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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 TaskSwitchXP, SmartTab and Alt-Tab Thingy.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

ThumbWin can minimize the window on your desktop as thumbnails.

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    VistaSwitcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to VistaSwitcher 

    VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS. Once installed, it replaces the default Windows Alt-Tab dialog with a nice box that shows a list of all running tasks, with their names and preview snapshots, and enables the user to take actions on...

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVistaSwitcher supports the use of multiple displays.
    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    The program is no longer updated.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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    TaskSwitchXP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to TaskSwitchXP 

    TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds visual styles to the dialog and also enhances it by displaying thumbnail preview of the application that will be...

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    SmartTab

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    21 alternatives to SmartTab 

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

    Features:

    All windows with small icons & full title at a glance. Activate a window either by using the regular alt-tab dance, or hit a key between 0 and 9 and a-z (choosing the window you want), o.

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    1.  PortableSmartTab can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

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

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      Alt-Tab Thingy

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      24 alternatives to Alt-Tab Thingy 

      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. This feature has been in Windows since Windows 3.0 and is largely unchanged since Windows 95!

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      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.

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