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Switcheroo is for anyone who spends more time using a keyboard than a mouse. Instead of alt-tabbing through a (long) list of open windows, Switcheroo allows you to quickly switch to any window by typing in just a few characters of its title.


Screenshot of Switcheroo in action


Download Switcheroo here

If you use Chocolatey, Switcheroo can be installed with choco install switcheroo.


Action Shortcut Remarks
Activate Switcheroo Alt + Space This shortcut can be customized in Options
Activate Switcheroo Alt + Tab Only works if enabled under Options
When Switcheroo is open
Switch to selected window Enter
Close selected window Ctrl + W
Dismiss Switcheroo Esc


Switcheroo was originally developed by James Sulak.

Regin Larsen took over the project in 2014 and is the current maintainer.

How to contribute

Please report any bug you encounter by submitting an issue.

If you have an idea how to improve Switcheroo, then don't be shy to submit it as well.

Pull requests are greatly appreciated. If you plan a larger feature, then please get in contact, so we can coordinate the efforts.


Switcheroo is open source and is licensed under the GNU GPL v. 3.

Copyright 2014, 2015 Regin Larsen
Copyright 2009, 2010 James Sulak
Switcheroo is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

Switcheroo is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with Switcheroo.  If not, see <>.


HellBrick, ovesen, philippotto, tarikguney, holymoo, elig0n and trond-snekvik have contributed to Switcheroo.

Switcheroo makes use of these great open source projects: