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Shock Caption Alternatives

Shock Caption is described as 'Make Windows in caption bar size and recover again. Version 1.5 available. Version 1.1 download is compromised' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Shock Caption 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 SmartSystemMenu or altdrag. Other great apps like Shock Caption are Sizer, RBTray, Taekwindow and KDE Mover-Sizer.

Shock Caption alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Shock Caption.
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  1. Dexpot icon

    Dexpot

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Dexpot 

    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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    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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    SmartSystemMenu

    45 alternatives to SmartSystemMenu 

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

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  3. altdrag icon

    altdrag

    78 alternatives to altdrag 

    AltDrag allows you to move and resize windows much easier. When you have it running you can simply hold down the Alt key and then use your mouse to drag any window, and it doesn't matter where in the window you click.

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    1.  Portablealtdrag can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Sizer icon

    Sizer

    22 alternatives to Sizer 

    Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size.

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    RBTray

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    50 alternatives to RBTray 

    Allows almost any program to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.

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    1.  PortableRBTray can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      Last update is from 2015 but the project has been forked: https://github.com/benbuck/rbtray

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      Taekwindow

      69 alternatives to Taekwindow 

      Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them with the Alt key, similar to many X11 window managers.

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      1.  PortableTaekwindow can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      • KDE Mover-Sizer icon

        KDE Mover-Sizer

        83 alternatives to KDE Mover-Sizer 

        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.

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        1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsKDE Mover-Sizer supports the use of multiple displays.
        2.  LightweightKDE Mover-Sizer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      • GridMove icon

        GridMove

        53 alternatives to GridMove 

        GridMove - A window management tool that can quickly arrange your windows into desktop grids.

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        DM2

        • Windows
        • PortableApps.com
        40 alternatives to DM2 

        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.

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        1.  PortableDM2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          Discontinued

          Last version is from 2007

          Enhanced system menu
          Open/Save dialog favorites & recent
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          WinSize2

          22 alternatives to WinSize2 

          WinSize2 can move windows automatically to a predefined place and / or resize the width and/or height to a predefined size.

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          Discontinued

          No updates since "V 2.38.04 (2011-06-10)". See http://winsize2.sourceforge.net/en/

          Moving and resizing window
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