SpaceLauncher Alternatives

    SpaceLauncher is described as 'Launch apps by holding down spacebar while pressing a key'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SpaceLauncher for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SpaceLauncher are Witch (Paid), Contexts (Paid), VistaSwitcher (Free) and Hyperswitch (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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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    1. Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.
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      • Mac
      Switch between application windows effortlessly – with a click, a quick gesture, keyboard shortcuts or search; no matter how many of them you have open; even on multiple spaces & multiple displays.
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    2. VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      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 after long idle periods.


    3. Command-Tab Plus Is a Powerful and Customizable macOS App’s and Windows SwitcherCommand-Tab Plus is designed to help you switch between apps and windows in a faster and more convenient way. A great alternative for Mac App’s switcher.
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    4. Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.
    5. Alternative application for Windows' native task switcher (Alt + Tab).
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    6. Looking for Expose and Spaces on Windows ? BetterDesktopTool makes Expose and Spaces like Features avialabe on Windows PCs. Offering Mouse + Keyboard shortcuts and Active-Edges it is easy to use.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Fast and simple app switcher for Mac.
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