mDesktop!

You will need version 4 or higher of `firefox` https://www.mozilla.org/firefox
to run Pencil as a Firefox Extension. Linux users will need version 4 or higher of either `firefox`, `iceweasel` or `xulrunner` https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/XULRunner,
or version 25 or higher of `palemoon` https://www.palemoon.org/.
The Windows installer and OS X archive has everything you need built-in. Windows, Linux, OS X & Firefox Packages are available for download from the Releases Page https://github.com/prikhi/pencil/releases.
You can also install the Firefox Add-on from the Mozilla Add-on Repository https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/pencil-prototyping/.
To install the OS X package, unzip the archive and copy the `Pencil.app` folder t

mDesktop alternatives

  • Dexpot

  • Dexpot turns your monitor into up to 20. It creates and manages virtual desktops and enables you to work far more efficiently and comfortably with many simultaneously opened windows on Windows 95/98/ME and NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista (incl. x64).

    tags: Discontinued minimize-to-tray multiple-desktops virtual-desktop
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • VirtuaWin

  • VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista/Win7/Win10). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’). Virtual desktops are very common in Unix/Linux, and once you get accustomed to using them, they become an essential part of a productive workflow.

    tags: Portable desktop-manager virtual-desktop workspace
    platform: Windows PortableApps.com
  • WindowsPager

  • WindowsPager is a desktop-switcher/pager for Windows to manage virtual workspaces/desktops. It will integrate smoothly into the desktop panel.

    tags: virtual-desktop workspace desktop-manager
    platform: Windows
  • Sysinternals Desktops

  • Desktops allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops. Read email on one, browse the web on the second, and do work in your productivity software on the third, without the clutter of the windows you’re not using. After you configure hotkeys for switching desktops, you can create and switch desktops either by clicking on the tray icon to open a desktop preview and switching window, or by using the hotkeys.

    tags: virtual-desktop workspace virtual-desktop-manager virtual-desktops
    platform: Windows
  • TotalSpaces

  • TotalSpaces provides a grid of spaces on OSX Lion

    tags: desktop-customization customize-spaces desktop-grid
    platform: Mac OS X Spaces
  • Virtual Dimension

  • Virtual Dimension is a free, fast, and feature-full virtual desktop manager for Windows platform. The main goal of this open-source project is indeed to enhance the Microsoft "Window Manager" up to the level of usual Unix Window Manager, by providing virtual desktops, as well as some additional features, like always on top, window shading...

    tags: window-manager virtual-desktop workspace desktop-manager
    platform: Windows
  • KWin

  • 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.

    tags: window-manager desktop-enhancement desktop-manager window-resizer compositing
    platform: Linux BSD
  • Virtuoz

  • Virtuoz was designed to be a minimal and robust program that allows to have more than one desktop on Windows. It was inspired by Sysinternals Desktops, but uses a different approach, which doesn’t impose the limitations which Desktops is bound to.

    tags: Portable window-manager desktop-environments virtual-desktop desktop-customization
    platform: Windows
  • Sawfish

  • Sawfish is an extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language. Its policy is very minimal compared to most window managers. Its aim is simply to manage windows in the most flexible and attractive manner possible. All high-level WM functions are implemented in Lisp for future extensibility or redefinition.

    tags: window-manager desktop-environments
    platform: Linux
  • goScreen

  • GoScreen is truly indispensable tool on any Microsoft Windows computer.It creates a number of virtual pages on the monitor screen. When a program is started, it is placed on the current - "active" screen page. When one then goes to another page, the program is left on the page where it was started - one can always find it there. It is possible to move program windows from one screen page to another.

    tags: virtual-desktop multiple-desktops
    platform: Windows
  • Peach.

  • Peach is a Desktop application for Windows 10 that helps you to organize your work via taking a new feature in Windows, Virtual Desktops, and extending its powers to be centered around focusing on your work.

    tags: productivity-app virtual-desktop
    platform: Windows
  • Vista and XP Virtual Desktops

  • One of Vistas most talked-about new features is the Desktop Window Manager (DWM). A new set of thumbnail APIs can be used to access thumbnails of open windows. This virtual desktop program takes advantage of this new API and uses some tricks of its own to provide a powerful virtual desktop manager with a full screen thumbnail based preview. You can have as many desktops as you want and can seamlessly switch between them.

    tags: workspace
    platform: Windows