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ideaWhat it does

Window Switch is a tool which allows you to display running applications on other computers than the one you start them on. Once an application has been started via a winswitch server, it can be displayed on other machines running winswitch client, as required.
You no longer need to save and send documents to move them around, simply move the view of the application to the machine where you need to access it.

The easiest way to explain what it does is to see it in action, here.
There are also screenshots of the software running on various platforms: windows - linux - osx - bsd ..

downloadTotally Free Software

This software is available under the GPL3 license, which guarantees your rights to use it for free, forever. No catch.
Go to the download section to find packages for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, etc.
Then you may refer to the quick start guide if needed.


It uses a number of open-source tools to make it easy to connect network computers to individual applications rather than simply at the file, network or display level.

Window Switch is the glue that ties all this together.
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briefcase Example Use Cases

  • Start work on one machine and continue on another
  • Easily start sessions on remote servers via a secure shell (SSH)
  • Provide access to the thousands of quality open-source applications to other (less fortunate) users on the network.
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