Is there an alternative/customizer app for cmd+tab that does not show minimized/hidden windows and apps?

Sometimes I have many apps running (Calendar, Mail, Twitter, etc.), but all of them are minimized and my focus is on, say, two apps: my IDE and the browser.

So I want cmd+tab to only show my browser and IDE.

Is there a way to achieve this?


If you hold command and quickly tap tab you will cycle between your two most recently used applications without bringing up the heads up display.

If you want to use a third party app Witch has options to ignore minimized windows.

  • quick tab tapping won't work for cycling between more than 2 apps. Witch looks good, and can ignore minimized windows, but can't ignore hidden ones. – βξhrαng Apr 24 '12 at 6:49
  • You could also permanently remove applications from view of Command Tab with foggynoggin.com/dockdodger They could be in the dock but wouldn't have an indicator light. – ridogi Apr 25 '12 at 0:32

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