Alternatives to SmartTab for all platforms with Free License

  • Compiz

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • VistaSwitcher

    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...

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.5, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • Switcheroo

    What is Switcheroo? Switcheroo is for anyone who spends more time using a keyboard than a mouse. Instead of alt-tabbing through a (long) list of open windows...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Hyperswitch

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies. What's New Version 0.2.365-dev: Fix an issue that could delay activations...

    Free Mac

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  • ThumbWin

    ThumbWin can minimize the window on your desktop as thumbnails.

    Free Windows

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  • TaskSwitchXP

    TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds...

    Free Windows

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  • Manico

    Manico is a fast application switcher for Mac that lets you access apps by simply holding the Option key and pressing the target number.

    Freemium Mac

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  • Winflip

    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...

    Free Windows

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  • Alt-Tab Thingy

    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...

    • 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.

    Free Windows

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  • SuperSwitcher

    SuperSwitcher is a (more feature-ful) replacement for the Alt-Tab window switching behavior and Ctrl-Alt-Left/Right/Up/Down workspace switching behavior that is...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Alt-Tab Terminator

    Alt-Tab Terminator is a powerful task management utility for Windows. It replaces the Alt-Tab with a box that shows a list of all tasks, their names and preview...

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  • SpaceLauncher

    With SpaceLauncher for macOS, you can launch or switch to an app by pressing a pre-defined key while holding down spacebar.

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  • LiteSwitch X

    LiteSwitch X follows the tradition of LiteSwitch as a simple solution for managing open applications using the keyboard.

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