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    Window Detective Alternatives

    Window Detective is described as 'programmer's tool used to "spy" on an application's windows and allows you to view and even modify some of its properties' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Window Detective for Windows and.NET Framework. The best alternative is WinSpy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Window Detective are WinSpy++ (Free, Open Source), WinID (Free Personal), Winspector Spy (Free) and XWinspector (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Mar 3, 2019
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    Window Detective is a programmer's tool used to "spy" on an application's windows and allows you to view...
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      WinSpy is a tool for retrieving details of an open window in the Windows desktop environment. It appears that it has superceded WinSpy++.
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      • Windows
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      Note: WinSpy++ appears to have been superceded by WinSpy.


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      WinID is controls & windows identification utility that is both powerful and compact. Its main purpose is to give an easy way to retrieve information about Microsoft Windows controls visually right off the screen.
    1. Have you ever used Spy++ that comes with MSVC? If you have then you know what Winspector is - but take out all of the annoyances of Spy++ and add in a big bag of handy tweaks and features.

      Discontinued

      Window-Spy.com is dead, but last version of Winspector Spy, 1.0b Build 37, can be still downloaded from Softpedia or AutoHotKey (see the comment).

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      Discover hidden features of other software with XWinSpector. It works like Spy++ but has many other features!

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0b Build 37, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia

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