Sway AlternativesWindow Managers and other similar apps like Sway
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- - GNOME is the most popular Linux alternative to Sway.
- - GNOME is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Sway.
i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager with clean, readable and documented code, featuring extended Xinerama support, usage of libxcb instead of xlib and several improvements over wmii.
Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.Discontinued
No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.
Hyprland is a dynamic tiling Wayland compositor based on wlroots that doesn't sacrifice on its looks.
awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.
dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle and floating layouts. All of the layouts can be applied dynamically, optimising the environment for the application in use and the task performed.
xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.
- - Xmonad is the most popular Mac alternative to Sway.
A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning.
A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured in Python.
An easy, pleasant, speedy, and exciting way to use your favorite OS.
- - Kera Desktop is the most popular Windows alternative to Sway.
Kera Desktop Features
Fluxbox is a window manager for X that was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code. It is very light on resources and easy to handle but yet full of features to make an easy, and extremely fast, desktop experience. It is built using C++ and licensed under the MIT license.