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Old Apr 6, 2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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[Beta] HyperSwitch - combines OS X's Cmd-tab with Windows's Alt-tab

Disclaimer: I'm not the coder for the app, I'm just spreading the word since I liked it a lot.

Link: http://bahoom.com/hyperswitch

If there's one thing I never liked much about OS X compared to Windows, it was the app switching keyboard shortcut. In Windows, you could alt-tab through just about every open window, but with OS X, you rotate among applications, and that too the most recent window you used. While you can switch among the windows with cmd-`, this command is useless if you have other windows on other desktops.

Enter HyperSwitch. It gives you the option to see which windows are open when you highlight an app while Cmd-tabbing, and from there, you can use Cmd-` to select the window of choice. Very useful if numerous windows from a single app are scattered in different desktops.
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Old Apr 9, 2013, 06:25 PM   #2
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Disclaimer: I'm not the coder for the app, I'm just spreading the word since I liked it a lot.

Link: http://bahoom.com/hyperswitch

If there's one thing I never liked much about OS X compared to Windows, it was the app switching keyboard shortcut. In Windows, you could alt-tab through just about every open window, but with OS X, you rotate among applications, and that too the most recent window you used. While you can switch among the windows with cmd-`, this command is useless if you have other windows on other desktops.

Enter HyperSwitch. It gives you the option to see which windows are open when you highlight an app while Cmd-tabbing, and from there, you can use Cmd-` to select the window of choice. Very useful if numerous windows from a single app are scattered in different desktops.

It's a good start - still not on par with LiteswitchX though.
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Old Apr 9, 2013, 10:18 PM   #3
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It's a good start - still not on par with LiteswitchX though.
I looked up Liteswitch X - definitely look interesting.
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I looked up Liteswitch X - definitely look interesting.
Unfortunately its discontinued :-( Still haven't found a good replacement for it.
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Unfortunately its discontinued :-( Still haven't found a good replacement for it.
FYI, I tweeted the developer (@skid or follow @liteswitch) and he fixed LiteSwitch X to run in Mavericks. He was extremely helpful and fixed it within a few hours. He also eliminated the registration. There are a few bugs but no show stoppers. These apply to Lion, Mountain Lion & Mavericks.

You can download @ sysbeep.com
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FYI, I tweeted the developer (@skid or follow @liteswitch) and he fixed LiteSwitch X to run in Mavericks. He was extremely helpful and fixed it within a few hours. He also eliminated the registration. There are a few bugs but no show stoppers. These apply to Lion, Mountain Lion & Mavericks.

You can download @ sysbeep.com
Awesome share, thanks!
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FYI, I tweeted the developer (@skid or follow @liteswitch) and he fixed LiteSwitch X to run in Mavericks. He was extremely helpful and fixed it within a few hours. He also eliminated the registration. There are a few bugs but no show stoppers. These apply to Lion, Mountain Lion & Mavericks.

You can download @ sysbeep.com
Thanks!
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