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Window Detective

Window Detective is a programmer's tool used to "spy" on an application's windows and allows you to view and even modify some of its properties.

  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

What is Window Detective?

Window Detective is a programmer's tool used to "spy" on an application's windows and allows you to view and even modify some of its properties.

Key features of Window Detective include:

  • View properties of windows such as text/title, dimensions and styles.
  • Set properties such as text/title, dimensions and styles.
  • View all windows in a tree hierarchy of parent/child windows.
  • 'Pick' windows to inspect using the mouse.
  • Advanced search which allows you to find windows that match specified criteria.
  • Listen for window messages sent to a window.
  • "Smart Settings" that intelligently remember user settings such as window positions.
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Window Detective Screenshots

Main Application Window
Monitoring a Window's Messages
Picking a Window to Inspect
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Window Detective information

  • Developed byxtal256
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Alternatives4 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

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It does almost all things spy does, but it can not show messages for children of a window. That is not supported here.

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Open Source, pain free installation, works on windows 7 using for development now 10 minutes after discovering it.

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Tags

  • development
  • window-properties
  • view-properties
  • modify-properties
  • winspector
  • inspect
  • windows-messages

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