wtftw Alternatives

    wtftw is described as 'Window Tiling For The Win. A tiling window manager written in Rust' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to wtftw 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 wtftw are Openbox (Free, Open Source), awesome (Free, Open Source), Xmonad (Free, Open Source) and Sway (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 28, 2021

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      spectrwm is a small dynamic tiling window manager for X11. It tries to stay out of the way so that valuable screen real estate can be used for much more important stuff. It has sane defaults and does not require one to learn a language to do any configuration.
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    1. Left is a tiling window manager written in rust for stability and performance. The core of left is designed to do one thing and one thing well. Be a window manager. Because you probably want more than just a black screen LeftWM is built around the concept of theming.
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    2. i3-gaps is a fork of i3wm, a tiling window manager for X11. It is kept up to date with upstream, adding a few additional features such as gaps between windows.
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    3. Phoenix is a lightweight OS X window and app manager scriptable with JavaScript. You can also easily use languages which compile to JavaScript such as CoffeeScript. Phoenix aims for efficiency and a very small footprint.
    4. WMFS² is a lightweight and highly configurable tiling window manager for X written in C. WMFS² is a free software distributed under the BSD license. It can be driven from keyboard or mouse and its configuration stands in one text file, easily understandable.

      Discontinued

      The last update on the GitHub repo (https://github.com/xorg62/wmfs) was on August 14th, 2013. The official website is no longer accessible, but has been archived by Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20141218125810/http://wmfs.info/

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    5. Window manager for X that is extensible in Guile Scheme.
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    6. PaperWM is an experimental Gnome Shell extension providing scrollable tiling of windows and per monitor workspaces. It's inspired by paper notebooks and tiling window managers. Supports Gnome Shell 3.28 and 3.30 on X11 and wayland.
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    7. 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.
    8. PyTyle is an extremely versatile and extensible tiling manager that is meant to be used on top of EWMH window managers. Its feature set was modeled after the basic tiling features of XMonad.
    9. 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.
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