Raskin Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Raskin for Mac, Windows, Linux, Finder, Web and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 12 apps similar to Raskin.

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The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/30/2015 5:08:00 AM

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  • Compiz

    Compiz and Compiz Fusion are merging and are now known as Compiz. Compiz is a compositing window manager. It has a flexible plugin interface which allows developers to use it for many different tasks. Compiz Fusion is the result of a merge between the well-known Beryl composite window manager and Compiz Extras, a community set of improvements to the Compiz composite window manager.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Finder

    The Finder is the default application program used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems that is responsible for the overall user-management of files, disks, network volumes and the launching of other applications. As such the Finder acts like the shell on other operating systems, but using a graphical user interface, and is described in its 'About' window as The Macintosh Desktop Experience.

    Free Mac

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  • Path Finder

    Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and interface innovations to help anyone be more productive on Mac OS X. It features: - Dual-pane file browser: view the contents of two folders side-by-side. - Drop stack: Freeze drag & drop operations by placing files into a temporary stack.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Nimi Visuals

    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.: keep momentum - making window to conserve move momentum; or bounce - that makes windows bounce upon receving focus ) and other SFX (e.g.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued It says that it has automatically stopped production.
  • Mission Control

    Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system. Mission Control lets you view all open windows with a single keystroke: it unshuffles overlapping windows on your desktop into an organized tile view, so you can quickly locate and switch to any window or get to any file on the desktop.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Magican File

    Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks. Search files on disk - Magican File supports files search in any directory in Hard Disk and Flash Disk, you may define partition or folder as demand; type the files’ name, format, size, created date and modified date; select “equal to”, “contains”, “starts with” or “ends with” to narrow or enlarge search portion, the type the keywords to search.

    Free Mac

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    • Discontinued The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.1.0, released in June 2011, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.
  • Gala

    Gala is a window manager / compositing manager and an integral part of Pantheon, the desktop environment of elementary OS.

    Free Open Source Linux

  • Winflip

    WinFlip emulates Windows Vistas "Flip 3D" effect for Windows XP. Using the hotkey of your choice, you can find the window youre looking for in a fast, clean 3D interface.

    Free 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 findind! Start Exposing! We know that you have to work with many different windows at the same time. Now, finding and switching between them is easier than before. DeskPose NXT improves on the ALT+TAB method for flipping between windows, dynamically scaling them so you can quickly choose the one you need.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Sawfish

    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. All high-level WM functions are implemented in Lisp for future extensibility or redefinition. FEATURES: Powerful key-binding: Virtually every function provided by Sawfish can be bound to keys (or mouse buttons).

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Topdesk

    TopDesk radically reduces the time you spend switching between tasks by giving you the ability to quickly find the window you want from a thumbnail view. Swiftly select a window from an Expose-like or Flip3D-like view thumbnail view of all windows, including minimized windows. Rapidly switch between an applications windows using a thumbnail view of all windows that belong to the current application. Instantly access the desktop by hiding all windows.

    Commercial Windows

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