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Virtual Dimension is described as 'free, fast, and feature-full virtual desktop manager for Windows platform. The main goal of this open-source project is indeed to enhance the Microsoft "Window Manager" up to the level of usual Unix Window Manager, by providing virtual desktops' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Virtual Dimension for Windows, PortableApps.com, Spaces and Mac. The best alternative is Dexpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try VirtuaWin or WindowsPager. Other great apps like Virtual Dimension are Sysinternals Desktops, TotalSpaces, mDesktop and Virtuoz.

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

    Dexpot

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Dexpot 

    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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    VirtuaWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    25 alternatives to VirtuaWin 

    VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista/Win7/Win10). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’).

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    1.  PortableVirtuaWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      VirtuaWin - Multiple Virtual Desktops
      Main Setup Dialog


    • WindowsPager icon

      WindowsPager

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      13 alternatives to WindowsPager 

      WindowsPager is a desktop-switcher/pager for Windows to manage virtual workspaces/desktops. It will integrate smoothly into the desktop panel.

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      Discontinued

      Hasn't been updated since 2011, see changelog:http://windowspager.sourceforge.net/changelog.html

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    • Sysinternals Desktops icon

      Sysinternals Desktops

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      15 alternatives to Sysinternals Desktops 

      Desktops allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops. Read email on one, browse the web on the second, and do work in your productivity software on the third, without the clutter of the windows you’re not using.

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      Discontinued

      last version released: 2012

      Tray Desktop Switch Window
    • TotalSpaces icon

      TotalSpaces

      • Mac
      • Spaces
      18 alternatives to TotalSpaces 

      TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion

      An easy to use 2D grid of desktops, inspired by the implementation OS X Snow Leopard. Navigate using the cursor keys, choose your transitions, and quickly access a birds eye view of your grid of spaces where you can manage your a.

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      mDesktop

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      13 alternatives to mDesktop 

      mDesktop is a lightweight application that allows the user to utilize multiple virtual desktops. Also, mDesktop integrates with Hotcorners. mDesktop currently supports up to ten virtual desktops.

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      Tray Options
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      Virtuoz

      • Windows
      23 alternatives to Virtuoz 

      Virtuoz was designed to be a minimal and robust program that allows to have more than one desktop on Windows. It was inspired by Sysinternals Desktops, but uses a different approach, which doesn’t impose the limitations which Desktops is bound to.

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      1.  PortableVirtuoz can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      zVirtualDesktop

      • Windows
      13 alternatives to zVirtualDesktop 

      A virtual desktop manager - "Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Hotkeys and System Tray Icon".

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      1.  PortablezVirtualDesktop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Desktop View allows you to see what's on all desktops and drag and drop window thumbnails
      The settings form is where you configure the app. This shot shows wallpapers and desktop naming.
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      Vista and XP Virtual Desktops

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      15 alternatives to Vista and XP Virtual Desktops 

      One of Vistas most talked-about new features is the Desktop Window Manager (DWM). A new set of thumbnail APIs can be used to access thumbnails of open windows. This virtual desktop program takes advantage of this new API and uses some tricks of its own to provide a powerful...

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      Main preview window with desktop thumbnails
    • GiMeSpace Desktop Extender icon

      GiMeSpace Desktop Extender

      15 alternatives to GiMeSpace Desktop Extender 

      GiMeSpace Desktop Extenders are scrolling virtual desktop managers and the only virtual desktop/window managers that give you seamless unlimited desktop space. New since version 2 is that you can now also resize your windows without any limitations.

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      Demo of 3D version
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