Sawfish AlternativesWindow Managers and other similar apps like Sawfish
Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more efficiently and comfortably with many simultaneously opened windows on Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista (incl. x64).
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- - Dexpot is the most popular Windows alternative to Sawfish.
- - Dexpot is the most popular free alternative to Sawfish.
Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog
Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.
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- - Openbox is the most popular Linux alternative to Sawfish.
- - Openbox is the most popular Open Source alternative to Sawfish.
No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.
awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.
Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.Suggest and vote on features
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A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured in Python.Suggest and vote on features
xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.
- - Xmonad is the most popular Mac alternative to Sawfish.
A minimalist Linux smartphone environment that is truly yours to control. Sxmo, or Simple X Mobile, is a collection of simple and suckless X programs and scripts used together to create a fully functional mobile UI adhering to the Unix philosophy for the PinePhone and other...Suggest and vote on features
Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…Suggest and vote on features
- Works OfflineRaskin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.
- - Mission Control is the most popular commercial alternative to Sawfish.
wmii is a small, dynamic window manager for X11. It is scriptable, has a 9p filesystem interface and supports classic and tiling (acme-like) window management. It aims to maintain a small and clean (read hackable and beautiful) codebase.
mDesktop is a lightweight application that allows the user to utilize multiple virtual desktops. Also, mDesktop integrates with Hotcorners. mDesktop currently supports up to ten virtual desktops.Suggest and vote on features
Bluetile is a tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as tiling layouts where windows are arranged to use the entire screen without overlapping.Suggest and vote on features
The last commit on this software is ten years ago and the GNOME desktop has moved on. Notably, it is now difficult to replace the default window manager in GNOME.