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  • Dexpot icon


    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...

    Free Personal Windows

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    • Discontinued Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog:
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    WinSplit Revolution

    WinSplit Revolution is a small utility which allows you to easily organize your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them to make the best use of your...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 11.04, released on April 12, 2011, can be still downloaded from
  • Openbox icon


    Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support. The *box visual style is well known for its minimalistic...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Preme for Windows icon

    Preme for Windows

    Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality. Key features: # Touch the corners of your...

    Free Windows

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  • Nimi Visuals icon

    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...

    Free Windows

  • TotalSpaces icon


    TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion An easy to use 2D grid of desktops, inspired by the implementation OS X Snow Leopard. Navigate using the cursor...

    Commercial Mac OS X Spaces

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  • Mission Control icon

    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...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • KWin

    KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and the default window manager of the...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Bluetile icon


    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

  • Ratpoison icon


    Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no fat library dependencies, no fancy graphics, no window decorations, and no rodent dependence. The screen can be split into...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Virtuoz icon


    Virtuoz was designed to be a minimal and robust program that allows to have more than one desktop on Windows. It was inspired by Sysinternals Desktops, but uses a...

    Free Windows

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    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Raskin icon


    Inspired by Jef Raskin, our zoomable user interface shows you all the stuff on your computer on a single surface. Using zoom and pan to view, arrange and open documents...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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