Shock Aero 3D Alternatives
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.
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- - Compiz is the most popular Linux alternative to Shock Aero 3D.
- - Compiz is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Shock Aero 3D.
VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS. Once installed, it replaces the default Windows Alt-Tab dialog with a nice box that shows a list of all running tasks, with their names and preview snapshots, and enables the user to take actions on...
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- - VistaSwitcher is the most popular Windows alternative to Shock Aero 3D.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.5, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.
- - Witch is the most popular Mac alternative to Shock Aero 3D.
- - Witch is the most popular commercial alternative to Shock Aero 3D.
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.Topdesk has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
The site has not been updated since 2016, the latest version does not work well on Windows 10
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.Suggest and vote on features
If you are not familiar with the Alt-Tab task switcher in Windows, its a keyboard short-cut (hot-key) to enable fast switching between applications/windows. This feature has been in Windows since Windows 3.0 and is largely unchanged since Windows 95!Alt-Tab Thingy has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.0.4, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from the mirrors provided.
The ultimate desktop organizer. DeskPose NXT helps you to find your applications fast, organize your desktop and become more productive.Deskpose NXT has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
The site has not been updated since 2012, the latest version does not work well on Windows 10
Activate wanted windows and apps with Tabber Window Switcher which is a Command+Tab alternative to switch windows. See contents of windows Real-Time when switching windows. Switch Apps and Windows with a shortcut or set a custom shortcut to switch windows or to switch apps.
When Mac several applications are running, with many windows open, it is difficult to manage the chaos and to work productively. Manually switching between windows and placing them on the screen wastes a lot of time.Suggest and vote on features
WindowSwitcher for macOS Features