Actual Windows Menu is a suite of the most essential tools for versatile windows control: minimize them to tray, set up priority, keep always-on-top, apply transparency, etc. Once installed, the extra options are added to each window's system menu.
Version: 8.14.3Actual Window Menu is a suite of the most popular innovative tools letting users operate windows on the desktop in some advanced ways: alternatively minimize to Windows notification area (system tray) or to a floating icon on the screen, alter the execution priority of Windows processes on-the-fly, apply semi-transparency effect, roll up / unroll, resize, align, easily move windows between different displays in a multiple display environment, etc.
License: Free To Try $19.95
Operating System: Windows
Installation, as well as the use of the program, is extremely easy and does not require much time. After installation, the application embeds its extra commands into each window's system menu.
These new commands are as easy to use as common Move / Size / Minimize / Close ones, and they significantly enhance windows management abilities. The set of commands can be customized for particular applications so that you can select just features which are really necessary there and, thus, form a convenient and flexible working environment.
Actual Window Menu is irreplaceable when you have to work with numerous applications at once switching from one to another, which is very annoying and frustrating.
Moreover, it becomes quite difficult to distinguish between minimized programs as they get the taskbar piled up.
Actual Window Menu enables you to forget that chaos and proceed with your work not being disturbed by windows mess on the desktop.
System window menu is the standard windows management facility - it's simple, handy and functional. Enhancing it with Actual Window Menu will turn it into a magic wand - powerful and unobtrusive.
Version 8.14.3: Fixed: Rare random crashes of running apps.
Version 8.14: 1) Fixed: Office 2013+ apps got frozen after unlocking a user session. 2) Added: High DPI support for configuration windows. 3) Fixed: High DPI support in service window "Move to monitor". 4) Fixed: Min-to-Screen icons might get out of sight after reducing the resolution.
Version 8.13.3: 1) Fixed: High CPU consumption by SmartScreen. 2) Fixed: Exclusions stopped working since 8.13. 3) Improved: Separate editing windows for Specific Window Settings now independent of the main window.
Version 8.13.2: 1) Fixed dwm.exe crash in Windows Vista/7. 2) Improved compatibility with Chromium-based apps (Opera/Vivaldi/Yander.Browser, Slack, Spotify). 3) Fixed active window scrolling. 4) Fixed Configuration window look in high DPI resolutions.
Version 8.13: 1) Reduced system workload on multi-core CPUs. 2) Fixed Drag to Scroll and Easy Dragging/Sizing features. 3) Fixed moving a maximized Google Chrome window to a monitor with a different DPI resolution. 4) Improved scaling of Configuration windows on monitors with different DPI resolutions.
Version 8.12.1: 1) Fixed: 64-bit applications might crash sometimes.
Version 8.12: 1) Fixed: Some applications (e.g. Malwarebytes) might hang at startup if Actual Window Menu was running. 2) Fixed: Sometimes an active application might hang forever because of rolling the mouse wheel actively.
Version 8.11.2: 1) Fixed: In Windows 10 Creators Update, Metro (UWP) apps crashed at startup if Actual Window Menu was running. 2) Fixed: Hints with current window position/size showed incorrect values on some desktop configurations.
Version 8.11.1: 1) Windows 10: fixed crashes of various apps (like Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013 installers and components, iTunes Helper, iPod Service, QIP Infium, installers of Windows Phone SDK, System Center 2013, Office Dev Tools, MS LightSwitch 2011).
Version 8.11: 1) Improved the speed of advanced mouse features on 64-bit multi-core CPUs (8+ real cores). 2) Added the ability to create specific window settings for Metro (UWP) apps in Windows 10. 3) Improved the support of Metro (UWP) apps in Windows 10 for Minimize Alternatively and Quick Settings actions.