaschio are RBTray (Free, Open Source), Preme for Windows (Free), Actual Window Manager (Paid) and 4t Tray Minimizer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. Aquasnap is a powerful window manager that helps you arrange and organize multiple applications on your desktop with minimum effort. It allows you to achieve maximum multitasking, especially if you own a high-resolution monitor or a multi-monitor setup.
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      • 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



    2. Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.
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    3. Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1. FILE FOLDERS improves Windows folders navigation adding two additional title buttons: recent folders, favorite folders.
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    4. 4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions: Minimize To Tray - any application can be minimized to the system tray.
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    5. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
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    6. 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. It is a background application that emulates the behaviour of KDE, which is a rather good Linux desktop environment.
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    7. eXtra Buttons lets you add up to 10 additional buttons to the title bar of each window, which allow you to minimize the window to the tray, keep it on-top, send it to the background, adjust the window's transparency and more.

      Discontinued

      Social networks not updated in years.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      DM2 provides several Windows enhancements that may help in every-day work. One of the nicest and most popular features of DM2 is minimizing windows to floating icons® (unique feature!) freeing both task bar and tray bar space.

      Discontinued

      Last version is from 2007

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    8. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs) Move a window without activating it. Alt+LClick (and hold) to drag the target window into view.
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