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Topdesk Alternatives

Topdesk is described as 'TopDesk radically reduces the time you spend switching between tasks by giving you the ability to quickly find the window you want from a thumbnail view' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Topdesk for Mac, Windows, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Dexpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hyperswitch or Raskin. Other great apps like Topdesk are Witch, Mission Control, KWin and Sawfish.

Topdesk alternatives are mainly Window Managers but may also be File Managers or Desktop Environments. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Topdesk.
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  1. Dexpot icon

    Dexpot

    • 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).

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    Discontinued

    Dead app. 3 years since the last update. Not compatible with current version of Windows. See changelog: http://www.dexpot.de/?id=changelog

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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableWitch is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Task list


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    Hyperswitch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.

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  4. Mission Control icon

    Mission Control

    • Mac

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

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  5. Raskin icon

    Raskin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…

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  6. KWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor. It is an integral part, and the default window manager of the Plasma Workspaces, but it can also be used on its own or with other desktop environments.

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    KWin's desktop cube.
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    Sawfish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Sawfish is an extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language. Its policy is very minimal compared to most window managers. Its aim is simply to manage windows in the most flexible and attractive manner possible.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSawfish supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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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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    Winflip

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    WinFlip emulates Windows Vistas "Flip 3D" effect for Windows XP. Using the hotkey of your choice, you can find the window youre looking for in a fast, clean 3D interface.

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    WinFlip simulates Vista's "Flip 3D" effect with a hotkey
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    Shock Aero 3D

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Have you seen the cool and nice effects of Windows Aero in Windows Vista? One of those effects is a view of your open windows in a three-dimensional stack on your desktop, and using hot keys, you can flip through the open windows to quickly locate and select the window you want.

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    Discontinued

    9 years since last update.. See http://www.docs.kr/entry/Download-Shock-Aero3D-en

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