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TaskLayout Alternatives

TaskLayout is described as 'small portable layout manager which allow saving/restoring of desktop layout (a set of specified apps/windows with corresponding position on screen) in a single click/hotkey' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to TaskLayout for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Windows Explorer and AutoHotkey. The best alternative is AutoHotkey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TaskLayout are Keypirinha, DisplayFusion, Dexpot and RecentX.

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

TaskLayout is a small portable layout manager which allow saving/restoring of desktop layout (a set of specified...

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  1. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.

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  2. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

    smart search

  3. DisplayFusion will make your multi-monitor life much easier. With powerful features like Multi-Monitor Taskbars, TitleBar Buttons and fully customizable Functions, DisplayFusion will make managing your multiple monitors painless.

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  4. Dexpot icon


    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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).


    Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog:

  5. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.


  6. Total Windows® Facelift!.

    Tabbed Explorer feature adds tabs to vanilla system Windows Explorer (also known as File Explorer since Windows 10).
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    • Windows

    WindowManager helps you to improve your work flow by remembering and restoring the position and size of your programs and windows.

  8. Repeat icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.

  9. GridMove icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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    Key Manager

    • Windows

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.

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