Top 15 XQuartz Alternative and Similar Softwares | May 2021

The XQuartz project is an open-source effort to develop a version of the X.org X Window System that runs on Mac OS X.
Together with supporting libraries and applications, it forms the X11.app that Apple has shipped with OS X since version 10.5.

1. i3

i3 i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager with clean, readable and documented code, featuring extended Xinerama support, usage of libxcb instead of xlib and several improvements over wmii.......

2. awesome

awesome awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.It is primarily targeted at power users, developers and any people dealing with every day computing tasks and who want to have fine-grained control on theirs graphical......

3. Xmonad

Xmonad xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.......

4. EDE

EDE Equinox Desktop Environment is simple and small graphical desktop environment for UNIX operating systems......

5. dwm

dwm dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle and floating layouts. All of the layouts can be applied dynamically, optimising the environment for the application in use and the task performed.In tiled layout windows are managed in a master and stacking area. The master......

6. pekwm

pekwm pekwm is a window manager that once up on a time was based on the aewm++ window manager, but it has evolved enough that it no longer resembles aewm++ at all. It has a much expanded feature-set, including window grouping (similar to ion, pwm, or fluxbox), autoproperties, xinerama, keygrabber that......

7. Mission Control

Mission Control Mission Control, formerly Exposé, is a feature of the OS X operating system.Mission Control lets you view all open windows with a single keystroke: it unshuffles overlapping windows on your desktop into an organized tile view, so you can quickly locate and switch to any window or get to any......

8. Xara-GTK

Xara-GTK Xara is a graphical interface for Ara; a utility for searching the Debian package database using boolean regexp queries.Ara can perform sophisticated searches on that database. It is possible to use any field of the package database as a search criterion and any boolean combination thereof.Ara can also call......

9. Mir

Mir The purpose of Mir is to enable the development of user interfaces shells. In the case of Ubuntu, Mir will be utilized by next generation Unity. In addition, Mir will be developed in a manner that will retain its flexibility and usability in order that shells other than Unity may......

10. wmii

wmii wmii is a 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.......

11. WindowFX

WindowFX Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.......

12. IceWM

IceWM IceWM is a window manager for the X Window System (freedesktop, XFree86). The goal of IceWM is speed, simplicity, and not getting in the user's way.......

13. DeskAngel

DeskAngel DeskAngel is an enhancement tool for Windows desktop. It is simple, portable and totally free. It contains following features: System Features:- Lock windows. System provided a hotkey win+l.- Turn off monitor. Default hotkey is win+o.- Hibernate windows. Default hotkey is win+h.- Simulate win Key. F6 works like win key.Windows Enhancement......

14. Freebar

Freebar A free and improved clone of the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar.......

15. GhostWin

GhostWin GhostWin allows you to make any window slightly or completely transparent, and automatically adjusts the transparency level of windows that are being moved or sized so you can see what's underneath them ahead of time.Best of all, GhostWin is free to download and use, and does not contain any Adware......