Window Maker is an X11 window manager originally designed to provide integration support for the
GNUstep Desktop Environment. In every way possible, it reproduces the elegant look and
feel of the NEXTSTEP user interface. It is fast, feature rich, easy
to configure, and easy to use. It is also free software, with contributions being made by programmers from around the
Window Maker has a stable user interface since many years and comes with a powerful GUI configuration editor called
WPrefs, which removes the need to edit text-based config files by hand. It supports running dockapps which make everyday tasks such as monitoring system performance and
battery usage, mounting devices or connecting to the internet very easy. Please see the features section for more specifics on what Window Maker can do, and how it compares with other
popular window managers.
The latest stable version is
released on 11.03.2017. See the NEWS section for more information.