Alternative of Alt+Tab in Windows

I am sure all of us will be aware of the Windows shortcut Alt+Tab. It is an application switching shortcut that means every window of opened applications can be switched easily by pressing the combination of buttons Alt+Tab.

What about if this feature is also accessible through your Mouse? I am sure it will be a lot easier and less troublesome. Isn’t it?

Thanks to CyberNet News, I just got an application that is standalone i.e. no installation needed and when you press and hold the left mouse button, and then press the right mouse button, the Alt+Tab application switcher will appear on the screen until you click on one of the icons of the windows that you want to switch to. Don’t forget to release the mouse buttons as soon as you select the window that you want to toggle.


It can also be easily set to start with Windows by placing it in your Startup folder (see picture below) located in the Start Menu. You’ll know this is running when you see the Vista-like orb in the System Tray.


For Windows XP, download here.

For Vista, download here.

Thanks to

What’s your take on this? Don’t you think this Alt+Tab feature is more helpful through mouse? or If you know any other similar application, do share that with me.

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Filed under General. Posted by Abhishek and last updated on March 15, 2011.

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