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    Raskin Alternatives

    Raskin is described as 'Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…' and is a File Manager in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Raskin for Mac, Windows, Linux and Finder. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Raskin are Finder, Path Finder, TotalFinder and Mission Control.

    Raskin is mainly a File Manager but alternatives to it may also be Window Managers or Desktop Environments. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Raskin.
    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2020
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    • FreeProprietary
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    Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
    1. The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays open as you use other apps. It includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen and the desktop below that.


    2. 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 macOS.
    3. TotalFinder works like the normal Finder but adds tabs, dual panel, colored labels and other features. My goal is to improve Finder in a few areas where it is lacking but keep the general design.
    4. Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.


    5. 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.
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      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.

      Discontinued

      It says that it has automatically stopped production.

    6. Magican File is a professional program for Mac OS X that let you search and manage files on your disks.

      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.

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      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.
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      • Windows
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      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.
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