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SwitchBlade Alternatives

SwitchBlade is described as 'allows for quick window switching using a configurable hotkey and an intuitive search interface' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SwitchBlade for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SwitchBlade are Switcheroo, Witch, Contexts and Hyperswitch.

SwitchBlade alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SwitchBlade.
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  • Windows

SwitchBlade allows for quick window switching using a configurable hotkey and an intuitive search interface.

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    Compiz

    • 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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    Switcheroo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    The simplest and fastest ALT-TAB replacement.

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  3. Witch icon

    Witch

    • Mac

    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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  4. Contexts icon

    Contexts

    • 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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    Hyperswitch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.

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  6. Alt-Tab Terminator icon

    Alt-Tab Terminator

    • Windows

    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 snapshots, and enables to take actions on them. It is the successor to VistaSwitcher.

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    VistaSwitcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    Mission Control

    • Mac

    Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.

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    TaskSwitchXP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off.

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    Command-Tab Plus

    • Mac

    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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