Guide to X11/Window Managers/3dwm

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Type: Compositing
Licence: LGPL

The 3D Workspace Manager is a compositing window manager developed as an open source project at Chalmers University Media Laboratory in Sweden by Niklas Elmqvist and Robert Karlsson. 3D Workspace Manager acts as a platform for the research and development of future three dimensional user interfaces and interfaces with X11 to provide necessary backwards compatibility with legacy applications.


  • Titlebars
  • Titlebar buttons for menu and close

3dwm Provides Inspiration for the Microsoft Task Gallery[edit]

The project provided inspiration for the Microsoft Task Gallery, and 3dwm was mentioned on the Microsoft Research Website.

3dwm Related Websites[edit]

[1] - Official home page