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x:choyce Alternatives

x:choyce is described as 'A light-weight, Exposé-like window switcher for X (feat. OpenGL)' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are six alternatives to x:choyce for Linux, BSD, Xfce and Mac. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like x:choyce are Mission Control, Skippy-XD, KWin and Gala.

This page was last updated Oct 30, 2015
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD

A light-weight, Exposé-like window switcher for X (feat. OpenGL).

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  1. Compiz

    • 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.

  2. Mission Control

    • Mac

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



  3. Skippy-XD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Xfce

    Skippy-XD is a full-screen task-switcher for X11. You know that thing Mac OS X, Compiz and KWin do where you press a hotkey and suddenly you see miniature versions of all your windows at once? Skippy-XD does just that.

  4. KWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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. Gala

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gala is a window manager / compositing manager and an integral part of Pantheon, the desktop environment of elementary OS.



  6. SuperSwitcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    SuperSwitcher is a (more feature-ful) replacement for the Alt-Tab window switching behavior and Ctrl-Alt-Left/Right/Up/Down workspace switching behavior that is currently provided by Metacity.

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