What is PowerToys?
It is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with ways to squeeze more efficiency out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for individual workflows.
PowerToys is a tool in the Application Launcher category of a tech stack.
PowerToys is an open source tool with 85.2K GitHub stars and 4.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PowerToys's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses PowerToys?
18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PowerToys.
- Window manager
- Windows key shortcut guide
- Maximize to new desktop widget
- Process terminate tool
- Batch file renamer
- Animated gif screen recorder
PowerToys Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to PowerToys?
A productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.
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