wmii Alternatives

    wmii is described as 'small, dynamic window manager for X11. It is scriptable, has a 9p filesystem interface and supports classic and tiling (acme-like) window management. It aims to maintain a small and clean (read hackable and beautiful) codebase' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to wmii for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and FreeBSD. The best alternative is i3, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wmii are Openbox (Free, Open Source), awesome (Free, Open Source), Sway (Free, Open Source) and Xmonad (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 28, 2021

    1. StumpWM is a tiling, keyboard driven X11 Window Manager written and scriptable in Common Lisp. StumpWM attempts to be customizable yet visually minimal. There are no window decorations, no icons, and no buttons.
      show more
    2. Heavily Inspired by i3wm. Wmderland aims to simplify the core functionalities of i3wm, and bundle in the essential features required for a modern but minimal Tiling Window Manager. Written in C++ using Xlib.


    3. A dynamic tiling Wayland compositor using wlroots, with desktop semantics inspired by xmonad. Core features include: - Automatic/dynamic tiling with your choice of layouts. - Per-output workspaces: display the workspace you want, where you want.
    4. Way Cooler is a tiling Wayland window manager, written in Rust, configurable using Lua, and extendable with D-Bus.
      show more
    5. Windawesome (pronounced - contrary to what you would expect from the way it is written - Windows-om, not Wind-awesome) is a highly customizable tiling/dynamic window manager with multi-monitor support for Windows, which works on top of explorer.exe and not as a shell replacement.
      No screenshots yet
    Showing 35 of 35 alternatives