ShellEnhancer Alternatives

    ShellEnhancer is described as 'NuonSoft ShellEnhancer is a powerfull utility designed to enhance the default shell of Windows. Learn more about ShellEnhancer' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ShellEnhancer for Windows, PortableApps.com and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is Dexpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try KDE Mover-Sizer or SmartSystemMenu. Other great apps like ShellEnhancer are DM2 (Free, Open Source), MoveInactiveWin (Free), Clicky Gone (Free, Open Source) and FreeSnap (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2016

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      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).

      Discontinued

      Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog

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    1. 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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    2. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
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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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    3. 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view, this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. This utility particularly helps with protecting your privacy by hiding things like your browser with banking details up and someone walks in on you.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ever try to size a window so it just touches the edge of the screen? It’s tedious (at least for me). FreeSnap allows you to instantly resize any window edge to the corresponding screen edge. Want that window to touch the right edge of the screen?
    4. 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.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Dims all windows except the active one. Features: - Place a transparent image across the screen. - Highly configurable.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Define zones that autosize windows dropped on them. Features: - Hold a window over a zone for .5 sec to autosize it. - Doubleclick the tray icon to center the active window.
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