ThumbWin Alternatives

    ThumbWin is described as 'can minimize the window on your desktop as thumbnails' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to ThumbWin for Windows. The best alternative is VistaSwitcher, which is free. Other great apps like ThumbWin are SmartTab (Free), TaskSwitchXP (Free) and Alt-Tab Thingy (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 2, 2011

    • 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • SmartTab, the better Alt-Tab (a Windows Alt-Tab Dialog replacement).

      Features:

      All windows with small icons & full title at a glance.

      Discontinued

      Work only on XP, last update was in 2006. See http://smarttab.org/download.php

      • Free
      • Windows


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

      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