Compositing Window Managers

Hyprland – dynamic tiling Wayland compositor

Hyprland is a dynamic tiling Wayland compositor that doesn’t sacrifice on its looks.

It supports multiple layouts, fancy effects, has a very flexible IPC model allowing for a lot of customization, and more.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Config reloaded instantly upon saving.
  • Custom bezier curve based animations.
  • Dual Kawase blur.
  • Drop shadows.
  • Rounded corners.
  • Gradient borders.
  • Fully dynamic workspaces.
  • Closely follows wlroots-git.
  • Global keybinds passed to your apps of choice.
  • A lot of customization.
  • Bundled wlroots.
  • Window/layer fade in/out.
  • Tiling/pseudotiling/floating/fullscreen windows.
  • Switching workspaces between window modes on the fly.
  • Special workspaces (scratchpads).
  • Window/monitor rules.
  • Socket-based IPC.
  • wlr_ext workspaces protocol support.
  • Event system for bash scripts.
  • Full damage tracking.
  • Docks support.
  • Drawing tablet support.
  • Native IME + Input panels support.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: vaxerski
License: BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License

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Hyprland is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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