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WinSpy Alternatives

WinSpy is described as 'tool for retrieving details of an open window in the Windows desktop environment. It appears that it has superceded WinSpy++' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are five alternatives to WinSpy for Windows and.NET Framework. The best alternative is Window Detective, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinSpy are WinSpy++, WinID, Winspector Spy and XWinspector.

This page was last updated Mar 3, 2019
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

WinSpy is a tool for retrieving details of an open window in the Windows desktop environment. It appears that it has...

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  1. Window Detective

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  2. WinSpy++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    Note: WinSpy++ appears to have been superceded by WinSpy.



  3. WinID

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  4. Winspector Spy

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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).

  5. XWinspector

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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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