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    Winflip Alternatives

    Winflip is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Winflip for Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Winflip are Witch (Paid), Hyperswitch (Free), VistaSwitcher (Free) and Mission Control (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2019
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    WinFlip emulates Windows Vistas "Flip 3D" effect for Windows XP. Using the hotkey of your choice, you can find...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Compiz is a compositing manager adding fancy effects to your windows, from drop shadows to awesome desktop effects like the Desktop Cube or the Expo view.
    1. Witch lets you access all of your windows by pressing a shortcut and choosing from a clearly arranged list of window titles.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      HyperSwitch provides a compelling alternative to HyperDock for keyboard junkies.
    2. VistaSwitcher is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.5, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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

    4. 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.
    5. 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.
    6. Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deformations (e.g: jelly windows - that makes moved window wiggle like being made from jelly; or fold - which hides windows by folding up horizontally, and unfolds when showing), physics (e.g.


      It says that it has automatically stopped production.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      Experience Raskin's unique bird's eye view to browse and manage your pictures, presentations, PDFs…
    7. Find and activate windows without leaving the keyboard. Faster than alt-tab.
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